In the afternoon of the 11th of January, a large group of Chinese PhD candidates and some of their supervisors came together with our dean Prof Pancras Hogendoorn, LUMC Global, the Graduate School and LAP in the HePatho Bar to celebrate the western new year and formally meet each other. We also looked forward to the celebration of the Chinese new year, the year of the rabbit!
It was truly heartwarming to see this group of ambitious young researchers together, who are spread over many different departments and research groups within the LUMC. We exchanged experiences and answered questions, but most of all, we had a blast connecting socially! We are looking forward to follow the exciting academic journey of our new arrivals.
On June 23rd, we organized the first LUMC Global Community Meeting on establishing successful Sino-Dutch collaborations in (bio)medical research and education.
During the EU TalentOn, 26 teams of 4 highly motivated European individuals will compete in finding innovative solutions to grand societal challenges in five Mission Arenas, linked to the EU Missions. The themes these teams will be working on during this brand-new event are climate adaptation, cancer, healthy soils and clean waters, and smart and climate-neutral cities.
During the week of 14-18 September 2022, each team will be matched to a buddy, working as the team manager. This person will do everything possible to help the team and maximize efficiency. As a buddy, you get to experience the EU TalentOn and its thrilling program at PLNT in Leiden and gain experience within the organization of an international academic event.
Together with the TU Delft | Global Initiative, LUMC Global has set up a collaborative research workshop which kicks off today. Students enrolled in the workshop will partake in a study to primarily analyze the correlation between spatial conditions of residential neighbourhoods and buildings, and health. They will develop a comparative analysis of two neighbourhoods in The Hague.