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Don't miss it: the next Leiden Science Run for refugee students!

4 June 2019

Be the first to sign up for the fourth edition of the Leiden Science Run!

On Saturday 28 September, we will again organize the Leiden Science Run at the Leiden Bio Science Park. Form a team of colleagues, fellow students or friends and sign up.

The Leiden University is celebrating its 444 years anniversary in 2019. This special birthday calls for a special celebration. That is why we have adjusted the distance of this edition to 4.44 km

Running for Scholars at Risk

In some places in the world, scientists are threatened with death because of their ideas, research and social position. The protection of these scientists and the principle of academic freedom is important. Simply because every person's right to think, ask questions and exchange ideas is the basis for science and a free and prosperous society.

That is why the raised money from the Leiden Science Run 2019 is going to Scholars at Risk, the UAF program that offers threatened scientists a temporary opportunity to continue their research in a safe academic environment.

Practical information

This charity run will be in the form of a 4.44 km relay race, with teams of four people. The registration fee is € 25,- per team.

The start and finish are in front of the entrance of the Faculty of Science (Einsteinweg 55), near the Gorlaeus Lecture Hall. The race will start at 12.00 hrs on Saturday 28 September.

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