Salt batteries can store summer heat to be used in winter, but which salt works best for the purpose? On 19 December, Lian Blijlevens will defend her PhD thesis on her research into salt for heat storage at Radboud University.
Depression is common among young people, but this target group often does not get the help they need. Books, exercise, and other depression prevention programmes do not achieve the envisioned results for everyone, but video games might help.
An international team of astronomers, co-led by Michiel Min (SRON), has discovered a silicate-based weather system on a fluffy gas planet around the star WASP-107. It is the first time that scientists find clouds and rain made of sand.
It appears beneficial for mothers and babies to have one hour of skin-to-skin contact per day in the first five weeks after birth. Mothers experience less anxiety and fatigue, and breastfeed for longer. The babies cry less and may sleep longer.
People with social anxiety disorder who receive exposure therapy may potentially benefit from testosterone administration. This is the conclusion of research by Moniek Hutschemaekers, who will be defending her PhD thesis at Radboud University.
The first full-colour images of the cosmos from ESA's space telescope Euclid were presented on 7 November2023. Never before has a telescope been able to take such razor-sharp astronomical images of such a large part of the sky.
It is common knowledge that boys are less motivated when it comes to reading. But Radboud researchers Margriet van Hek and Gerbert Kraaykamp have discovered that both schools and parents can address the problem of reading motivation.
Inge Wortel, Assistant Professor of Data Science, has been awarded an AiNed Fellowship Grant for a research project entitled ‘AI and Simulations for Decoding the Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Immune Responses’ at Radboud University in Nijmegen.
An international team of astronomers led by Andrew Levan (Radboud University, the Netherlands) has discovered heavy elements in the wake of a bright gamma-ray burst in a galaxy about 1 billion light-years away.
Students who are more digitally skilled also perform better in math. New research from Renae Loh and others at Radboud University shows that in countries with better availability of ICT in schools, math performance benefits greatly.
On Sunday 5 November political scientists and public administration experts from Radboud University will be taking their place on a carousel in Deventer. There, the researchers will enter into discussion with the public on the subject of populism.
We all prefer not to think about death. According to Radboud researcher Enny Das, films can help us deal better with our fear of death. Therefore she is organising a film festival on 10 and 11 November, in LUX Nijmegen.
Changing the way that carp are fed can substantially reduce the amount of ammonia they excrete compared to when they eat the same amount of food all at once. This finding is one of the outcomes of Wouter Mes’s PhD research at Radboud University.