About the Donders Institute
The Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour is a world-class research network devoted to understanding the mechanistic underpinnings of human cognition and behavior in health and disease. We are home to more than 1,000 researchers from over the world who share the common goal of contributing to the advancement of the brain-, cognitive- and behavioral sciences.
Conducting interdisciplinary research of excellence at the unique interface between genetic, molecular and cellular processes at one end and computational, system-level neuroscience with cognitive and behavioural analysis at the other end.
The Institute is home to more than 600 researchers from 35 countries who share the common goal of contributing to the advancement of the brain-, cognitive- and behavioural sciences through investigator-driven research, and improving health, education and technology by applying advances in this field.
Our annual research reports give a short overview of the achievements in research and future plans at the Donders Institute and Radboud University.
An External Evaluation Committee, chaired by Prof. dr. Menno Witter (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway), assessed the performance of the Donders Institute over the period 2013-2018, qualifying our research as excellent. Our next external evaluation is planned for 2025.