The XCOM approach to research funding doesn't work very well in real life
Climate change, biodiversity, pandemics: in order to solve our society's problems, a lot of public money is spent on research. There is, however, tension between this type of financing and the realities of the academic shop floor.
From #Covid19 to #Toiletpaper - can social media help in times of crisis?
Leiden data scientists are working on a project to analyse social media during a crisis. For them, the current outbreak of coronavirus is a baptism by fire.
International Studies: give our teaching staff permanent contracts
The teaching staff at International Studies wants more permanent positions for tutors, but they're not getting them. "This policy is not okay."