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North Holland settlement re-examined

Archaeologist Virginia García-Díaz made replicas of centuries-old tools to be able to study North Holland settlements from the corded-ware culture. Ph...

Sharing personal health data

Comparing individual health data with group data allows doctors to give personalised advice and patients to learn from one another's experiences. Wess...

Martijn Ridderbos Vice-President Executive Board

Martijn Ridderbos, MSc, will be appointed member and Vice-President of the Executive Board of Leiden University with effect from 8 May 2017. He succe...

Vici grants for four Leiden researchers

Four Leiden researchers have been awarded a prestigious Vici grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Academic Research (NWO).

Working towards a better world together

Global problems such as diseases of affluence or microplastics in the sea are too complex to be dealt with from a single scientific discipline or by j...

Five tips to make your Open Day a success

On 25 February more than 6,500 prospective students will visit the Open Day to learn more about programmes in Leiden and The Hague and to get a taste...

Laura Steenbergen and Christian Eistrup win Leiden FameLab

Which young scientists are best at explaining their research in three minutes and can take part in the national finals? These questions were answered ...

LERU makes suggestions for teaching at research universities

What are the typical characteristics of teaching at research universities, and how is excellence defined and promoted? These are the key questions in ...

Focus Raqqa: reconstruction of a Syrian museum collection

In the civil war in Syria, the country's cultural heritage is also under threat. There have been further acts of vandalism in Palmyra and many of the ...

Martyrs are sometimes women

Women behind the front play an important role in a large proportion of Iranian novels, written on the Iran and Iraq-war (1980-1988). But their martyrd...

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