Research Departments Physiology 20210125 Onderwijsprijs Jojanneke
25 January 2021

Jojanneke Huck will receive the 2020 Radboud University Teaching Prize for junior lecturers during a ceremony in March. Jojanneke has been a lecturer in the Faculty of Medical Sciences at Radboud University since 2018 where she holds a full teaching appointment.

Because of her varied work within the education of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, her substantive competences, her personal management and her clear vision on education and her contribution to various educational developments, the jury believes that Jojanneke Huck is entitled to the University Education Talent Award 2020.

Jury report
Jojanneke Huck is described by students as a successful and accessible teacher who is known among students and colleagues as inspiring and involved. With her enthusiasm and skill, she is continually working to improve teaching in the areas of science education and physiology in particular. She is active as a lecturer and subject coordinator within the Medicine, Biomedical Sciences and Dentistry programs. Virtually all students therefore know Jojanneke and they are all enthusiastic about her as a teacher.

Jojanneke's teaching is characterized by the link with current events and her involvement with students. She has a lot of knowledge of her field and knows how to connect this knowledge to the world of students. Jojanneke takes a broad approach within her teaching, including identifying areas that still need research. She approaches questions from students first by determining where a student stands in terms of knowledge, what the student already knows about the subject, in order to find out what the student does not yet know and then focus on that. Her explanations often involve drawing whole kidneys on the board. Jojanneke demonstrates within and outside of her teaching that she believes it is important to answer students' questions. Students report that Jojanneke is a good listener and gives informed advice. Within her role on the Project Board, a group of expert and forward-thinking faculty and students, she guides students in the area of innovating and conducting scientific research.

In addition to teaching and coordinating, Jojanneke is also very involved in developing new educational formats. She shapes her assignments by combining new knowledge and new work formats. Furthermore, Jojanneke is responsible for the development of scientific education within the renewal of the master curriculum of Medicine, she participates in various working groups within the renewal of the bachelor curriculum of the Dentistry program and she contributes within the Master of Biomedical Sciences to a new module on Molecular Therapy. Jojanneke structurally involves both students and other teachers in educational innovations and is open to input from other departments. She thus chooses to tackle educational innovations jointly and to include ideas and experiences of others in the development.

Related news items


Academic collaboration agreement between UTwente and Radboudumc

23 November 2021

The group of Biomaterials Science and Technology (BST) of the Faculty of Science and Technology at the TechMed centre of University of Twente has signed a formal academic collaboration agreement with the departments of Nephrology and Physiology at Radboudumc.

read more

Exercise improves muscle performance in statin users Study of Radboud university medical center and WUR

17 November 2021

A moderate intensity endurance and resistance exercise training program improves muscle performance in statin users without exacerbating muscle complaints. This is one of the conclusions of a training study that is published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC).

read more

Employees Personal Touch Sylvan Janssen

25 October 2021

In the monthly 'Employees Personal Touch' an employee answers a few questions about the work, all with a personal touch. Now Sylvan Janssen tells us his story.

read more

PhD degree for Carlijn Maasakkers

14 October 2021

Carlijn Maasakkers obtained her PhD degree in the Medical Sciences of the Radboud University

read more

Anique ter Braake wins NFN-Nierstichting thesis prize 2020

12 October 2021

Out of ten entries from all 7 UMCs, three nominees were invited to present their thesis during the virtual combined NND/NFN Autumn Meeting.

read more

Genetic mutations cause severe magnesium deficiency

5 October 2021

Newly discovered errors in DNA change diagnostics and treatment. Jeroen de Baaij tracked down new genetic errors that cause magnesium deficiency and published the findings in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

read more