Of the 86 VIDI research grants awarded by NWO, thirteen were awarded to Leiden researchers. This represents about 15%, a very high score. Five of Leiden's thirteen laureates are women.
- Leiden hosts meeting of European Rectors
- Image of the sun causes pupils to constrict
- Wednesday 29 May · 13:00 – 13:30 hrs Arts and Culture Inloopconcert / Open concert
- Friday 31 May · 14:00 – 17:00 hrs Debate Iraq ten years on: From US occupation to systemized sectarianism
- Friday 31 May · 18:00 hrs Lecture Lecture Echo award winner Sass Rogando Sasot