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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Five new KNAW members from Radboud University and Radboud University Medical Center

Jeanine Houwing-Duistermaat, Floris Rutjes, Tamar Sharon, Caroline Slomp and Caroline Klaver have been appointed as new members of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).

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Ethnicity and gender still play role in likelihood of academic career

Research sheds new light on persistent gender and ethnic inequality in the Dutch academic world. The results show that women and ethnic minorities are still less likely to pursue academic careers. Ethnicity in particular is an underexposed factor.

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Free, fair elections require constant maintenance

Elections are at the heart of our democracy. But keeping those elections free and fair requires constant work, warns Leon Trapman. Although Dutch electoral law is well regulated, there is still room for improvement.

Academic events

  Better reporting of problems during surgery, with a focus on abdominal surgery.

Better reporting of problems during surgery, with a focus on abdominal surgery.

This research focuses on improving the way problems that occur during surgery (intraoperative adverse events or iAEs) are reported, specifically aiming to enhance patient safety and surgical outcomes.

AI for lung cancer screening

AI for lung cancer screening

Lung cancer, the deadliest cancer globally, stands at the brink of a transformative shift with the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) into screening processes.

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Inaugural lecture professor Ad Ragas

Professor of Human and Ecological Risk Assessment at Radboud University, Faculty of Science will deliver an inaugural lecture (in Dutch) on Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 3.45 pm.

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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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