Anthropologist Jan van der Ploeg’s students do fieldwork that is both exciting and informative. This includes working together with local inhabitants on ways to protect both crocodiles and their livestock. He expects a lot of his students and they appreciate this. They nominated him for the Teaching Prize.
The Leiden Observatory is starting a crowdfunding campaign to raise enough money to construct a new telescope.
Children learn how to control and slow down their own behaviour at an early age. This important skill initially requires a lot of brain activity, but becomes more and more efficient as they grow older and become adolescents, concludes PhD candidate Margot Schel.