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Newsletter Student Support FSW January 2022
Happy New Year!
LDN FWD: Register for meetings on the strategic plan
Give your opinion on societal themes at the university and win a prize
Education, Research, Social
All IGOs and NGOs in a row: Yearbook of International Organizations
New master’s in Population Health Management
Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and Leiden University will start a new two-year English-taught master’s programme in Population Health Management (PHM) on 1 September 2021. The programme, which has been given the green light by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO),…
Uhlenbeck scholarship research master students
Science & Society
The FSW Honours College offers you an interactive Honours track, alongside your regular bachelor’s degree programme.
New Executive Board at Leiden University
Leiden University has a new Executive Board. Since 8 February 2021, Annetje Ottow has been the new President and Hester Bijl the new Rector Magnificus of the Board, while Martijn Ridderbos has continued in his role as Vice-Chairman.
Please note: wear a warm sweater on Friday 7 February!
Warm Sweater Day: join in and win!
University elections: relevant to all students
The University elections are from 25 to 29 May. You get to choose who will represent you this coming year in the various faculty councils, the LUMC Student Council and the University Council. Which parties can you vote for and what do they stand for?
‘Let knowledge flow through the neighbourhoods!’
Leiden during corona, loneliness in the elderly or making the city more sustainable. Students from Leiden University and Leiden University of Applied Sciences are working with the Municipality of Leiden on solutions to societal problems. How is this benefitting society? And where is there room for i…
Nature conservation initiatives – who foots the bill?
In January 2020, Marja Spierenburg joined the FSW as the new Professor of Anthropology of Sustainability and Livelihoods. Let’s get to know her. ‘All my research is basically about nature conservation. I look at areas like national parks, but also at measures aimed at increasing the sustainability of…
Green islands around the University buildings to entice threatened insects
The number of insect species is plummeting, which is why the University is creating a more biodiverse environment around its buildings. Annetje Ottow, President of the Executive Board, planted the first bee-friendly plants in the front garden of Oude UB on 20 September.
Talk and debate: how do we prevent science from harming the environment?
Sustainability researchers can play an important role in the energy transition. But what if their partners are not (yet) sustainable and science itself has adverse effects? This is the subject of an online talk by researcher Thomas Franssen on 16 December with a discussion afterwards. ‘Clean energy…
Visit by Members of Parliament highlights interdisciplinary research and collaboration
High-quality education, research involving multiple faculties, collaboration between universities and central government funding to make all this possible: these were the topics covered in a working visit of the Standing Committee for Education, Culture and Science (OCW) to the Association of Universities…
- Vote in the university elections
Second round: nominations Pieter de la Court Medal 2021 are welcome
What are the University Council’s priorities this year?
The University Council, with a new set of members since 1 September, has formulated six priorities where its members would like to make good progress this year. Which of these issues do new staff representative Timothy de Zeeuw and new student representative Kate Willey identify most closely with?
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