Even though the schools are closed, all pupils deserve good guidance in their school work. With this vision, StudentenHelpenScholieren.nl was founded. Through this matching platform, high school pupils can look for a student who can help with online tutoring.
The new coronavirus is an urgent issue at the university. In order to help limit the spread of the disease, the government announced on 15 March that catering establishments, among others, will have to close their doors. This means UU has also had to close all catering locations with immediate effect since the start of this week.
The Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport is preparing legislation to make the premises of educational institutions smoke-free as from 1 August 2020. A general administrative regulation (AMvB) has been drawn up for this purpose. The Council of Ministers have agreed with State Secretary Blokhuis’ proposal which will now be put forward to the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Kidney tumors belong to the most common solid tumors in children. The diversity is great; whereas the most common malignant Wilms tumor is relatively treatable, the prognoses for non-Wilms tumors is not as good. The last years little progress is made in the development of new treatment options. Jarno Drost, PhD, from the Princess Máxima Center for pediatric oncology has cultured mini-tumors derived from patient material and used these models to test new mediaction.
Although the rainy weather might suggest otherwise, spring is almost upon us. What better way to celebrate than a visit to the Botanical Gardens, which recently reopened on 1 March. Due to the high temperatures over the past few months, a surprising number of plants are already blossoming.
Kadans Science Partner will be starting construction work on the ‘Accelerator’ at Uppsalalaan in March 2020. Preparatory work is currently being carried out. The footpath from the P+R to Uppsalaan Oost will be closed for a limited time in connection with construction safety, and is expected to reopen in the autumn of 2021. A temporary pedestrian walkway has been installed, see the alternative route below. You can also take tram 22 to and from the P+R.
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