Naadiyah Jagga

Ph.D. Candidate in Astrophysics

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September 2019 - January 2022

Master Astronomy: research

Leiden University

Fall 2021 was extracurricular.

September 2016 - August 2019

Bachelor Astronomy

Leiden University

July 2018 - November 2018

Bachelor Astronomy: study abroad

The University of Western Australia

Work experience


Programme-assistant: (International) Leiden Leadership Programme - Leiden University

The (International) Leiden Leadership Programme is offered by the Honours Academy of Leiden University. Students learn about their strengths and pitfalls to shape their own leadership skills. Here you can find an article written by me about an inspiration seminar of the programme.


Teaching assistant: Designing Your Life - Leiden University

Designing Your Life is a skills module class offered by the Honours academy of Leiden University. Students learn about the technique 'Design Thinking'.


Teaching assistant: On Being A Scientist - Leiden University

On Being A Scientist is offered by the Science Faculty of Leiden University to students of beta studies. Students learn about scientific integrity and social responsibilities of scientists.

2021 - 2022

Student assistant: Science Skills Team - Leiden University

The Science Skills Team of the Science Faculty of Leiden University built a platform with useful tips and tricks for research skills to students of beta studies.

2019 - 2022

Teaching assistant - Leiden Observatory

Introduction to Astrophysics (2021 - 2022): in this course students learn principles of modern physics to understand various processes in the Universe.

Practical Astronomy (2019 - 2021): In this course students perform astronomical measurements including observations, to study relevant physical processes and learn how to process astronomical data (using python) and how to calculate uncertainties.

2017 - 2019

Student Representative - Leiden University

I supported the Public Relations committee for Astronomy and Physics.




R (basics)

Microsoft Office


Fortran (basics)