Read our annual review for news and background on teaching and research at the Faculty of Science in 2020, including interviews with lecturers, researchers and students, facts and figures on enrolment and staff news about organisation developments and our valorisation activities.
For example, you can read an interview with Lucy Wenting, director of the Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies (IIS) and Geert Bakker, second-year student at the IIS bachelor Future Planet Studies. They underline how important it is to give students the opportunity to take a trip to other disciplines and to think along about complex social issues.
Emily Burdfield-Steel of the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED) talks about her enthusiasm for insects and how she uses Pokémon to explain how evolution works.
Quantum information researcher Michael Walter talks about his research into solving complex problems with quantum computers. Finally, Sennay Ghebreab, director of the Civic AI Lab, explains how he uses artificial intelligence to promote equal opportunities.