Start Minor Sustainable Development
Monday 5 September the eighth edition of the interdisciplinary Minor Sustainable Development started. With 65 students coming from more than 20 differ...
Students searching for biological ways to prevent tundra fires
In August-September 2016 three CML students are doing an exciting field work in sub-arctic tundra in Sweden in collaboration with Ümea University.
EU-FP7 project IDREEM featured on Euronews TV
IDREEM (Increasing Industrial Resource Efficiency in European Mariculture) is a European research project launched in 2012 to protect the long-term su...
New Horizon 2020 project on Concrete Sustainability
A new Horizon 2020 project has been awarded to Mingming Hu and Jeroen Guinée of the Department of Industrial Ecology of Institute of Environmental Sci...
Bitcoins demand a huge amount of electricity
Bitcoin is the most popular virtual currency to date but it is starting to have some serious physical effects on the environment. A study shows that i...
Environmental benefits in transport sector often disappointing
Eco-innovations like more economical cars do not generate the environmental benefits predicted by the manufacturers. This is the result of the so-call...
Circular economy essential to keep the earth turning
A circular economy in which all resources are reused is a prerequisite for a sustainable world. As EU president, the Netherlands can give a firm impet...
Dies Natalis: 'The big questions call for collaboration'
Universities cannot survive in this highly competitive world without collaboration. And the ultimate aim is to make the world a safer and more sustain...
The city as a mine has the future
In an (Dutch) interview with the regional Leiden newspaper “Leidsch Dagblad”, Ruben Huele and Ester van der Voet talk about the recently started proje...
The African lion consists of two subspecies
Biologist Laura Bertola argues that the traditional separation of lions into African and Asian subspecies is incorrect. She has discovered that Africa...
Students make recommendations for more sustainable university
Leiden University is working on sustainability and should give its efforts more publicity. This is the conclusion of Industrial Ecology master’s stude...
Guest lecture by Ernst Worrell on "Material Matter: Connecting Energy and Material Efficiency"
On Tuesday 10 March 2015 - 10h Ernst Worrell, professor at the University of Utrecht with a chair on "Energy, materials & Environment", will give a le...
Industrial Ecology and Mathematics Leiden's best master specialisations
The master specialisations Industrial Ecology and Mathematics ranked highest among the master specialisations in Leiden.