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Opening of the Academic Year

On Wednesday 4 September NIAS will open its doors to the new Research Group, consisting of forty-nine new fellows. Thirty-two fellows will be present during the first semester. The Official Opening of the Academic Year 2013/14, where fellows, together with their families, can get acquainted with each other and with NIAS, will be held in the main hall of the Conference Building. The programme can be found below.


An overview of all fellows at NIAS in 2013/14 can be found here



15.30    Arrival, tea and coffee in the Conference Building

16.00    Introduction to NIAS,
by Aafke Hulk, Rector of NIAS

16.20    A Bit of History,
Presentation by Nick den Hollander, Head of Academic Affairs

16.35   “Current Issues in End-of-Life Decision-Making: Advance Care Planning and Palliative Sedation”
Presentation Judith Rietjens, L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellow 2013/14 at NIAS

17.10    Fellows (current and new) will introduce themselves in half a minute       

17.40    Group Picture of Fellows

18.00    Drinks and Buffet Dinner

Attendance of the Official Opening of the Academic Year 2013/14 is by invitation only.