As of January 1, 2023, the Donders Institute is in the process of implementing a new governance model. The aim of this model is for the Donders Institute to operate as a horizontal network organization, binding centres and institutes researching brain, cognition, and behavior.
Supervisory Board (ad interim)
The Supervisory Board directs the network in the role of supervisor on behalf of the Executive Board of Radboud University.
|Faculty of Social Science||Evelyn Kroesbergen|
|Faculty of Science||Sijbrand de Jong|
|Faculty of Medical Science||Jan Smit|
|Faculty of Arts||José Sanders|
|Max Planck Society||Ulman Lindenberger|
The Executive Board is responsible for the (day to day) management of the institute and is ultimately responsible for all the activities of the organization.
|Scientific Director||Edward de Haan|
|Managing Director||Femke Maij|
The Strategy Board is constituted of directors or appointed representatives of all partner centres and institutes and operates as the strategic advisory board of the Executive Board.
|Donders Centre for Cognition||James McQueen|
|Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging||Alan Sanfey|
|Donders Community for Medical Neuroscience||Barbara Franke|
|Donders Centre for Neuroscience||Erik Storkebaum|
|Centre for Language Studies||Enny Das|
|Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics Research||Caroline Rowland|
The Research Platform is constituted of Theme Leaders of the four research themes and led by the Scientific Director, with the goal of discussing the strategic aspects of the research- and quality-policy of the Donders Institute.
|Theme 1: Language and Communication||Stephanie Forkel|
|Theme 2: Perception, Action and Decision-making||Marius Peelen|
|Theme 3: Development and Lifelong Plasticity||Judith Homberg|
|Theme 4: Natural Computing and Neurotechnology||Fleur Zeldenrust|
The Management Platform is constituted of managing directors or appointed representatives of all partner centres and institutes, and coordinates regular operations and long-term developments concering the infra- and support structure of the Donders Institute.
|Donders Centre for Cognition||Maaike Rengers|
|Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging||Sharon de Groot|
|Donders Community for Medical Neuroscience||Janna van Belle|
|Donders Centre for Neuroscience||Nina Vermeulen|
|Centre for Language Studies||Susan van Wijk|
|Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics||Laura Manko|