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In the spotlight
RIHS Awards Ceremony five winners19 February 2020
On 18 February the RIHS 'Koek & Zopie' event took place. In front of an audience of more than 125 colleagues, RIHS awardees accepted their awards for the best PhD thesis, the research product with the highest impact on society, the best peer-reviewed publication and the Supervisor of the year 2019.read more
Prostate cancer can now be diagnosed better using artificial intelligence9 January 2020
RIHS researchers Wouter Bulten and Geert Litjens have developed a ‘deep learning’ system that is better than most pathologists at determining the aggressiveness of prostate cancer. The Artificial Intelligence system taught itself to identify prostate cancer based on data from over 1200 patients.read more
Supplemental MRI screening for women with extremely dense breast tissue9 January 2020
In the New England Journal of Medicine, the DENSE trial study group including RIHS researchers Ritse Mann and Nico Karssemeijer showed that additional MRI after the nationwide breast screening, reduces interval breast cancer in women with extremely dense breast tissue.read more
Open Science and open access
Open science is the practice of science in such a way that others can collaborate and contribute, where research data, lab notes and other research processes are freely available, under terms that enable reuse, redistribution and reproduction of the research and its underlying data and methods.read more
Open Science and open accessOpen science is the practice of science in such a way that others can collaborate and contribute, where research data, lab notes and other research processes are freely available, under terms that enable reuse, redistribution and reproduction of the research and its underlying data and methods. Radboudumc agrees with international developments concerning open science. See the National Plan Open Science. Open Access is an important part of Open Science. Open Access of publications provides direct, free and online access to scientific publications without copyright restrictions of publishers. Open Access significantly increases the visibility of a publication. Current Radboudumc guidelines regarding Open Access publishing are in order of priority:
- In case you have funding for article processing charges (APC), and there is a good open access candidate journal for your paper, submit your paper to this open access journal
- In other cases, and for the time being, submit your paper to a classical journal that waives the APC for corresponding authors from Dutch universities (see www.openaccess.nl)
- If there is no good candidate journal that waives the APC, search for a good alternative open access journal (and pay the APC)
- If there is no good alternative open access journal, as a last option, choose a classical journal and pay APC to make your paper open access.
The UBN provides advice about open access.
Keep in touch
Career Jobs and internshipsRIHS offers ample positions for talented and ambitious new colleagues. There are frequent job openings for talented researchers, technical personnel and students alike. These positions are advertised on this website.
Hypatia Tenure Track GrantA significant impact on healthcare is at the core of the Radboudumc. It is, of course, far from the only institution seeking to achieve this. What sets Radboudumc apart is its level of commitment to selecting the best people and supporting them in order to achieve its vision. To demonstrate this, the medical center awards the prestigious one million Euros Hypatia Tenure Track Grant, to attract the most talented scientists.
InternshipsRIHS welcomes students to perform internships within our institute. Many departments are very open and willing to accommodate ambitious students. Internships are not centrally organized in our institute. We recommend that you browse the Radboudumc/Research website for interesting topics and directly contact (a limited number of) principal investigators with your resume, motivation, duration of internship and desired start date.
Contact and getting there
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6525 EZ Nijmegen
Postal addressPost 148 RIHS
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6500 HB Nijmegen
ContactT: +31 (0)24 361 46 39