Of the 86 VIDI research grants awarded by NWO, thirteen were awarded to Leiden researchers. This represents about 15%, a very high score. Five of Leiden's thirteen laureates are women.
The Rectors of 17 European Universities met on 17 and 18 May in Leiden for a Rectors' Assembly. Carel Stolker, Rector Magnificus of Leiden University, hosted the meeting.
Our reflexes seem to be influenced subconsciously by the way we perceive what we see. Leiden cognitive psychologist Marnix Naber published an article on this subject in the Journal of Vision.