6 search results for “societal impact” in the Student website
Maurits Berger: ‘Every researcher should do a social project’
Maurits Berger worked as a lawyer in Amsterdam and as a journalist and researcher in Egypt and Syria. Since 2008, he has been a Professor of Islam in Leiden. Now he finally gets to do what he really wants: bringing his social knowledge and experience with Islam to the academic world. His call to the…
Faculty Governance and Global Affairs
Joining forces to find solutions in the time of corona
The Resilient Society Platform was launched this week, right in the middle of the corona crisis. It brings together researchers, students, government and business in the hunt for solutions to the problems caused by COVID-19, both now and in the future.
Four pressured months trying to solve society’s woes
In the National Think Tank, 20 young academics spend four months mulling over a solution to a societal problem. Two Leiden alumni tell us more.
Ideas from bachelor's students sought after by government and businesses
In their third year, students of International Studies get their teeth into difficult issues put forward by government and businesses such as Unilever and the World Food Programme. Students who take part gain valuable experience.
Premiere 'Humans of Humanities' - film about the Leiden Faculty of Humanities
Debate, Film & Panel discussion