Two winners in final Junior Physics Olympiad
High school students Bas Teisman and Erik van Dijk have won the national final of the Junior Physics Olympiad in Leiden.

The final consisted of three parts; a movie of an experiment, open questions and closed questions. Lucas van der Poll More info

Publ. 29-09-2016 17:16
Second Annual LION Image Award
The Leiden Institute of Physics announces its second annual Image Award. Master students, PhD students and postdocs from LION are asked to submit an amazing visual of their research: a microscopy image, a rendering of simulation results, a theory visualization More info
Leiden Hosts Junior Physics Olympiad Final
This year, the Junior Physics Olympiad final takes place on September 29 at Leiden University. Thirty-one high school students have made it into the national final.

1,540 participants
In February of this year, 1,540 third year high school students started the first More info

Publ. 27-09-2016 14:16
KNAW Nobel Event on October 7th
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) will host an event on Friday October 7th to highlight the Nobel prizes that will have been announced earlier that week.

On behalf of the Leiden Institute of Physics, Prof. Carlo Beenakker More info

Publ. 27-09-2016 09:26
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30 Sept, 16:00
Van der Waals Colloquium
Alexey Chernikov, University of Regensburg : Exciton physics of 2D materials

5 Oct, 18:00, Sitterzaal 032
Colloquium Ehrenfestii
Matthias Troyer (Zürich): TBA

6 Oct, 09:00, HL 207
BSM Seminar
Olga Iendaltseva: Force sensing and transmission in human (iPSC)-derived pericytes

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