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Child Cancer Fund subsidises statistical research

Marta Fiocco, professor in the Mathematical Institute, has received a grant for analysing data on chemotherapy in children suffering from leukaemia. T...

Life work award for computer scientist Grzegorz Rozenberg

Leiden prof. emeritus Grzegorz Rozenberg is honoured with the first life time award in formal languages, a research area of theoretical computer scien...

Mechanism MRI amplifying agents explored

Special amplifying agents can make MRI scanners and NMR techniques hundreds of times more sensitive. Leiden physicists have now found a method to test...

10 February: wear something warm!

The University is taking part in the National Warm Sweater Day on 10 February and the heating will be turned down in many buildings. Make sure you wea...

From scarcity to abundance: big data in archaeology

New digital methods and a data explosion are radically changing archaeological research. Karsten Lambers, Associate Professor of Archaeological Comput...

Catalysts contribute their own oxygen for reactions

A catalyst: normally a substance that speeds up a chemical reaction, without adding molecules to this reaction. Scientists from the group of Prof. Mar...

Exhibition Return 'beautiful collection of science outside the normal framework

Students from the master track Media Technology at Leiden University exhibit their work in HUBspot for three days at the end of January. The expositio...

Position available: SBB Education Support Officer

As part of its expansion, the Science Based Business team at the Faculty of Science is opening up a new position.

Pharmaceutical World Congress. An interview with its chair: Prof. dr. Meindert Danhof

In May 2017, the PIF will hold its three-year World Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences in Stockholm, Sweden. We had an exclusive interview with the...

Sifting through data the smart way

We produce more data than ever before, and researchers gather more and more information. That data contains a wealth of insights and new possibilities...

Computer scientist Frank Takes Teacher of the Year

Students of the Science Faculty of Leiden University have chosen Frank Takes, researcher and teacher at the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Scie...

Koen Hokke, Master student in Biology

While being intrigued by al discovery’s in the field of Molecular Biology, my first experience with an internship made me quit unhappy. I failed miser...

Alexander van Oudenhoven Discoverer of the year 2016

Environmental scientist Alexander van Oudenhoven has been chosen as Discoverer of the year of the Faculty of Science. Vice Rector Magnificus Hester Bi...

Pam Engelberts receives the “Kees Bakker Award”

Leiden Biology student Pam Engelberts received the annual award for being the best BSc-student in 2016 from the “Stichting Professor Dr. K. Bakker-fon...

Almost twenty new MOOCs have started

Nineteen new Leiden University MOOCs have started this January. Anyone can take part in these online courses varying from combatting terrorism to kid...