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Welcome to the website of RISE: Researchers in Science for Equality. RISE is the network for female beta scientists of Leiden University, Faculty of Science. The mission of RISE is to build an inspiring work environment for female scientists, to…

Inaugural Lecture Martina Vijver

On November 16, Prof Martina Vijver held her inaugural lecture, entitled “:Over ecotoxicologische grenzen: de choreografie van stoffen in de natuur”. Chemical substances and nanomaterials are processed on a massive scale in diverse products, while their risks have not been…

NEWS: RISE Opinion column in Mare

Collecting Likes for the Viva400, a ranking of influential women, may not be ideal. But it is an important way to bring role models to the attention of the right target group. This is what Martina Vijver and Miranda van…

Workshop Female Leadership in Academia in Rome

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – DEADLINE NOVEMBER 26 2018 Female Leadership in Academia: an international workshop in Rome 13 – 17 February 2019 jointly organised by: Royal Netherlands Institute Rome (KNIR) and Istituto Svizzero di Rome This workshop intends to contribute…