Following an intensive negotiation process, agreement has been reached with the NWO Central Works Council (in which the CWI Works Council was also represented) and the NIOZ Works Council about one new set of implementing regulations for the entire NWO. The new implementing regulations will come into force on 1 January and have a term of two years.Read more
Despite the storm, eighty PhDs and postdocs from NWO-I came to CASA 400 in Amsterdam on Thursday 7 November. There they took part in the fifth edition of the biannual Young Scientists’ Day of NWO-I, a day full of workshops aimed at developing physicists' soft skills. With this day, NWO-I, the Institutes organisation of NWO, wants to encourage PhDs and postdocs to actively explore their future possibilities.Read more
Bacteria can control where they go using a signaling network of protein molecules. Scientists at AMOLF have developed a microscopy method that allows them to see how individual bacteria use this network to make decisions. They discovered that bacteria are surprisingly diverse in personality and mood.Read more
The team publishes its findings in the scientific journal eLife on 12 December.