17 April 2014  
  More focus needed on women and gender in research
A greater role for women, as researchers and as a factor in scientific research. This was the plea of academics and governors from Leiden, Delft, Norway, Sweden and the United States at the Gendered Innovations symposium held at Leiden University on 28 March.
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  Leiden student Sheryl Lynn Baas wins ECHO award 2014
‘I feel happy, blessed, very grateful.' Sheryl Lynn Baas, Leiden student of Anthropology, was delighted at winning the ECHO award. She impressed the jury with her 'determination and the conscious path she has chosen to use her talents for a greater purpose.'
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  Get to know Edwin Bakker and discover how terrorism works
Since ‘9/11’, terrorists have had us in their grip. How can such attacks be prevented? 'It's important to contain the anxiety unleashed by such an attack,' says Professor of Terrorism and Counterterrorism Edwin Bakker.
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  Better memory at ideal temperature
People’s working memory functions better if they are working in an ambient temperature where they feel most comfortable. That is what Leiden psychologists Lorenza Colzato and Roberta Sellaro conclude after having conducted research. They are publishing their findings in Psychological Research.
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  Alumnus of Japanese Jeroen Lamers: ‘It's super exciting to be working in China now'
Jeroen Lamers has been spending a few days back in the Netherlands, where he gave a lecture at Leiden University about economic developments in China. He actually studied Japanese language and culture. But even then you can still land yourself a job at the Dutch Embassy in Beijing
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  More news
Boediono: Indonesia is in need of major reforms
Safe place helps both researchers at risk and their field of research
Evidence of link between being bullied and suicidal thoughts
How the Arabs gained control of Egypt

  Leiden through the eyes of…
Giulia Pederzani: ‘I like pretty much everything about Leiden.’

  Leiden Classics
Hugo Grotius: from Leiden student to founding father of international law

  International students
Need to protect your passwords after Heart Bleed security leak
Take part in the mobility and occupancy study and win a bicycle
The student’s voice resonates at the Breakfast Club
New Master of Law in Human Rights
New international and English-taught BA in Archaeology 

  International staff
Need to protect your passwords after Heart Bleed security leak
Take part in the mobility and occupancy study and win a bicycle
HR Excellence in Research: An excellent research environment
Keukenhof combi-tickets available at Leiden Visitor Centre

'Globalising Migration History', ed. by Jan Lucassen and Leo Lucassen

  Coming events
22 April: Visual Orientalism Seminar
25 April: Buddhism and Social Justice
6 May: Lecture 'Successful ageing in different cultures' 
15 May: Oort Lecture 'Are we alone in the universe?'

Leiden team wins the Fifth International Air Law Moot Court in Bucharest
Student Jelle Rademaker wins award for policy paper in Environmental Science & Technology 2013

Leiden Law Blog: The law that everyone should know
Leiden Security and Safety Blog: Risk assessment of violent extremist offenders
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