Interview: Eric Eliel steps down as Scientific Director of Physics


After seven years, Eric Eliel resigns as scientific director of the Leiden Institute of Physics (LION). On April 18th, LION hosts a farewell party and a week later Eliel will officially hand over his tasks to Jan Aarts. We spoke with him about his term as director, in which among others a new science building emerged and the diversity at the institute noticeably increased. ‘I wanted to make LION the most female-friendly institute in The Netherlands.’ Read the article