The Donders Institute and the Faculty of Science open their doors on October 1. Do you want to know how space travel affected the mind and body of André Kuipers? Would you like to take part in one of our experiments or take a tour through our laboratoria? Then come to our Open Day on Saturday 1 October.The program consists of more than 30 activities such as lectures, demonstrations and experiments, children's activities and tours. The open day starts at 11:00 and lasts until 16:00.
Every year three researchers of the Radboud University and the Radboudumc receive a Radboud Science Award. The winners will design teaching materials about their research for primary schools. This year’s winners are Lisa Genzel for her research on improved methodology and conditions in animal testing and Annabelle Dufourcq for her research on imaginative animals, David Burger and Angela Colbers for their research on HIV treatment for children.
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) awarded Fleur Zeldenrust and and Martin Vinck a Vidi grant of 800,000 euros. This will allow them to develop an innovative line of research and build up their own research group for the next five years.