12 search results for “phd”
Decomposing tears in order to detect Dry Eye Disease
By measuring proteins in tears, ophthalmologists can more easily diagnose dry eyes (Dry Eye Disease). Peter Raus, a Belgian ophthalmologist and PhD student at the Institute of Biology Leiden, developed a new method for protein determination in tear fluid. The technique is also promising for the early
First ever Joint docARTES and PhDArts session
PhD-programmes, specialized in artistic research, docARTES and PhDArts join forces on March 22 and 23.
Kistemaker obtains PhD cum laude on production of ground-breaking molecules
A month ago it was Marc Baggelaar, and now Hans Kistemaker too has obtained his PhD cum laude at the Leiden Institute for Chemistry (LIC). ‘He has made ground-breaking contributions to the world of protein modification,’ says PhD supervisor Gijs van der Marel. Kistemaker obtained his PhD on 11 May
Europa institute welcomes 2 new Meijers grant recipients
We are very happy to announce that two candidates of the Europa Institute won the Meijers PhD grant of 2018. Both PhD-students will perform highly topical research into different areas of EU law for the coming four years.
Cum laude on understanding catalysts under extreme conditions
Physical chemist Rik Mom developed a revolutionary way to investigate catalysts in action in detail. For this work he received the distinction cum laude during his PhD defence on 29 June.
PhD candidate Lilo Nein investigates relations between texts and performances from the perspective of visual art.
Last PhD doctorates of 2016
The last two months of 2016 were a very productive time for the ACPA. We had no less than 6 promotions!
Obtaining a PhD at Teylers Museum at age of 68
Most people would not even consider it, starting a PhD at the age of 62. However, for the former Teylers Museum curator Bert Sliggers it was like a dream that came true: ‘The opportunity I was given felt like a gift, it brought me and Teylers Museum a lot.’
Rush hour in the Academy Building: record number of PhD defences
A record number of 417 PhD candidates defended their theses in 2016. How many of these were cum laude? What were their propositions? The advantage of dirty nappies, for example. Read about the facts and figures on PhD defences in 2016.
Champion in headwind and predictions
It is a stormy Sunday afternoon, with gusts of a whopping 110 kilometres per hour. Chemist Teun Sweere defies the enormous headwind on his city bike, and wins the NK Headwind cycling after 22,5 minutes. A new highlight follows six months later: his PhD defence (14 June).
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