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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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.

Portretfoto Roel Vertegaal

Roel Vertegaal appointed Professor of Human-Computer Interaction

Roel Vertegaal has been appointed Professor of Human-Computer Interaction at Radboud University’s Faculty of Science effective May 1, 2024.

Professor Gerard Meussen

"It is essential that the human dimension returns to the arena of tax law”

A scientific definition for ´the human dimension´ is lacking. This has led to shortcomings in the judicial sphere, according to Gerard Meussen. The Professor of Tax Law will hold his valedictory lecture on 20 June.

Academic events

Very early Systemic Sclerosis - Hit Hard and Early?

Very early Systemic Sclerosis - Hit Hard and Early?

Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) is a rare autoimmune disease that causes scarring of the skin and internal organs. The disease is incurable and fatal, and leads to a considerable reduction in quality of life.

Exploring professional and public perspectives on strategies for early detection of esophageal cancer

Exploring professional and public perspectives on strategies for early detection of esophageal cancer

Screening for esophageal cancer is generally well received by the public, although willingness to participate strongly depends on the offered screening test.

Listing quality: navigating journal valuation practices in the Chinese science system

Listing quality: navigating journal valuation practices in the Chinese science system

Research evaluation is complex, quality consists of many dimensions, and quality assessment is often contentious.

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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.

Political pamphlets on a sign

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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