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The role of language in government errors

Language plays a bigger role than we think in government errors, according to researcher Harrie van Rooij who will defend his PhD dissertation at Radboud University on 8 February.

National database NARCIS to be offline from March 1

DANS is discontinuing its NARCIS service. With effect from January 2023, all content on projects, persons and organisations on the website has been frozen. On March 1, NARCIS will be taken offline.

ERC grant

ERC Consolidator Grants for research on ‘politics of the periphery’ in Latin America and medieval social norms

Two Radboud University researchers are set to receive a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC): Martijn Koster is a researcher from Cultural Anthropology and Development Studies, and Sven Meeder is Assistant Professor of Medieval...

Academic events

Optimization of regulatory T cell therapy

What’s special about the human brain?

Is the human brain simply a scaled-up version of the mouse brain? Sahil Loomba investigated the comparative aspects of structural connectivity in human, monkey and mouse brain using relatively novel three-dimensional electron microscopy technique...

Molecular mechanisms underlying the diseases resulting from the dysfunction of the ciliary dynein motors

Cilia are hair-like structures projecting from almost all cells in the human body. Motile cilia are required for fluid and particle movement for example in the airways while non-motile cilia function as signaling hubs of the cell. Dynein motors power...

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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.

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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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