A shortlist of 10 nominations was made from the more than 80 entries. And children aged 9 to 12 could vote for their favorite research. In total, more than 11,000 children voted.
Dad can't walk, but he can hop
People with Parkinson's can move less well. By doing certain 'tricks', such as hopping, bouncing a ball, or walking like a cowboy, this often works out better. In the research of Anouk Tosserams and Dr. Jorik Nonnekes has studied why these tricks work so well, and what exactly happens in the brain.
About the Klokhuis science award
The aim of the award is to familiarize a broad and young audience with scientific research in the Netherlands. The award was first awarded in 2016. The Klokhuis Science Prize rewards interesting and relevant scientific research for children aged 9 to 12 years. A science episode of Het Klokhuis will be devoted to the research area of the winning research. Take a look at the other nominees: