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Tjerk Oosterkamp in New Scientist on Elfstedentocht

Because the last Elfstedentocht celebrates its twentieth anniversary, New Scientist spoke with physics professor Tjerk Oosterkamp about his research o...

Leiden astronomers in astronomy podcast

Five Leiden astronomers tell about science in the podcast Astronomy et al. This podcast was set up by Ricardo Garcia Soto in September 2016 and is foc...

Pedro Russo on gender preconceptions on Times Higher Education

Three in four scientists depicted in primary school science textbooks are men, according to a recent study by Observatory scientist Pedro Russo. In an...

DWDD University uses Leiden Physics experiments

In the latest episode of DWDD University on 'Light', Prof. Robbert Dijkgraaf used a number of experiments from the Leiden Physics Practicum Lab. He sh...

Publication PhD student Eva Kritikou accepted in Scientific Reports:

A recent publication by Biopharmaceutics PhD-candidate Eva Kritikou has been accepted by the renowned scientific journal Scientific Reports.

Winner Physics Image Award is Volkskrant Image of the Week

Vera Meester has won the annual Physics Image Award 2016, with her photo of 'smiling' colloids. The Volkskrant published the picture as Image of the W...

36 ditches as living lab for water quality

On Monday 14 November, the first spadeful of earth was dug for the construction of the Living Lab, an experimental test site to study living organisms...

Leiden Wall formulas on TV channel Omroep West

On Thursday 3 November, Leiden University celebrated the official opening of two wall formulas in the Leiden city centre. Snell's law and the formula ...

Beestieboys visit Philippine crocodile project

The VPRO children’s television show Beestieboys visited the Philippine crocodile project of the Mabuwaya Foundation. Presenters Tim and Nicolaas met C...

Leiden researchers win public award in Smartest Project contest

A research project by Developmental Psychology professor Carolien Rieffe and researchers of the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science has been...

Astronomers from Leiden write IEEE Software Impact column

Professor Simon Portegies Zwart and doctor Jeroen Bédorf had the honour to write for the IEEE Software magazine.

Pokémon Go new opportunity for children with autism

'A great result for the effect of Pokémon Go on children with autism', says Carolien Rieffe in the Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant. 'Although we do not...

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...

Dutch biotech spin-off In Ovo in The Guardian

The Dutch biotech spin-off In Ovo is the first company to develop a large-scale solution for determining the sex of a chick while it is still in the e...

Managing water is managing the future

“A partnership based on water” summarised Gerhard van den Top the relationship between the Netherlands and the Philippines in the 4th Louwes Lecture....