How do you get babies eating vegetables?

Within its Food, Cognition and Behaviour Programme, the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a grant of €700,000 to Dr. Shelley van der Veek and Prof. Judi Mesman (Centre for Family and Child Studies) for research into the what and how of babies’ transition from milk to solid foods. How can you ensure that a baby who is just starting to eat solids will accept vegetables?

Universities stand up en masse for humanities and social sciences

Humanities and Social Sciences deserve solid financing and effective support so that as many people as possible can benefit from good teaching and research. In a meeting attended by Jet Bussemaker Minister of Education, Culture and Science, seven university networks signed a declaration in Leiden setting out these plans.

Depressed and angry: watch out!

People who are angry as well as depressed warrant additional attention and should possibly be offered more critical treatment. This particular combination may indicate a high-risk complex of symptoms, neuro-psychologist Floor Verhoeven discovered. PhD defence 6 November.