27 November 2019

On 21 and 22 November, PhD candidates from the RIHS gathered in 's-Hertogenbosch for the annual PhD retreat. This year, we welcomed a record number of participants: over 110 PhD candidates attended this year’s retreat.

The highlights of this year were undoubtedly the keynote lecture of prof. Dick Swaab, and a workshop about the PhD defense from the Rector Magnificus of the Radboud University, prof. dr. Han van Krieken, and beadle Nico Bouwman. Additionally, there was a workshop about a new way of presenting, which was highly rated. 


Similar to previous years, there was the opportunity for the participants to share their research in an oral presentation or 4-minute short talk, the best of which were awarded. Wouter Bulten (Diagnostic Image Analysis Group) won the award for the best oral presentation, where Carlijn Tenbergen (Radiology and Nuclear Medicine) and Jim Peters (Women's cancers) were awarded for the best 4-minute short talk.

Of course, there was plenty of time to interact and get to know each other during the social event, consisting of a unique self-made pub quiz and social night out to the city centre.
All in all, the retreat was a big success. We hope to welcome even more PhD candidates next year!

The photos are online via this link!

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


Related news items

First BeNeFit funding granted for psoriasis

17 January 2020

RIHS researchers Elke de Jong and Juul van den Reek of Dermatology Radboudumc and Dermatology Ghent receive grant of 1.6 million euros for investigating dose reduction of the newest biologics for psoriasis.

read more

Stofwisselkracht grant for Daan Panneman and Richard Rodenburg

16 January 2020

Daan Panneman & Richard Rodenburg have been awarded a Stofwisselkracht grant for their proposal “CRISPR/Cas9 knock-in complementation in fibroblasts of mitochondrial disease patients”. Together with Omar Tutakhel & Jan Smeitink they will investigate the possibility of using CRISPR/Cas9 knock-in.

read more

The PRIDE Study Evaluation of online methods of data collection

16 January 2020

In Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology RIHS researchers Marleen van Gelder and Nel Roeleveld described the recruitment methods and online data collection within the PRIDE Study, the largest Dutch birth cohort study.

read more

Laparoscopy reduces the number of adhesions but it is still too high

14 January 2020

Adhesions after abdominal surgery cause too many re-admissions. Although keyhole surgery reduces the number of adhesions and the complications associated with them, the total disease burden remains high, as reported in The Lancet by RIHS researcher Richard ten Broek and colleagues.

read more

Radboud Talks 2020 scientific pitch competition

14 January 2020

The next edition of Radboud Talks will take place in the spring. During this academic pitch competition, young researchers will be given the opportunity to share their stories with a large audience. In a three-minute presentation, you will talk about your research in a fun and accessible manner.

read more

Review Sanne Frambach accepted by Pharmacological Reviews

13 January 2020

In this review entitled 'Brothers in arms: ABCA1 and ABCG1-mediated cholesterol efflux as promising targets in cardiovascular disease treatment', RIMLS researcher Sanne Frambach, describe the possibilities for stimulating cellular efflux.

read more