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Opening Academic Year 2021-2022 - Faculty of Science

Tuesday 21 September 2021
Lecture Hall
Einsteinweg 57
2333 CC Leiden

On Tuesday 21 September we will celebrate the faculty Opening of the Academic Year 2021-2022. You're welcome to join our online talk show in which our dean Paul Wouters welcomes various guests from within and outside our faculty. During the opening, we will kick off the construction of Phase 2A of the Gorlaeus Building in a festive manner. Watch live from 11.00 hrs.

Our guests
Paul Wouters is the host of the We Are Science Talkshow. He will talk to Spinoza Prize winner Marc Koper, the board members of the network for female beta scientists RISE and our assessor Joost Barendse. He also welcomes Jasper Knoester, our new dean. Together they look ahead to his start in January 2022.

Phase 2A of the new building starts
In the second part of the talk show, Wouters continues with various guests who are involved in the development and construction of Phase 2A. Guests at the table are Michel Leenders (Vastgoedbedrijf Universiteit Leiden), Ramon Janssen (Heijmans), Ida Haisma (LBSP), Hans Toornstra (Inbo), Ad van Aert (JHK) and Odette Ex (Ex Interiors). They will discuss the concept, the environment of Phase 2a and the construction.

Main role for our students
Assessor Joost Barendse and the students of our study associations will mark the start of the construction in a playful way. Curious how? Join us live and follow our socials the coming week for a hint...

Ask your question
Already have a question about the new building? Let us know via communicatie@science.leidenuniv.nl. We will make a selection of the received questions, so that the experts can answer them for you.

Watch the opening live on 21 September
In view of the prevailing Covid restrictions, this edition of the Opening Academic Year will be broadcasted live from the Gorlaeus Lecture Hall. All students and staff are warmly invited for the online event.

Follow the opening of the academic year and start contruction of phase 2A here

Follow the opening of the Academic Year below or via the following link: https://streams.nfgd.nl/opening-academisch-jaar


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