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Thijs Porck is the winner of the second LUCAS Public Prize!
Thijs Porck, expert in medieval English, has won the LUCAS Public Prize because he has made his research and education visible to a wider audience. Th...
Leiden European City of Science in 2022
The title of European City of Science was officially handed over to a delegation from Leiden in the Italian city of Trieste on 6 September. Leiden wil...
Robert Zwijnenberg: ‘Don’t just talk but dare to get your hands dirty’
Rob Zwijnenberg, Professor of Art and Science Interactions, uses daring experiments to get his students to think about social issues. "People who I in...
New online platform Learning with the City
Learning with the City, a partnership between the Municipality of Leiden, Leiden University and University of Applied Sciences Leiden, has a new onlin...
Leiden spin-off In Ovo awarded 2.5 million grant
Leiden biotech company In Ovo, a spin-off of Leiden University, has received a European Innovation Council Accelerator Pilot Grant. In Ovo will use th...