30 November 2018 from 11:00 to 17:00

F.C. Donders day

Do your eyes start to sparkle when you think of Von Helmholtz' ophthalmoscope? In that case you should come to the F.C. Donders day on Friday 30 November. This year we celebrate the 200th birthday of the Utrecht doctor and professor who dedicated his life to science. Please register for the activities organised on this day.

Never before has the study of life seen such a period. Great discoveries in every field. Life and movement everywhere!
F.C. Donders-dag
F.C. Donders

Programme Donders day 30 November

  • Workshop fully booked (in English) The evolution of Donders’ key inventions and the working of the instruments involved, by Richard Keeler, Honorary Fellow and curator of the (Royal) College of Ophthalmologists  - 11 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.

    • Lunch included

    • Limited number of places available, please register by sending a mail to m.m.wijnen@uu.nl fully booked

    • Location to be announced later

  • Symposium (in Dutch) - 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. - Booth hall University Library Uithof

  •  Exhibition of original instruments from the collection of F.C.Donders - 4.45 p.m. - sixth floor of the University Library Uithof

General information

The programme is organised in the University Library Uithof and participation is free of charge. The workshop is only for a limited number of participants. Admission is by order of application.The workshop includes a lunch. The workshop is in English, the presentations at the symposium are in Dutch.

For more information: m.m.wijnen@uu.nl.

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30 November 2018 11:00
End date and time
30 November 2018 17:00
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F.C. Donders-dag