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Faculty of Science opens academic year with responsibility call and nanoparticles
On Tuesday 4 September, in a full lecture hall C1, Dean Geert de Snoo opened the Academic Year for the Faculty of Science. A year in which the ethics and responsibility of scientists will be invoked.
Students open academic year
For the first time in the 441-year history of Leiden University, students will be the keynote speakers at the opening of the new academic year. Their talks will focus on refugees.
200 years of Leiden Science: kicking off the lustrum year in style
Music, being together and the impact of science were at the heart of the festive opening of the academic year and the start of the faculty’s 200-year anniversary. The faculty was 200 years old on 2 August 2015. The anniversary was celebrated in style, attended by 500 members of staff and students.
Tap water stations to reduce plastic waste
Leiden University will install over 30 tap water stations in the autumn of 2017 at the various University buildings. The first is already in use.
Opening Academic Year 2017-2018
‘My students don't stop at a six!'
During the opening of the academic year, true to tradition the LUC Teaching Prize will be awarded to the University's best lecturer. Get to know the nominees. This week: Florian Schneider.
‘A good relationship is a teacher's best asset'
During the opening of the academic year, true to tradition the LUC Teaching Prize will be awarded to the best lecture at the University. Get to know the nominees. This week: Christine Espin.
‘Let students see you’re passionate about your subject’
In line with tradition, at the opening of the academic year the LUS Teaching Prize will be presented to the University’s best teacher. Get to know the nominees. This week: Thijs Porck.
K.J. Cath Prize: making a difference by communicating science
Astronomer and science communicator Pedro Russo is awarded the K.J Cath Prize and € 2,500 for his outreach efforts that bring science to the general public. ‘There are so many bright scientists, and so few people communicating about science.’