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Donders Centre for Neuroscience

The Donders Centre for Neuroscience (DCN) aims to understand the complex neural networks underlying perceptual, motor and cognitive brain functions. Researchers study these networks by employing experimental as well as computational approaches. DCN is a part of Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour and the Faculty of Science.


Hoe AI met lichtpuntjes objecten suggereert

How AI can help blind people see

Scientists are working to develop implants in the brain that will allow blind people to see a little. The PhD research of Jaap de Ruyter de Steveninck of Radboud University is helping with this development by using AI and deep learning.

Timo Kerkoerle - 3 foton

NWO ENW-M grant for unique 3-photon microscope

Researchers at the Donders Institute have received a NWO ENW-M-invest grant for research on attention and perception. The grant will be used for a 3-photon microscope suitable for macaques, the only one of its kind in Europe.

Pieter Medendorp

Donders Cube Award for Pieter Medendorp and Richard van Wezel

Pieter Medendorp, and Richard van Wezel received the Donders Cube for establishing the new Human Neuroscience bachelor’s programme. The Donders Cube is awarded annually for exceptional contributions to the Donders Institute.

Visiting address

Donders Centre for Neuroscience is located in the Huygens building in Nijmegen.

Huygens building - Room HG00.137
Heyendaalseweg 135
6525 AJ Nijmegen
The Netherlands


Get in touch with the research institute by contacting management assistant Marie-Louise Beenen by e-mail or give us a call.

+31 24 36 53 276 / +31 6 50 82 94 14