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'The Netherlands must remain a place for top scientific talent'

Monday, 1 September 2014

The Netherlands will only remain a place for top scientific talent by maintaining top-quality fundamental research, optimal facilities and generous financial support. The academic community is still owed 600 million euros. These statements were made by Professor Hans Clevers,  President of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), during Erasmus University Rotterdam’s opening of the 2014-2015 academic year on Monday, 1 September 2014. The event marked the conclusion of the university’s centennial celebrations.

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Erasmus4Rotterdam volunteer project to continue

Monday, 1 September 2014

Erasmus University Rotterdam will continue Erasmus4Rotterdam, the project in which university students and staff perform volunteer work for Rotterdam’s communities. The result of the first year, 65,476 hours of volunteer work, will be presented to Mayor Aboutaleb during the opening of the academic year on Monday, 1 September 2014. The goal remains 100,000 hours of volunteer work a year.

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