Radboud Institute for Health Sciences Science for care, care for scienceIdeally, every procedure in clinical practice and public health should take place based on proof, instead of intuition or 'experience'. Our aim is to innovate and personalize healthcare and public health by applied and methods-based research. read more
News & agendas
Last call for nominations for the RIHS Awards 2021Deadline for submission is 25 January 202218 January 2022
Artificial intelligence as a digital colleague improves prostate cancer diagnosisComputer outperforms pathologists, but together they are even better14 January 2022
Rogier Kievit and Geert Litjens both receive ERC Starting Grant of 1.5 million eurosBoard of Directors congratulates researchers on top grant13 January 2022
In the spotlight
1.4 million euro to reduce hospital admissions due to medication7 January 2022
A team of sixteen Dutch hospitals received a grant of 1.4 million euros from ZonMw. They will investigate whether they can reduce medication related hospital readmissions.read more
3D-printing prosthesis legs in the middle of the jungle a video call with our colleague Merel in Sierra Leone14 December 2021
'They sometimes think I'm a sorceress,' says technical physician Merel van der Stelt, while she smiles. 'Take this lady without a lower leg. Yesterday she came here. We scanned her stump and today she already has a 3D printed prosthesis. With a prosthesis people count again'.read more
Hora Finita Frequently Asked QuestionsThe introduction of the new PhD tracking system 'Hora Finita' may unavoidably have raised many questions, and although the careful transitioning, some of you might still experience problems. Therefore, a Hora Finita FAQ page has now been launched for the most common questions and problems. link to FAQ
RIHS Awards ceremony Six winners4 March 2021
On 2 March, the RIHS Awards 2020 ceremony took place online. In front of an audience of more than 150 colleagues, RIHS awardees accepted their awards. New this year was the Patient Involvement Award for those who actively involved patients in their studies. Curious who they are? Read it now!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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