During the KNCV online Evening of Chemistry on October 8th, the KNCV together with Jong KNCV organizes a Pitch competition for PhD candidates.
Are you a PhD candidate and would you like to win 500 euros with a pitch about your research? Young KNCV gives you that chance! During the KNCV Chemistry 2020 Evening on October 8th, 3 PhD candidates will pitch their research in 3 minutes, live from the Parktheater in Eindhoven. The digital visitors of the Evening of Chemistry may vote afterwards and the winner will receive the Spotlight Prize and 500 euros!
You can participate in the preliminary round by making a short video of up to 1 minute about you and your research and share it with us before September 20th. You may e-mail the video to us, but we would like to see your video appear on the social media channels of Jong KNCV: Facebook, Twitter and/or Linkedin. We will contact the finalists on Thursday 24 September.
The Evening of Chemistry is a Dutch-language event, so the pitches will also be in Dutch. Of course, this does not have to be your mother tongue. We also encourage international PhD candidates, who have worked on their Dutch, to participate! If you have any questions about this, mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to help you.
More information: link.
Related news items
Frank Walboomers 25-years work anniversary at Radboudumc17 September 2020
Frank Walboomers, associate professor at the research group Regenerative Biomaterials at the Dept. of Dentistry (theme Reconstructive & Regenerative Medicine), celebrated his 25th work anniversary at Radboudumc.read more
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.read more
Annette Schenck appointed professor of Translational Genetics17 September 2020
Annette Schenck has been appointed professor of Translational Genetics at the department of Neurodevelopmental disorders, with effect from 1 August. The chair will bring together fundamental and translational research in the field of brain developmental disorders.read more
Centuries-old medicine reduces the risk of new cardiovascular disease in heart patients17 September 2020
Colchicine, an anti-inflammatory drug that has been used for gout for centuries, has been shown to prevent cardiovascular disease in patients who have had a heart attack or are suffering from narrowed coronary arteries. Results of the study are published in the New England Journal of Medicine.read more
Radboudumc does large-scale research on systemic sclerosis10 September 2020
In rare diseases, such as systemic sclerosis, it’s often difficult to conduct large-scale research. Rheumatologist Madelon Vonk has managed to follow enough patients with systemic sclerosis for years. The results of her research have been published in BMJ Annal of the Rheumatic Diseases.read more