New research through grants for Radboudumc researchers14 January 2021
Several researchers at the Radboudumc have received grants to start new studies, including on rare diseases, liver disease and cancer metastases. These are grants from the Dutch Research Council, European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases and the Gastric Liver Disease Foundation.
Should we prepare for a corona-related depression wave? Indira Tendolkar and Eric Ruhé talk about their research projects13 January 2021
Since the outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2, many of us have been staying at home in order to limit our social interactions, to keep ourselves and others safe from the virus. Yet, there’s also concern about what social distancing and anxiety generated by media reports are doing to people's mental health.
Enthusiasm among young researchers for the new Recognition and Rewards System10 December 2020
Do you think we assess each other adequately and justly at Radboudumc? How can we create a more collaborative environment that would foster scientific integrity? These questions were discussed at the Research Integrity Round titled ‘Recognition and Rewards for Radboudumc Academics’ on December 9.
Working energetically from home3 December 2020
By now, you may have gotten used to it: working from home. The page ‘Working energetically from home‘ offers you tips to help you work from home better, from setting up a good workspace to working more effectively and maintaining a good work-life balance.
Brainy blog Donders Wonders wins prize for science communication3 December 2020
Donders Wonders, the Donders Institute’s science blog, has won the Communication Award of the NWO Domain Science (ENW). The jury praised the bloggers for the impact and reach of the articles they write and called the way the blog is organised ‘an inspiration’.
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on (future) parents and their babies26 November 2020
While the corona crisis affects all of us, people who have just started a family or are trying to, are doing this in a sub-optimal situation. Researchers are trying to find out how the ongoing crisis is affecting them.
Learning disorders and Parkinson’s disease: tremor predicts effects of medication12 November 2020
The effect of dopaminergic medication on the learning abilities of patients with Parkinson’s disease turns out to be linked to the presence of tremor symptoms. In patients who do not experience tremor, dopaminergic medication improves the ability to learn from rewards (reinforcement learning)
Veni grants for six Radboudumc researchers5 November 2020
The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant to six young researchers at Radboudumc, Pascal Miesen, Isabella Wagner, Janita Bralten, Jorge Dominguez Andres, Elin Svensson and Else Eising. This funding will enable them to further develop their research.
600.000 euro to improve Precision Electroconvulsive therapy for depression4 November 2020
Depression researchers at the Radboudumc and Donders Institute receive 600.000 euro from the Dutch organisation for health research ZonMw. With the grant, the clinical scientists will improve knowledge and reputation of precision electroconvulsive therapy for patients with a depression.
Research should facilitate discontinuation of antidepressants29 October 2020
How do you reduce the use of antidepressants safely and without major problems? That is a question that concerns many patients and physicians. Radboudumc and Amsterdam UMC in the Netherlands are going to investigate this with a ZonMw grant of 1.5 million euros.
Largest study ever on research integrity Aimed at all researchers in the Netherlands15 October 2020
Radboudumc participates in the National Survey on Research Integrity (NSRI), which is being distributed to nearly 40,000 researchers in the Netherlands starting today. Hereby a gentle reminder to complete the survey!
TURBO grants for four medical-technical research projects8 October 2020
On Wednesday, October 7th, four TURBO grants were awarded to new technical-medical research proposals. The grants are part of the TURBO program, a collaboration between the University of Twente (TechMed Centre) and the Radboudumc.
Call for researchers Last week to give input on research climate and integrity1 October 2020
Radboudumc participates in the national survey on research integrity. The survey closes on 8th of December. Until then you have the opportunity of sharing your thoughts and experiences regarding (ir)responsible research practices and research culture.
Tjitske Kleefstra appointed endowed professor of Clinical genetics and psychopathology of rare syndromes17 September 2020
Tjitske Kleefstra has been appointed endowed professor of Clinical genetics and psychopathology of rare syndromes at the department of Neurodevelopmental disorders, with effect from 1 September.
Annette Schenck appointed professor of Translational Genomics of Neurodevelopmental Disorders17 September 2020
Annette Schenck has been appointed professor of Translational Genomics of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. with effect from 1 August. The chair will bring together fundamental and translational research in the field of brain developmental disorders.
Nanda Rommelse appointed endowed professor of Neurodevelopmental disorders8 September 2020
Nanda Rommelse has been appointed professor of Neurodevelopmental disorders with effect from 1 September. The chair will function as a bridge between the Psychiatry Department of the Radboudumc with Karakter Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Research Integrity Round 16 September 2020 Sex and gender and research integrity: a tale of how and who9 July 2020
Topic of this webinar is sex and gender in (bio)medical research. Speakers are dean Prof. Jan Smit, Prof. Sabine Oertelt–Prigione and Prof. Hanneke Takkenberg (ErasmusMC). All junior and senior researchers are invited to join the discussion. Please register via the website.
The Postdoctoral Networking Tour in artificial intelligence2 July 2020
You are a postdoctoral researcher in the field of artificial intelligence? The Postdoc-NeT-AI offers you the opportunity to participate in one week of on-site visits to leading German universities, research institutes and companies. Apply now to this year's tour until 16 August 2020.
Online conference offers advantages for scientists2 July 2020
Flying around the world for every congress is outdated. Scientists can now choose for a more environmentally conscious option. Published in 'De Volkskrant', Radboudumc researchers Teun Bousema, Estel Collado and Julie Verhoef argue that the online congress can offer serious advantages.
Singing gratitude for our researchers4 June 2020
Because the Alpe d'HuZes will not be able to take place in France this year, the organization has decided to set up an alternative tour today, 4 June 2020. With this they want to let you know that despite the coronacrisis cancer patients and their own mission have not been forgotten.