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Scientists in focus

Aarts, Prof. Kees

Democracy, elections, electoral behavior

Adriaenssen, Dr Han Thomas

Late-mediaeval and early-modern Philosophy, Descartes

Aleman, Prof. André

Neuroimaging, neurosciences, hallucinations, hearing voices

Allers, Prof. Maarten

Public finance, local government economics

Batstra, Prof. Laura

Child and youth psychiatry, Diagnostics, ADHD

Beugelsdijk, Prof. Sjoerd

Globalization, cultural differences, national identity, international business

Bezemer, Prof. Dirk

Monetary and financial economics, development economics, agricultural economics

Bintanja, Prof. Richard

Climate, polar regions, environmental change

Bolderdijk, Dr Jan Willem

Consumer Behavior, Decision making, Social Marketing, Sustainability, Public engagement

Bouman, Dr Thijs

Sustainability and behaviour, environmental psychology

Brakman, Prof. Steven

International economics and trade, globalization

Broersma, Prof. Marcel
Journalism, journalistic forms and styles, the relationship between press and politics
Bruijn, Dr Michelle

Cannabis regulations. right to housing

Bruin, Prof. Boudewijn de

Financial ethics

Buitelaar, Prof. Marjo

Islam and daily life, Muslims in diaspora

Cao, Prof. Ming

Autonomous robots, multi-agent systems

De Jong, Prof. Gjalt

Sustainable entrepreneurship, circular economy, nature inclusive farming

De Jonge, Dr Léonie

Populism, politicology, European integration

De Keijser, Prof. Jos

Complex grief

De Waard, Prof. Dick

Traffic psychology, safe and unsafe behaviour in traffic

Dijkstra, Dr Jan Kornelis

Status, antisocial behaviour, risk behaviour, adolescence, social networks

Dijkstra, Prof. Arie

Addictions, stopping smoking, health psychology

Draaisma, Prof. Douwe
Memory, autobiographical memory, old age, neurology
Dückers, Prof. Michel

Disasters, crisis management, vulnerability analysis, public safety, public health

Elhorst, Prof. Paul
Regional economics, unemployment
Fennis, Prof. Bob
Advertising, marketing, communication, influencing consumers
Feringa, Prof. Ben
Nanotechnology, synthetic organic chemistry
Fraaije, Prof. Marco

Enzyme engineering, redox enzymology, biocatalysis

Franke, Prof. Lude

Statistical genetics, bioinfomatics

Frijlink, Prof. Erik

Dosage forms and biopharmaceutical aspects of drugs

Gallo, Dr Valentina

Epidemiology, clinical neurology, health

Garretsen, Prof. Harry

Monetary, international and regional economics

Haartsen, prof. dr. Tialda

Rural areas, rural geography

Halbertsma, Prof. Tjalling

East Asia, in particular Mongolia

Helmi, Prof. Amina
Astronomy, astro-archaeology, formation of the Milky Way
Hendriks, Prof. Petra
Linguistics, semantics, the meaning of language, communication
Hertogh, Prof. Marc

Public trust in law and jurisdiction, sociology of law

Herzog, Prof. Lisa

Social justice, market philosophy, history of economic and political theory, organizational ethics

Huckriede, Prof. Anke

Vaccines and vaccinations, infectious diseases

Hummelen, Prof. Kees
Plastic solar cells, organic energy and fuels, sustainable energy, materials science
Hut, Prof. Roelof

Chronobiology, sleep rhythm, biological clock

Janssen, Dr Fanny

Population, mortality and health

Jayawardhana, Prof. Bayu

Mechatronics, robotics, systems & control theory, systems biology

Jeronimus, Dr Bertus

Personality, feelings of happiness, psychological impact corona virus

Kalverboer, Prof. Margrite
Youth care, underage asylum seekers, children’s rights
Kamperman, Prof. Marleen

Polymers, new materials based on nature

Keijzer, Prof. Merel

Bilingualism, cognitive ageing

Kleingeld, Prof. Pauline

Ethics, political philosophy, Immanuel Kant, Kantianism, philosophical cosmopolitanism

Koning, Prof. Ruud
Sports sciences, statistics & probability, economics and sports economics
Kretschmer, Prof. Tina

Role of social context and genetic factors in the development of children and young people

Kuipers, Prof. Oscar
Molecular genetics, synthetic biology
Loi, Prof. Maria Antonietta

Solar cells, interaction of light with matter

Loonen, Dr Maarten

Polar research, Arctic ecology

Loos, Prof. Katja

Polymer chemistry, applied chemistry, multidisciplinary materials science

Mathijssen, dr Brenda

Death studies, ritual studies, psychology of religion, geography of religion

Meijer, Prof. Harro
Climate change, greenhouse gases, isotope physics
Meijering, Prof. Louise

Place-bound identification, home-making, wellbeing, mobility, health skills, communities

Metting, Dr Esther

Psychology, epidemiology, health and technology (eHealth)

Mierau, Prof. Jochen

Public health economics and health disparities

Morijn, Prof. John

International and European human rights law, EU law, populism

Mulder, Prof. Machiel

Economics of regulating network industries, in particular the energy industry

Nauta, Prof. Lodi

History of Philosophy, in particular Middle Ages, Renaissance and Enlightenment

Noheda Pinagua, Prof. Beatriz

Material science, ferroelectric and piezoelectric materials

Nollen, Prof. Ellen
Alzheimer’s, proteins, DNA, medical genetics
Oldenhuis, Prof. Fokko

Religion and law, church and state

Olff, Prof. Han

ecology, biodiversity, nature management, nature protection, sustainable landscapes

Otten, Prof. Bert
Neuromechanics, prosthetics
Otto, Prof. Sijbren

Systems chemistry, origins of life, catalysis, supramolecular chemistry

Piersma, Prof. Theunis
Migratory birds, godwits, animal ecology
Poolman, Prof. Bert

Synthetic biology, enzymology, membrane biology

Popović, Prof. Mladen
Dead Sea Scrolls
Postmes, Prof. Tom
Group behavior, collective behavior, conflict, social identity and communication technology
Raemaekers, Prof. Daan

Archaeology of Northwest Europe

Rauws, Dr Ward

Urban and regional planning, transformation of cities, self-governance in neighbourhoods

Reitz-Joosse, Dr Bettina

Classical Latin literature, relationship between text and material culture in the Roman world

Rink, Prof. Floor

Diversity, hierarchical differentiation in groups, employee mobility, management board regulation

Roest, Prof. Diederik

String theory, cosmology

Romeijn, Prof. Jan-Willem
Probability, philosophy of science
Roorda, Dr Berend

Freedom of assembly, public order

Scherpen, Prof. Jacquelien

Applied mathematics, smart grids, energy, robotics

Scheurink, Prof. Anton

Hormones and the brain, energy balance, eating disorders and addiction

Schomaker, Prof. Lambert

Automatic handwriting analysis, robotics, learning software

Sloot, Prof. Laurens

Entrepreneurship in retailing, retail marketing, brand marketing

Smeulers, Prof. Alette

International & European law, criminal law & criminology, interdisciplinary social sciences

Smit, prof. dr. ir. Chris

Experimental conservation ecology, natural communities, ecosystems

Sommer, Prof. Iris

Psychiatry, male and female brain, unequal medical treatment between women and men

Spek, Prof. Theo
History of landscape, geography
Stamhuis, Dr Eize

Biomimetics (technological applications based on examples taken from nature)

Steg, Prof. Linda

Interaction between people and their environment, environmentally-friendly behaviour

Stoker, Prof. Janka
Leadership, organizational change
Strijker, Prof. Dirk
Agriculture, rural development, agriculture economics and policy
Taatgen, Prof. Niels
Multitasking, human behaviour
Timmer, Prof. Marcel

International economics and production chains, world trade

Toebes, Prof. Brigit

International law, health law

Tromp, Prof. Moniek

Physical chemistry, material chemistry, sustainable materials

Van den Berg, Prof. Caspar

Politics and governance, tension between the city and countryside and differences between regions

Van der Heide, Prof. Tjisse

Biology, Ecology and Marine & Freshwater Biology

Van der Kooi, Dr Casper

Biology, biophysics, phytology

Van der Vlist, Prof. Arno
Real estate, property, house prices
Van Heusden, Prof. Barend

Culture and Cognition, art and art education

Van Koningsbrugge, Prof. Hans

Russia, relations between Russia and the Netherlands and the West

Van Rijn, Prof. Hedderik

Cognitive Science and Neuroscience

Van Tol, Prof. Marie-José

Psychiatric disorders, causes of depression

Van Wees, Prof. Bart

Quantum electronic transport, graphene, nanoelectronics, spintronics

Van Yperen, Prof. Nico

Mental aspects of sport and performance, performance motivation and talent development

Veenstra, Prof. René
Bullying, adolescents, social behaviour, friendship
Vegter, Dr Riemer

Rehabilitation, biomedical social sciences, sport sciences

Verhoef, Prof. Peter

Marketing, retailing, sustainable behaviour

Vis, Prof. Iris

Distribution networks, port logistics, service operations (e.g., libraries)

Visscher, Prof. Chris
Youth sport, talent recognition and talent development
Voerman, Prof. Gerrit
Political parties, elections, populism
Vols, Prof. Michel

Public order law, approaches to (housing-related) anti-social behaviour, street nuisance and rogue landlords / slumlords

Vonk, Prof. Gijsbert

Social security, poverty, migration, socioeconomic law

Von Stuckrad, Prof. Kocku

Religious identity, history of religion, natural sciences & religion

Walvoort, Prof. Marthe

Carbohydrate molecules, carbohydrate chains, chemistry

Wieling, Prof. Martijn

Linguistics, articulography, dialectometry

Wijmenga, Prof. Cisca

Genetics, Inflammation-related chronic diseases

Wilson, Prof. Erin

Religion, international relations

Winter, Prof. Heinrich
Refugee and immigration law, supervision and enforcement, administrative law
Zock, Prof. Hetty

Psychology of religion, spiritual care, migration, culture and identity

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