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Structured Parallel Programming for Monte Carlo Tree Search
Cancelled: The Japanese Footprint of Siebold in the Netherlands
‘Connect to at least one other person’
At the Faculty of Science, forty per cent of the employees are of a non-Dutch nationality. Amongst PhDs that is even sixty per cent. How are they doing in a time of working at home in a different culture, when travelling is not possible? Astronomer Yamila Miguel is the first in this series to tell her…
‘There couldn’t be a better time to launch EUniWell’
On 17 November, the European academic community will be a partnership richer, when EUniWell, the European University of Well-Being, is launched. Within EUniWell, Leiden University and six other universities are working together on well-being challenge. Four Leiden researchers explain the benefits of…
#CoronaHulp: ‘There's a broad desire to help one another'
Coronavirus is generating a great deal of uncertainty throughout the world. Fortunately, there are some bright spots, such as the residents of Italian cities who are in quarantine trying to keep everyone's spirits up with their clapping and singing. Closer to home, Leiden historian Suze Zijlstra took…
Urgent research projects funded by LUF
Misleading graphs, the erosion of democracy and the weakening of bones as a side-effect of medication. Researchers are starting work on these very topical problems, funded by subsidies from the Leiden University Fund awarded on 12 October.
- Questions and answers
How EL CID week can go ahead after all
When the government introduced its corona measures, the future of EL CID suddenly looked uncertain. But this annual introduction week will start on 5 August after all. How did the EL CID board pull this off? A glimpse behind the scenes through the eyes of chair Mirte Haanappel.
- This Week's Discoveries
Cancelled: The Origin of Complex Cells
Lecture, Van Leeuwenhoek Lecture on BioScience
A warm virtual welcome to Leiden first years
No decorated signs on an overfull Lammermarkt but instead a video meeting that gradually fills up and the inevitable question of ‘Can everyone hear me?’ The 51st EL CID introduction week began online this week, on Wednesday 5 August. Because of the corona measures, most of the programme has been converted…
A rapid transition to online education: ‘We had faith that it would work out’
‘The range of possibilities for interactive and online teaching at the university has grown rapidly during the coronavirus crisis,’ says Michelle Olmstead, Director of the Centre for Innovation – and the Centre has seen some pretty rapid growth of its own.
- Education coffee break at Faculty of Science