Dr Diederik Roest has been appointed a member of The Young Academy by the KNAW. Roest is interested in the mathematical properties of string theory. He enjoys linking abstract theory to actual experiments. Among the things he is investigating is whether clues for the existence of string theory can be found through observations on the very largest distance scales, such as background cosmic radiation. In 2008 Roest received a Vidi grant for his research: How stable are extra dimensions?
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On September 20, the University of Oslo in Norway has been officially welcomed as a new Pharmacy Game partner. The Pharmacy Game will become a structural element of their Pharmacy curriculum allowing students to experience the real-world working...
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Not all sugars are the same. Sugar expert Marthe Walvoort is researching how the structure of sugars corresponds to their function in the human body. ‘Even fruit contains unhealthy sugars.’
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