Evacuation and closure of Polak Building

Thursday, 19 October 2017

On Thursday evening 19 October 2017, Erasmus University Rotterdam evacuated and temporarily closed Polak Building on campus Woudestein.

Honorary doctorate for Christopher Hood

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

The influential British academic Professor Christopher Hood receives an honorary doctorate from Erasmus University Rotterdam during the 104th Dies Natalis, which will be held on Wednesday, 8 November 2017. The theme of this year’s anniversary is 'For the benefit of all: making society work'. The Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB) takes centre stage this year.

Challenges in China: Assessing health determinants and health care reforms

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

China has enjoyed remarkable economic growth in the past few decades. However, there have been increasing concerns about health inequalities, non-communicable diseases, and the rocketing cost of the health care system. Hao Zhang’s dissertation addresses the challenges faced by China around 2010 in both the population health domain and the health care system. She defends her thesis Thursday 5 October 2017 at Erasmus University.