Launch of Rotterdam Life Sciences & Health Hub

Friday, 24 February 2017


On 23 February 2017, the Life Sciences & Health Hub was officially launched. The hub is a Living Lab and offers the opportunity to entrepreneurs, scientists and healthcare institutions to find each other, to develop new life sciences & health (LS&H) innovations together and to experience and test these with patients and clients.

Vici for research on adolescent depression

Friday, 17 February 2017

Prof.dr. Henning Tiemeier of the Child Psychiatry Department of Erasmus MC has been awarded a Vici grant by The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for his research on adolescent depression. He will receive one and half million euros to develop his own innovative research line for the next five years and build up their own research group. Vici is one of the largest grants for individual scientists in the Netherlands and is part of NWO's Talent Scheme.

'Dark clouds gathering over scientific freedom'

Friday, 17 February 2017

Dark clouds are gathering on the horizon of scientific freedom. This freedom now faces ever growing restrictions, the Rectors of the Dutch universities write in an article in Dutch daily newspaper NRC Handelsblad. 

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 12:30

Virtual Open Day - Migration and Diversity Track

Friday, 3 March 2017, 16:00

Legitimizing Inequality - A Political Ecology of Water in the Waterberg, South Africa

Public Defence by Ms. Michela Marcatelli

Sunday, 9 April 2017, 10:00

Erasmus Charity Run

Challenge your friends and colleagues during this biggest one-day sporting event in the Netherlands and raise money for charity all at once!