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Sharing personal data for health

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

How western and Chinese medicine can strengthen each other

Personalised healthcare could be the answer to insufficient treatment of chronically ill people. Therefore, PhD Junzeng Fu tries to predict the respon...

Lecture of Prof. Dr. Janne Bengtsson about Biological control and ecosystem services

Thursday February 2nd, 2017 Prof. dr. Janne Bengtsson from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala has given a lecture called: "Biologi...

Celia Fonseca Guerra appointed as Extraordinary Professor of Applied Theoretical Chemistry

Since February 1st, 2017 Célia Fonseca Guerra is appointed as extraordinary professor at the LIC with a chair in applied theoretical chemistry. She wi...

Statistician Heike Trautmann is Pascal professor 2017

The German professor of Information Systems and Statistics Heike Trautmann accepted the Pascal chair this month at LIACS, the computer science institu...

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 ...

One-way traffic for motion in new material

Scientists have developed a material that breaks one of the fundamental principles governing many physical systems. Ordinary materials transmit extern...

Wijnhaven: where you can get to know the world

On 10 February Leiden University celebrated the official opening of Wijnhaven, the University's newest premises in The Hague. Everyone present emphasi...

Registration for 'Navigation Through the Ages' online course is now open

Learn all about the rich history of navigation, from ancient Greece to Europe’s Gallileo Programme, in the course ‘Navigation through the Ages’. This ...

442nd Dies Natalis focuses on Asia

On the 442nd anniversary of the foundation of Leiden University, and at the start of the Leiden Asia Year, lawyer Jan Michiel Otto, an expert in the f...

Human DNA softer than DNA single-celled life

Single-celled organisms have stiffer DNA than multicellular lifeforms like humans and rice. Theoretical physicists managed to simulate the folding in ...

Sugoi! Start of Leiden Asia Year

Throughout the coming year, all attention in Leiden will be on Asia. This special year, featuring numerous Asian events, conferences, exhibitions and...

Visit the Leiden preliminary heat of FameLab

Which two Leiden scientists will present their research in the most compelling way in three minutes? It could be those with the most supporters. The L...

New IBL-professor in "Computational Biology": Vera van Noort

Vera van Noort has been appointed Professor in the field of Computational Biology within the Faculty of Science at the Institute of Biology from the 1...

Registration for the Science Based Business specialisation is now open

The registrations for the Science Based Business specialisation of the Fall 2017 (Management track, starting in September) has now been opened, and it...