Eerste foto van Sagittarius A*, het zwarte gat in de Melkweg
Eerste foto van Sagittarius A*, het zwarte gat in de Melkweg

Research at Radboud University

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Supporting the right small changes can have big impacts

Small changes in our everyday actions can trigger significant, rapid societal shifts especially when it comes to climate action. A newstudy highlights the importance of analyzing these dynamics with a comprehensive framework.

Fabriekspijp met rook

Climate promise green hydrogen may not always be fulfilled

Green hydrogen often, but certainly not always, leads to CO2 gains. This claim is based on research published in Nature Energy by Kiane de Kleijne from Radboud University and Eindhoven University of Technology.

Human rights law

Human rights under pressure, but still effective

Human rights and the rule of law have been under pressure in recent years. Reason for concern? Yes. Reason for pessimism? No. That is what Professor of Human Rights Law Jasper Krommendijk argued in his inaugural lecture on 19 June 2024.

Academic events

Understanding and addressing immune system malfunctions in advanced colon cancer

Understanding and addressing immune system malfunctions in advanced colon cancer

Colorectal cancer ranks as the second deadliest worldwide.

Running an academic medical centre: a closer look

Running an academic medical centre: a closer look

AMCs (academic medical centres) are complex organisations. This is due to the size of the organisation, its place in the healthcare landscape, its relationship with the university and the different core functions within the same organisation.

Exploring new treatments for vision loss in ABCA4 retinal disease

Exploring new treatments for vision loss in ABCA4 retinal disease

This doctoral thesis investigates the impact of genetic variants in the ABCA4 gene, which can lead to Stargardt disease type 1 (STGD1), a common inherited retinal disorder.

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Theme: privacy and big data

Organisations collect a lot of personal data. What's the risk, and how do we protect ourselves?

Privacy research
Mensen demonstreren voor gelijke samenleving.

Theme: diversity

How do we create an inclusive society where everyone is free to be themselves?

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Het uitgave van de strategie van de Radboud Universiteit

A significant impact

Our university wants to contribute to a free and healthy world with equal opportunities for all and to make a significant impact on a regional and an international level. That's why Radboud University choses strong, broad disciplines and room for a lot of interdisciplinary collaboration.

Our research vision

Research projects

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Dealing with Disasters

Dealing with Disasters approaches the identity formation of a nation and region from a new perspective. The formation of local and national identities will be examined in response to natural disasters in the Netherlands.

Living Lab 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.

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Political parties between freedom and restraint

Under current Dutch law, political parties are rarely regulated. This project investigates whether legal and constitutional regulation of the form, organisation and function of political parties is needed.

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