Radboud Institute for Health Sciences


John Graunt Award

Since 2016, the Radboud Institute for Health Sciences honors an outstanding scientist every two years for their extraordinary achievements in one of the population sciences.

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Richard Grol Visiting Scientist Award

The Radboud Institute for Health Sciences honors a foreign researcher or teacher with the Richard Grol Visiting Scientist Award.

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4 year PhD positions

To stimulate innovative health sciences research, a number of PhD positions are annually available within RIHS. In 2020 funding will be made available for 6 Junior Researcher projects.

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RIHS PhD Award

The RIHS PhD Award is annually awarded to the best thesis within the RIHS. 

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RIHS PhD Award

The RIHS PhD Award is annually awarded to the best thesis within the RIHS.

Application

The call for RIHS PhD Award 2018 is closed. The guidelines for an upcoming application can be found below. Note: there isn't an application for 2019 available yet.

Previous winners

Year Name Title PhD thesis
2018 Stein Schalkwijk Quantitative antiretroviral clinical pharmacology in pregnancy: delivering more.
2017 Jonne Doorduin Diaphragm dysfunction in critically ill patiens: from monitoring to interventions.
2016 Jan Rongen An evidence based evaluation of the treatment of meniscus tears.
2015 Angela Colbers Exposure to antiretroviral agents in HIV-infected pregnant  women: not too much – not too little.
2014 Richard ten Broek The burden of adhesions.
2013 Erik Bischoff Self-management of COPD and its exacerbations.
2012 Mark van den Boogaard Delirium in intensive care patients; Detection, impact, prediction, prevention and biomarkers.
2011 Betsie van Gaal SAFE or SORRY? A programme to implement multiple guidelines simultaneously.
2010 Hein Janssens Gout arthritis in general practice.
2009 Sita Vermeulen Genetic epidemiology of homocysteine and related diseases.
2008 Mauf Graff Effectiveness and efficiency of community occupational therapy for older people with dementia and their caregivers.
2007 Marianne van Iersel The interplay between gait and cognitive function in elderly people.
2006 Jeroen Schouten Improving the quality for antibiotic use for respiratory tract infections at hospitals.

Application guidelines

​RIHS researchers may submit max. 1 nomination for each award. Please submit your nominations to RIHS@radboudumc.nl. Deadline for submission is usually medio January. We will anounce the new submission date when submission is available again.


Eligible PhD theses:
  • Thesis was successfully defended between 1-1-[past year] and 31-12-[past year].
  • PhD candidates must be registered in the RIHS Graduate School (Training and Supervision Plan approved).
  • RIHS affiliation must be mentioned in the thesis.
  • Portfolio of training preferentially included in the thesis.
 Please submit:
  • Motivation for the nomination by one of the supervisors (max 250 words)
  • Digital version of the PhD thesis
  • Up-to-date publication list of the work in the thesis
The PhD award committee will assess the nominated theses on the basis of motivation and content, according to the following criteria:
  • Originality / innovative character
  • Scientific quality
  • Relevance of the research within the RIHS’ field of knowledge, societal impact and clinical relevance

RIHS Societal Impact Award

The RIHS Societal Impact Award is annually awarded to a RIHS research product with a high impact on society.

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RIHS Societal Impact Award

The RIHS Societal Impact Award is annually awarded to a RIHS research product with a high impact on society.

Application

The call for RIHS Societal Impact Award 2018 is closed. The guidelines for an upcoming application can be found below.

Previous winners

Year Name/group Title project/thesis
2018 Rob Baltussen Citizen panel on making choices in healtcare.
2017 not awarded not awarded
2016 Jack de Groot PhD thesis: ‘Decision making by relatives of eligible brain dead organ donors’.
2015 Colin Jacobs The medical imaging software product, developed by Jacobs and colleagues, that was brought to the market as Veolity and DynaCAD Lung.

Application guidelines

The product should be based on a RIHS project and can have many forms. The nominated researcher(s)/group should have played a significant part in the development of the product and this must be part of his/her RIHS work activities.
 
RIHS researchers may submit max. 1 nomination for each award. Please submit your nominations to RIHS@radboudumc.nl. Deadline for submission is usually medio January. We will anounce the new submission date when submission is available again.

Please submit:

  • Description of the product (max 250 words)
  • ​Name(s) of responsible RIHS researcher(s)
  • Motivation for the nomination (max 400 words). Please use the following headings (if applicable) which will also be used as assessment criteria:
    • Use in guidelines or policy documents
    • Implementation in healthcare market
    • Societal relevance, including importance for the patient
    • Media attention

RIHS Science Award

The RIHS Science Award is annually awarded to the best peer-reviewed scientific publication within RIHS.

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RIHS Science Award

The RIHS Science Award is annually awarded to the best peer-reviewed scientific publication within RIHS, representing research that was performed at our University.

Application

The call for RIHS Science Award 2018 is closed. The guidelines for an upcoming application can be found below. Note: there isn't an application for 2019 available yet.

Previous winners

Year Name Paper
2018 Florieke Eggermont Bone joint research - Can patient-specific finite element models better predict fractures in metastatic bone disease than experienced clinicans.
2017 Vincent Aengevaeren Circulation - Relationship between lifelong exercise volume and coronary atherosclerosis in athletes.
2016 Rik Hansen Validation of Noninvasive In Vivo Compound Ultrasound Strain Imaging Using Histologic Plaque Vulnerability Features (link).
2015 Sanne van den Berg BREATH: Web-Based Self-Management for Psychological Adjustment After Primary Breast Cancer - Results of a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial (link).

Application guidelines

RIHS researchers may submit max. 1 nomination for each award. Please submit your nominations to RIHS@radboudumc.nl. Deadline for submission is usually medio January. We will anounce the new submission date when submission is available again.

The paper should be published in the past year or past two years and the work reported in the paper must be performed within RIHS. RIHS must be mentioned in the affiliations. Members of the jury will assess all papers based on originality and scientific quality.

Please submit:

  • Pdf of the publication
  • Motivation for the nomination (max 250 words)

RIHS Supervisor of the year

From 2018 onwards RIHS awards the supervisor of the year.

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RIHS Supervisor of the year

From 2018 onwards RIHS awards the supervisor of the year.

Application

The call for RIHS Supervisor of the year Award 2018 is closed. The guidelines for an upcoming application can be found below. Note: there isn't an application for 2019 available yet.

Previous winners

Year Supervisor
2018 Joanne de Hullu

Application guidelines

RIHS researchers may submit max. 1 nomination for each award. Please submit your nominations to RIHS@radboudumc.nl. Deadline for submission is usually medio January. We will anounce the new submission date when submission is available again.

The RIHS director will review the nominations and decide who will receive the award together with the dean.

Please submit:

  • Motivation for the nomination (max 500 words).

All Radboudumc grants and awards


Grants and awards Radboudumc

Radboudumc grants several awards and subsidies every year. Our scientists also receive prestigious national and international awards.

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