11 October 2017

See, feel and hear how exciting the world is at the Radboud Institute for Health Sciences!

On Saturday 7 October RIHS organized an Open Day in the Weekend of Science (“Weekend van de Wetenschap”), hosted by Diederik Jekel, science journalist and presenter. About 2000 visitors became a health scientist for one day and discovered how special healthcare research is.


A complete report of the Open Day is available here (in Dutch)
Photo impression


Winners online Science quiz VWO students during Open Day RIHS

1st prize Lize Dekkers (on photo), Dominicus college 5 VWO, 2 event tickets ad € 75,­ + 2 weekend vouchers InScience festival

2nd prize Renske Janssen, Dominicus college 5 VWO, 2 event tickets ad € 50,­ + 2 weekend vouchers InScience festival

3rd prize Lisanne Pouwel, Elzendaal College 5 VWO, 2 event tickets ad € 25,­ + 2 weekend vouchers InScience festival

Winners Science Quest  primary school kids

1st prize Joline Hurenkamp - primary school het Talent (4 tickets Efteling) (photo below)

2nd prize Tim Papenhoven - primary school de Oversteek (4 tickets NEMO)

3rd prize Jelle Bousema - primary school de Hazensprong (4 tickets NEMO)

  • Want to know more about these subjects? Click on the buttons below for more news.


Related news items

The future of laboratory animal research More attention to living conditions of laboratory animals

16 May 2022

On May 9, a meeting took place at the Radboudumc as a result of the launch of the Dutch Transparency Agreement on Animal Testing. The Radboudumc is one of the twenty signatories and has thus committed itself to openly and transparently communicate its vision and policy with regard to animal testing.

read more

Benjamin Wendt wins the Anna Reynvaan Science Prize 2022 prize for research into application of infection prevention measures in district nursing

16 May 2022

On May 12, de Dag van de Verpleging, Benjamin Wendt won the Anna Reynvaan Science Prize 2022. This prize is awarded annually for the best scientific publication by a nurse from the previous year.

read more

Researchers grow most lifelike bone organoid to date Greatly increasing our understanding of bone formation and bone diseases

9 March 2021

Researchers from Radboudumc and Eindhoven University of Technology have interwoven various bone cells into an 'organoid' that can independently make new, hard bone tissue. It’s the most complete 3D model of bone formation to date. Peaked your interest? Read more!

read more

Study on effect of BCG vaccine on coronavirus infection in the elderly

21 April 2020

Radboud university medical center and UMC Utrecht are working on a joint research project to discover whether the tuberculosis (BCG) vaccine reduces the risk of infection with the coronavirus in people aged 60 or older, or the severity of the symptoms in the event of infection.

read more

Radboudumc researchers publish new insights into COVID-19 Consequences for treatment are now being examined internationally

10 April 2020

Researchers at the Radboud university medical center seem to have found an essential mechanism in the disease process of Covid-19, which has so far been overlooked. If the insight is correct, it probably has important consequences for the treatment of the disease.

read more