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  • Man in donkere kamer met laptop

    Symmetric Cryptography with Asymmetric-hardware Leveraged Architecture (SCALAR)

    We use countless systems that rely on cryptography. Many of these systems use symmetric cryptography. This project will attempt to adapt the benefits of asymmetric cryptography to the symmetric variant.

  • The Ooijpolder

    Living Lab Ooijpolder

    In recent years, scientists have experimented with innovative forms of biodiversity restoration in the Ooijpolder in Gelderland. The Living Lab looks at how the existing pilot schemes and initiatives have improved biodiversity in this region.

  • Digitaal klaslokaal met leerlingen met computers en laptops

    Hybrid Human-AI Regulation

    This project focuses on the development of a ‘Hybrid Human-AI Regulation System’ (HHAIR system), which teaches 10- to 14-year-olds self-regulation skills. This will allow them to learn with support from adaptive or self-adaptive learning tools.

  • Virus particle corona

    Solidarity in times of a pandemic

    The coronavirus has had unprecedented consequences for our society. This project explores the way in which people have approached the new coronavirus policy. What makes people follow the given advice, or rather what makes them ignore it?

  • Persoon met smartphone met chat-app open

    Look Who’s Talking

    Digital discussion partners such as chatbots can make complex topics more accessible. The Look Who’s Talking project will develop and test a new generation of chatbots that can engage in lengthy and interesting conversations.

  • Apple Watch met gezondheidsdata

    Digital Good

    Technology companies like Google, Apple and Amazon have moved into the domain of health and medicine. The Digital Good project explores the ethical and societal challenges that are associated with this ‘Googlisation of health research’.

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NIST chooses Kyber, Dilithium and SPHINCS+ as standards for post-quantumcryptography

Security algorithms created by researchers from Radboud University and other organisations have been selected by the American National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as one the new standards for post-quantum cryptography.

Simmunext: where immunotherapy and chemistry meet

The story behind Radboud university medical centre’s, Radboud University’s and Oncode’s newest spinoff, Simmunext Biotherapeutics B.V.

NWO project MUNITION: for optimalisation of plastic recycling

The MUNITION project – led by Jeroen Jansen – will develop a digital tool supporting evidence-based choices between pre-sorting or post-sorting of plastic waste.

Floating transport by magnets

NIFTI is a revolutionary new way of clean and safe transportation: a floating module powered by magnets in the road surface. Nigel Hussey takes a closer look at the technology.

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Marker Wadden

Nature researchers from Radboud University on how the Marker Wadden are a unique example of innovative nature restoration.

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