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Leiden-Delft-Erasmus website live! 

The new website of the strategic Leiden-Delft-Erasmus alliance went live at the end of the summer. Take a look at the portals to our joint teaching and research programmes and our partnerships in society. You will find full details of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes and minors, MOOCs and honours programmes, as well as research in the fields of science and technology, medical and biomedical research, and the medical technology work of the Medical Delta consortium. To find out more about our multidisciplinary centres focusing upon complex societal issues, simply go to the new site, www.leiden-delft-erasmus.nl, and click through to the centres’ home pages.


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TU Delft and Erasmus University Rotterdam bathe in the light

As part of IYL 2015, the International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies, on 1 October TU Delft and Erasmus University Rotterdam held a joint “U-Meet” on the subject of light. This featured contributions from Clemens Löwik of the Erasmus Medical Centre, Aurèle Adam and Arno Smets from TU Delft and Bart Verbeek from Photonics NL. Topics covered ranged from the use of light-emitting molecules in cancer diagnostics to the latest generation of solar cells. The annual U-Meets are a series of public events held under the auspices of Dutch universities’ association VSNU during or around the National Science Weekend. All of this year’s meets reflected the theme of light, inspired by IYL 2015, approaching it from a variety of angles. More details on the U-meet can be found in the VSNU’s E-zine.

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Leiden-Delft-Erasmus News December 2015
Leiden-Delft-Erasmus News December 2015