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Probing complex problems
Issues such as climate change, the depletion of natural resources or social inequality are too complex to be addressed from a single scientific discipline or by a single country. Leiden University has the expertise to bring the resolution of these enormous problems a small step closer.
Opening academic year Faculty of Science
Faculty of Science says goodbye to Dean Geert de Snoo
During the farewell reception on 29 August, the Faculty of Science will say goodbye to Dean Geert de Snoo. On 1 November 2019, he will continue his career as Director of the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW). Colleagues talk about his significance for ecology, about his contribution as a…
Plastic between your toes
The sand on European beaches may look pristine, but in every kilogram of sand there are on average 250 microplastics: fragments smaller than 5mm. These results are part of a study from Leiden researchers with the help of beach-goers throughout Europe.
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.
Overview of the publications of the department of Environmental Biology (1972-2015)
Spin-off from astronomy: measuring water pollution with your mobile
Leiden astronomers and ecologists are developing an instrument that lets people measure the quality of surface water with a smartphone.This international citizen science project, MONOCLE, is a collaboration between scientists and local people in Tanzania, Brazil and four European countries.
Female talent in the spotlight
The representation of women in science is improving, also at the Faculty of Science. On 8 March – International Women's Day – we highlight the work of female scientists from our faculty.
This Week’s Discoveries | 27 September 2016
Overview of the publications of the department of Industrial Ecology (1982-2015)
U.N. World Water Day: Key Challenges and Opportunities to Sustainable Water Management
Conference, Symposium of the Water and Society Lab: U.N. World Water Day