News items related to the Radboud Institute for Health Sciences.
Making choices in healthcare is difficult but citizens will show politics the way22 June 2018
Well-informed citizens are not just aware of the financial necessity of making choices in healthcare, they are also prepared to make these choices. They do so by providing concrete criteria and examples, which serve as guidelines for politicians.
Dutch National Research Agenda call for proposals22 May 2018
NWO will soon start a funding round for the programme Dutch National Research Agenda. Investing in innovative and societally relevant research via the 25 routes of the Dutch National Research Agenda will enable knowledge to be developed for scientific breakthroughs and for societal issues.
Decision-making in extreme prematurity awarded by ZonMW16 May 2018
Rosa Geurtzen was awarded as appreciation for her role in a project that contributes to making effective choices in healthcare. She received the scholarship for the PreCo study, in which prenatal counseling in extreme preterm birth is optimized.
The National Healthcare Institute (ZIN) provides insight in the displacement of healthcare25 April 2018
Displacement of care is difficult to assess. On behalf of the National Healthcare Institute, a consortium led by the Radboudumc has therefore carried out research into displacement of care in Dutch healthcare.
Honorary doctorate in Aalborg for Nico Verdonschot25 April 2018
Verdonschot has a global reputation in the field of orthopaedic biomechanics. Besides professor in the Radboudumc, he is the scientific director of the TechMed Centre, and professor of Biomechanical Implants at the department of Biomechanical Engineering at the UT.
Celsus academie presents book on affordable healthcare Presentation at Celsus academie conference on 19 April18 April 2018
We must make clear decisions about what we want to spend our healthcare budget on. It is important to cut back on unnecessary care and improve the coordination of the care being demanded.
Children with malaria emit specific odour attracts more malaria mosquitoes17 April 2018
Malaria parasites in the body of children with malaria enhance the production of some specific smells that are emitted through the skin. These smells attract additional malaria mosquitoes, increasing the risk that these children are bitten. The researchers published their data in the journal PNAS.
Seventeen million euros for Netherlands X omics Initiative National Roadmap for Large-Scale Research Facilities13 April 2018
The Netherlands X-omics Initiative, led by Radboud university medical center, has received 17 million euros from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NOW) as part of the National Roadmap for Large-Scale Research Facilities.
Radboud Open Air and Radboud Rocks outdoor festival with inspiring lectures, bands and dj’s and Arjen Lubach!13 April 2018
On Thursday 24 May 2018 this festival will take place. Don't miss the inspiring outdoor lectures by RIHS researcher Thomas Maal and other Radboud scientists about things you really want to know. After that, Radboud Rocks!
ZonMw consortium grant for Thijs Eijsvogels4 April 2018
The ZonMw Sport and Physical Activity Research Programme aims to strengthen multidisciplinary research in the field of sport and physical activity. A nation-wide consortium, led by Thijs Eijsvogels, received a grant of €420,000 for their project: Thermo Tokyo: Beat the Heat.