μ-Games Utrecht University
Friday 16 December
The fifth edition of the μ-Games (Mathematics Utrecht) will take place on Friday 16 December, 13:30-17:00 in the Minnaert Learning Plaza. This will be a friendly programming contest focused on mathematical thinking. For all problems you must first think mathematically and then write a short program to calculate the answer. Th exercise sheet will also include problems aimed at bachelor students.
You can sign up in a team of 3 or 4 students, or individually. In the latter case, we will match you with a few fellow students. During the competition you can program in C#, Java and Python. The event will take place on site, but can also be joined online if you cannot make it on site. Afterwards, we will order pizza for those students that want to discuss the exercises. If you have questions, you can reach us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sign up as a team at Link.
Sign up as an individual at Link.
Hope to see many of you there!
iGEM Leiden is looking for team members
Wednesday 4 January
Have you always wanted to participate in the biggest worldwide synthetic biology competition? iGEM Leiden is looking for team members! Every year hundreds of universities from all around the world compete for the iGEM grand prize. Do you want to design your own scientific project, be involved in its fundraising and execution? iGEM Leiden offers you a place to challenge yourself in every way imaginable, from learning to present in front of large audiences to mathematically modeling your project and from setting up an educational program to introducing a real-life product on the market. Your ambitions are the limit!
This project will start in January 2023 and ends in October 2023 with a large conference in Paris where you get to present your own scientific findings and project to teams and judges from all around the globe! Interested in joining the 2023 team?
The application deadline is the 4th of January 2023. For the application we would like to receive your resume and a motivation letter (max. 1-A4). In the motivation letter, please describe the following:
- Why do you want to do iGEM?
- Why should we choose you?
- How do you see your role in the team?
Please send these documents to:
- iGEM Leiden (iGEM@science.leidenuniv.nl),
- prof. Han de Winde (email@example.com)
- prof. Dennis Claessen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
In January, there will be interviews with the project supervisors. Do not hesitate to contact us via email (email@example.com) or Facebook with your questions!
Excited to find out more? Join our one of our information events!
- December 6th from 20:00 - 21:00 (online: https://www.facebook.com/events/862873981528776)
- December 8th from 12:00 - 13:00 (on campus, with provided lunch: https://www.facebook.com/events/1635254216877301)
- December 14th 18:00 – 19:30 (on campus, drinks with iGEM: https://www.facebook.com/events/526415382428940)
De Leidsche Flesch Master's Promo Group
This is the master activity DLF Whatsapp group! In this group the board and Master's committee will send updates for master activities. If you don't want to miss anything related to master students join the group! You can join the group using the link here.
De Leidsche Flesch is 100 years old! Not quite yet, but the lustrum is coming. The committee is working on several great activities. Do you want to stay informed of the latest updates from the lustrum committee and provide input to the committee? Then take a look from time to time on defles.ch/lustrum!
With the announcement of the magical yearbook theme two weeks ago, it’s time to get to work yourself! Now is your chance to appear in this spellbook. Reveal the secret ingredient of your potion, choose your Hogwarts house and claim your spot in the list of famous wizards of De Leidsche Flesch. Don’t hesitate any longer and fill in the statistics and/or survey for in the yearbook with the following link: https://forms.gle/5VwM8Ny7RdaGWwVh7. The deadline is 11 December 2022.
LUS Teaching Prize
The Leiden University Studentplatform (LUS) annually presents the LUS Teaching Prize for the best teacher of the year. The LUS Teaching Prize is a special award, which is given to the lecturer who is the most inspiring and innovative teacher in giving their classes. Every student has an opportunity and is encouraged to nominate the best lecturer in their opinion. You can nominate a teacher via the following link: