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Connect four: bachelor mathematics labelled excellent for the fourth time
For the fourth time in a row, the Dutch University Selection Guide labelled the Leiden bachelor’s programme Mathematics as ‘Excellent’. Director of education Floske Spieksma: ‘Together we make this programme a success. It is good to see that our efforts are rewarded again.’

Statement by the Faculty Board regarding the Mathematical Institute (MI)
An article about our Mathematical Institute (MI) appeared on 23 June in the University newspaper Mare.

Pim Overgaauw appointed Institute manager of the Mathematical Institute
As of 1 September, Pim Overgaauw is appointed as Institute Manager of the Mathematical Institute. The job is not new to him, as he has been ad interim institute manager since March 2022. For now, Overgaauw will be working for the MI three days a week, but it is expected that this can be extended to…

Graphing formulas by hand to promote symbol sense: Becoming friends with algebraic formulas
In this research we have studied how teaching graphing formulas by hand (i.e. sketching a graph of a formula) could promote grade 11 and 12students’ symbol sense.

Bioactivity based quality control for Chinese herbal medicine
Can we establish a new quality control system for herbal medicines that is based on bioactivity rather than a few abundant chemicals?

A mathematical model for a more diverse workforce
Many organisations have a biased workforce, even though diversity has so many advantages. Australian and Dutch researchers, including Leiden psychologist Romy van der Lee, have developed a solution based on a mathematical model. They published their findings in PLoS One on 28 July.

M Bhargava
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Rusydi Makarim
Science

David Holmes
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Marco Streng
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Peter Bruin
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Hendrik Lenstra
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Martin Bright
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Ronald Cramer
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JanHendrik Evertse
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Stefan van der Lugt
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Ronald van Luijk
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Robin de Jong
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Bart de Smit
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Research Prof.Dr. Arjen Doelman selected within Mathematics of Planet Earth program NWO
The research project ‘Adaptive SemiStrong Ecosystem Dynamics’ of Prof.Dr. Arjen Doelman is selected for funding as one of the 7 research projects within the program Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE) of NWO.

Stéphanie van der Pas wins ASML Graduation Prize Mathematics for analysis new research method
On November 29, Stéphanie van der Pas receives the ASML Graduation Prize for Mathematics at the Royal Holland Society of Sciences (KHMW) in Haarlem. She proved that a new method to choose a research model works better than the usual standard method.

Quantitative biology of polar auxin transport and plant development
The availability of complete plant genome sequences together with the ever increasing amount of data on the molecular, cellular and physiological mechanisms of plant development require mathematical and computational models to obtain a complete overview of and generate new insights into the quantitative…

Pim Overgaauw: ‘As Institute Manager, you are the spider in the web’
Pim Overgaauw is at his best when he can support others. His new position as Institute Manager of the Mathematical Institute is therefore a perfect fit. ‘My main goal is to ensure that our mathematicians can focus on the maths.’

Mathematical model helps to explain the formation of spine and ribs
Mathematical biologists from Leiden have developed a model that helps to explain how the spine and vertebrae, among other things, form during embryonic development. The same process, the other way around, plays a key role in cancer metastasis. Publication in iScience.

Silver and bronze for Dutch girls at European Girl’s Mathematic Olympiade
At the European Girl’s Mathematical Olympiad, which took place from 9 to 15 April in Florence, Italië, Gabriëlle Zwanenveld (17) from The Hague won a silver medal. Christel van Diepen (17) from Arnhem and Anouk Egging (17) from Deventer both won a bronze medal. The fourth team member, Floor Beks (16)…

From wine tears to cloud transport: large mathematical conference in Leiden
The winner of the highest scientific distinction in mathematics, an explanation for wine tears and much more mathematical theory and application. From 8 to 12 July, 550 mathematicians will meet in the center of Leiden to discuss differential equations.

Students of Mathematics and Computer Sciences to World Finals Programming 2013
Students of Mathematics and Computer Sciences Josse van Dobben de Bruyn, Mathijs van Nes and Bas Nieuwenhuizen will represent Leiden University in the World Finals Programming 2013 in St. Petersburg. From 30 June to 4 July, the 240 smartest programmers from universities around the world will come together…

Stieltjes Prize: best Mathematical thesis prize for PhD student Ziyang Gao
Ziyang Gao received the Stieltjes Prize from Koen Becking, chairman of the Executive Board, for his thesis 'The mixed AxLindemann theorem and its applications to the ZilberPink conjecture'.

Dynamic personalised sarcoma care: implementation of a mathematical prediction app in the clinic
A new app provides dynamic predictions of survival for patients suffering from soft tissue sarcoma. It was developed by the mathematical Institute research group DASPO, Data Analysis and Survival for Personalised Oncology.

ASML Graduation Prize for mathematics student Pim Spelier – Incentive Prize for firstyear student Jorre The
Alumnus Pim Spelier is one of the two winners of the ASML Graduation prizes for mathematics students. He used a new method to solve single polynomial equations. Bachelor student Jorre The wins one of the ORTEC Incentive prizes for the best study results during the first year. On 30 November, the Royal…

Dietsje Jolles
Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen

Jing Yu
Faculty of Humanities

Richard Gill
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Jacq Meulman
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Sander Hille
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Emilie Prast
Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen

Rob Tijdeman
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Vivi Rottschäfer
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Peter Stevenhagen
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Frans de Haas appointed Scientific Director  Change Manager at the Mathematical Institute (MI)
Frans de Haas, professor of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy and Director of the Dutch Research School of Philosophy, will join the management team of the MI on a temporary basis, in any event until 1 January 2022, in the role of Scientific DirectorChange Manager.

Modular forms of weight one over finite fields
Promotor: S.J. Edixhoven

Mathematics of Deep Learning
Lecture

Solving multiplication and division problems
Latent variable modeling of students' solution strategies and performance

The mathematical ties between South Africa and Leiden: Marcel de Jeu professor by special appointment at the University of Pretoria
A longterm mathematical collaboration between South Africa and Leiden will continue with the appointment of Marcel de Jeu as professor by special appointment at the University of Pretoria. He will be working in the field of Positivity.

Ruben Huele
Science

Kees van Putten
Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen

Phd student Frits Veerman selected for a Rubicon research grant in Oxford
After his PhD defense on 25 September Frits Veerman will go to the University of Oxford to do research at the Centre for Mathematical Biology.

This is how didactic Peter Kop encourages high school students to make friends with algebraic formulas
For many high school students, mathematical formulas are nothing more than abracadabra. Didactic and mathematics teacher Peter Kop wants to change this. For his PhD research, he devised a new series of lessons full of drawing assignments that learn students to assign more meaning to the formulas. Kop:…

POSTPONED: International Day of Mathematics
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The master’s programme offers two researchoriented specialisations where you can focus on Algebra, Geometry and Number Theory or Applied Mathematics. You can also combine Mathematics with education, management or science communication.