Casimir Research School - Leiden University's and Delft University of Technology’s joint research school in interdisciplinary physics - brings together over 270 PhD students, 130 postdocs and 100 faculty members. The school's research program is developed by groups at the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience in Delft and at the Leiden Institute of Physics (LION). Casimir, established in 2004, is named after Professor Hendrik B.G. Casimir (1909-2000), whose involvement in fundamental physics as well as applied physics left many traces in the Dutch scientific landscape.

Student profiles

Rebecca McKenzie

Study: Honours degree in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Otago Dunedin New Zealand. Currently: PhD candidate in the Brouns group, Bionanosciences, TU Delft and the Tans group, Biophysics, AMOLF

"Strong existing collaborations between my lab in New Zealand and The Brouns lab led me to explore PhD positions provided by Casimir."



11 - 15 November 2019

Life Sciences with Industry 2019link

21 November 2019

RISE Symposium 2019link