The Development Economics Group celebrates its 50th anniversary on 10 October and is organising a seminar on policy research for the occasion. Invited guests include Jo Ritzen, former Dutch minister of education and currently at the World Bank, and Per Pinstrup- Anderson from IFPRI, and distinguished professor at Wageningen University. See www.sls.wageningen-ur.nl/news.htm.
See more of Holland
International students interested in seeing more of Holland are invited to join excursions organised by Nuffic. Next one is to Rotterdam, with the biggest harbour in the world. Read more at http://www.nuffic.nl/study/excursions.html
Food science goes public
Saturday 6 October is science day, and the theme is food. The State Institute for Quality Control of Agricultural Products (RIKILT) will open its doors to the public from 12.00 to 17.00, Bornsesteeg 45, Wageningen. There will be a chance to see behind the scenes with demonstrations, films, lectures and a 'fun lab' for children aged six and above. More info at http://www.wur.nl/wetenschapsdag