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Droplets in cells determine the accumulation of proteins in age-related diseases

Tiny droplets in our cells can accelerate the accumulation of protein deposits in diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, but they can also hinder this accumulation. Chemists are set to publish their new findings on 2 December.

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Every nursing home is different: the role of the organizational form in COVID-19 infections and deaths

Flemish nursing homes that work with smaller residential groups that have permanent healthcare teams have had noticeably fewer infections or deaths related to COVID-19. This is true not only of the residents, but also the personnel. This was the...

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Contact with others who suffer from depression is effective

People with depression benefit from contact with fellow sufferers. Such contacts can in fact contribute to recovering from depression. That was shown in the PhD research done by Dorien Smit, who will defend her thesis at Radboud University on 1...

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Mental maps with and without vision: Forming cognitive maps of space based on the visual and haptic senses

To successfully find our way in a familiar or unfamiliar environment we need to build up some sort of mental map of this environment. A mental map stores important spatial information, such as relevant locations and distances between locations. We...

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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
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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.

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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.

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.

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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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