Leiden University has a new Executive Board. Since 8 February 2021 Annetje Ottow has been the new President and Hester Bijl the new Rector Magnificus of the Board, while Martijn Ridderbos has continued in his role as Vice-Chairman.
How do animals choose their partners? The answer is simple: it’s all about quality. Behind beautiful plumage or a deafening roar is only one message: I am in great shape. Leiden behavioural biologist Carel ten Cate explains the evolutionary courtship displays of animals.
Three new initiatives will provide a more diverse view of Leiden’s academic history: a historical study on the background of students and scientists, a new book about the Academy Building, and two new sculptures of Professor of Molecular Astrophysics Ewine van Dishoek and Classicist Professor Ineke Sluiter.