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The Future of Drone Use
In November, Springer published a book on The Future of Drone Use, edited by dr. Bart Custers, associate professor at eLaw, the Center for Law and Digital Technologies of Leiden University.
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The environmental rebound effect: a new paradigm for an old challenge. The case of transport eco-innovation
What is the role of the rebound effect in achieving environmental savings from transport eco-innovation? Are traditional definitions of the rebound effect adequate in the context of transformative innovations and multidimensional environmental issues?
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As a PhD candidate, you are expected to follow certain courses and training programmes in the context of your training as researcher. The courses and training programmes will help you to conduct your scientific research, write your dissertation, develop your career and gain self-insight.
The Paramagnetic NMR Facility Leiden has been established to provide support to researchers who want to apply paramagnetic NMR spectroscopy to biomolecules. Support is offered in the design and synthesis of paramagnetic probes, either for general application (such as lanthanide tags and spin labels)…
Marina Terkourafi in Forbes on the impact of language on perceptions on belonging
What makes for a good team? In a series of articles on teams, Forbes referred to the work of Marina Terkourafi, professor of Sociolinguistics at Leiden University.
Liability of football clubs for supporters’ misconduct
On 19 May 2016, Rosmarijn van Kleef is expected to defend her PhD thesis entitled ‘Liability of football clubs for supporters’ misconduct. A study into the interaction between disciplinary regulations of sports organisations and civil law’ in Leiden. Supervisors are Professor Alex Geert Castermans…
In this project Principles and Best Practices for Insolvency Office Holders (IOHs) for cross-border insolvency cases are developed.
Alumni of the master’s Vitality and Ageing start their careers in various academic positions. They mostly kick-off their careers in scientific research, policy development or continue with their medical career.
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High-throughput screening for developmental and reproductive toxicity
Can chemical safety assessment be improved with zebrafish embryo-based reporter assays?
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On metrics and models for multiplex networks
In this thesis, we extend the concept of null models as canonical ensembles of multi-graphs with given constraints and present new metrics able to characterize real-world layered systems based on their correlation patterns.
Visit the Master's Day at Leiden University on 16 March
A new Master's Day will be taking place at Leiden University on 16 March 2018. Prospective master's students can explore the different master's programmes to find the right one. Want to know what you can expect at the Master's Day? This video will give you an impression.
Hominin Evolution in Africa
The Great Rift Valley in Africa is a real treasure trove for discovering early human fossils. The fossils found in this part of Africa have determined our view of human evolution. But was the Great Rift Valley really the place where evolution took place or just a place where fossils are well preserved…
This project proposes an integrated and comparative study on the syntactic, semantic, prosodic and processing aspects of in-situ wh-questions, taking the Grammar-parser correspondence hypothesis (Phillips 1996, 2003) as a guiding principle.
The Institute CADS adheres to and teaches an approach to research ethics and integrity that emphasizes the processual nature of informed consent, situational ethics, and the indispensability of continually updating the ethical tradition in international anthropology in all the work of its researchers…
The Museums, Collections and Society (MCS) research group of the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) makes grants available for collection-based research.
The World Upside Down. The Geographical Revolution in Humanist Commentaries on Pliny's Natural History and Mela's De situ orbis (140-1700)
'The World Upside Down. The Geographical Revolution in Humanist Commentaries on Pliny's Natural History and Mela's De situ orbis (140-1700)', in: Enenkel, K.A.E. & Nellen, H. (Eds.), Neo-Latin Commentaries and the Management of Knowledge in the Late Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period (1400-1700).Humanistica…
In May-June 2014. large scale excavations were executed in Kampen on a cemetery belonging to a Medieval infirmary (Geertruidengasthuis) by the municipality of Zwolle in cooperation with the Laboratory of Human Osteoarchaeology. During the course of 11 days, the BA and MA students from Leiden University…
John Ash and the Rise of the Children's Grammar
Making extensive use of primary source materials this study contributes to existing scholarship in the field of eighteenth-century grammars and grammarians by providing an in-depth study of Ash’s Grammatical Institutes and its influence on other popular grammars for children.
The (un)willingness to reward cooperators and punish non-cooperators
What are the determinants of the willingness to administer rewards for cooperation and punishments for non-cooperation, and how do they influence people’s sanctioning behavior?
SMALL Savannah : an information system for the integrated analysis of land use change in the Far North of Cameroon
Promotores: W.T. de Groot, M. Tchuenté, Co-promotor: J.P. Cheylan
Computer interventions for young children at risk to prevent reading impairments
This study’s main aim is to test whether children’s learning behaviour explains why they do not benefit from a literate environment.
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The European Law Master’s specialisation is founded on the Europa Institute’s research programme, The progression of EU law: Accommodating change and upholding values. The programme distinguishes itself by its broad intra-disciplinary approach, covering institutional, constitutional as well as substantive…
Yannick van den Brink appointed Assistant Professor at the Child Law Department
Y.N. (Yannick) van den Brink (LL.M, MA) will be appointed Assistant Professor at the Child Law Department of the Leiden Law School as of 1 August 2016.
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What are the life-cycle environmental impacts and risks to human health and ecosystems of a III-V/Si PV system? How can these be expected to change when the system is deployed at industrial scale? What are the most favourable recycling scenarios?
Sustaining total war: Militarisation, economic mobilisation and social change in Japan and Korea (1931-1953)
This project investigates the effects of the Asia-Pacific War (1931-1945) and the Korean War (1950-1953) on the production, distribution, preparation and consumption of food in transwar Japan and Korea.
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Placebo research: Training of the immune and endocrine system
The major aim is to unravel the central mechanisms of how peoples’ expectancies affect physical symptoms, immune and endocrine responses, and related health outcomes, through the use of pioneering multidisciplinary methods in experimental studies in healthy and clinical populations.
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An Institutional Perspective on the United Nations Criminal Tribunals: Governance, Independence and Impartiality
On 18 September 2019, Huw Llewellyn defended his thesis 'An Institutional Perspective on the United Nations Criminal Tribunals: Governance, Independence and Impartiality'. The doctoral research was supervised by Prof. N.M. Blokker and Prof. L.J. van den Herik.
Classics (800 BCE−600 CE)
This research cluster aims to analyse and interpret the formation and transmission of Graeco-Roman culture by exploring the relationships between cultural products (texts, objects, practices) and their societal and historical contexts.
Early Modern Medievalisms
Early Modern Medievalisms: The Interplay between Scholarly Reflection and Artistic Production
Social Injustice, Disadvantaged Offenders, and the State’s Authority to Punish
Andrei Poama, Assistant Professor at Leiden University, published a piece in the journal of Political Philosophy about social injustice, disadvantaged offenders and the state's authority to punish.
Job opening: postdoc for project ‘QUAD’
Research project ‘Quantification, Administrative Capacity, and Democracy (QUAD)’ has a vacancy for a postdoc.