Honoring a foreign researcher or teacherThe Radboud Institute for Health Sciences honors a foreign researcher or teacher with the Richard Grol Visiting Scientist Award. This award is named after the founder of the institute (former NCEBP, Nijmegen Centre for Evidence Based Practice) who had the vision to connect the population sciences of Radboudumc in a strong methodology-oriented research institute.
This award aims at the initiation of new collaborations with foreign institutes in the field of Health Sciences in order to strengthen the Radboud Institute for Health Sciences through teaching or research. Radboud Institute for Health Sciences' (junior) principal investigators may nominate a candidate from a foreign institution to the management of the institute.
The award is granted once a year, and comes in the form of 5,000 Euro for travel and accommodation for the awardee for a stay in Nijmegen of approximately one month.
Applications should be submitted in the form of:
- a max 2 A4 proposal by the welcoming (j)PI containing
- Motivation (strategic fit)
- Plan for activities by the candidate
- Plans for ongoing collaboration
- Cost summary
- the candidate’s CV
Eligibility / evaluation criteria:
- impressive resume
- strategic importance of collaboration for the applicant and the Radboud Institute for Health Sciences
- new collaboration
Richard Grol Visiting Scientist Award 2016 for Trish Greenhalgh
Trish Greenhalgh is Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Prof. Greenhalgh was nominated for the award by Prof. Gert Westert, leader of the Radboudumc research theme Healthcare Improvement Science.
Considering her extremely impressive CV as well as her inspiring college tour and lecture in Nijmegen on May 26th 2016, the RIHS management had an easy task in deciding to award Trish Greenhalgh.
* About Trish Greenhalgh
Trish Greenhalgh is an internationally recognised academic in health services research/ primary health care and a practising GP. She joined her department in January 2015 after previously holding professorships at University College London and Queen Mary University of London. As Director of the Interdisciplinary Research In Health Sciences (IRIHS) unit, she leads a program of research at the interface between social sciences and medicine, with strong emphasis on the organisation and delivery of health services. Her research seeks to celebrate and retain the traditional and humanistic aspects of medicine while also embracing the unparalleled opportunities of contemporary science and technology to improve health outcomes and relieve suffering.
* About the award
The Radboud Institute for Health Sciences honors a foreign researcher or teacher with the Richard Grol Visiting Scientist Award. This award is named after the founder of the institute.
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