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Veni, Vidi, Vici, awarded from 2015-2018

2018

Vici

  • Professor Chris van den Broeck - Faculty of Science and Engineering - Using gravitational waves to understand the nature of black holes
  • Professor Syuzanna Harutyunyan - Faculty of Science and Engineering - Using Lewis acids to enable new chemical reactions
  • Professor Johan Jonker - UMCG, Medical Biology - Targeting the ER stress response in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Professor Meike Stöhr - Faculty of Science and Engineering - Getting graphene ready for applications

Vidi

  • Doctor Pratika Dayal - Faculty of Science and Engineering - Shedding light on the dark side of the Universe
  • Professor Shirin Faraji - Faculty of Science and Engineering - Watching chemistry happen with light
  • Doctor Tjisse van der Heide - Faculty of Science and Engineering - Small steps, giant leaps – Building coastal landscapes with spatially organizing plants
  • Doctor Luis Valente - Faculty of Science and Engineering - Islands: natural laboratories of speciation and extinction
  • Doctor Andreas Milias-Argeitis - Faculty of Science and Engineering - How do cells regulate the amount of protein they produce?
  • Doctor Jorge Pérez Parra - Faculty of Science and Engineering - Unifying Correctness for Communicating Software
  • Doctor Merel Keijzer - Faculty of Arts - Foreign language learning as a healthy aging tool
  • Doctor Romana Schirhagl - UMCG, Faculty of Medical Sciences - High speed low sample volume electron spin resonance (μESR)
  • Doctor Don van Ravenzwaaij - Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences - Improving the reliability of biomedical research

Veni

  • Doctor Laura Baams - RUG, Pedagogical and Educational Sciences -Not straight? Sexual orientation disparities in macro and micro-processes of youth victimization and mental health
  • Doctor Sean P. A. Desjardins - RUG, Prehistory - The resilience of Inuit traditional life in Arctic Canada
  • Doctor Maarten C. Eisma - RUG, Clinical Psychology - Grief’s paradox: approach and avoidance in prolonged grief disorder
  • Doctor Remco Heesen- RUG, Knowledge science - Understanding Statistical Biases in Peer Review
  • Doctor Bertus F. Jeronimus - RUG, Developmental Psychology - The lessons to be learned from happy neurotics
  • Doctor Gerine M. A. Lodder - RUG, Sociology - The Proximity Project: Loneliness in Adolescence Explained by Social Relations and Social Appraisals
  • Doctor Stephanie van der Steen - RUG, Remedial education - (How) Does animal assisted therapy work?
  • Doctor Thom A. de Vries - RUG, Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior - Pushing boundaries: Team boundary spanning in response to disruptions
  • Doctor Kathryn Bebbington - RUG, GELIFES - How much do parents disagree over offspring care?
  • Doctor Janne Ouwehand - RUG, GELIFES - Do non-breeding conditions constrain adaptation to climate change in avian migrants?
  • Doctor Inge Holtman - UMCG, Department of Neuroscience - Role of microglia in Alzheimer’s disease
  • Doctor Tamar Lok - NIOZ, Department of Coastal Systems - The ontogeny of migration: an interplay of genes and environment

2017

Vici

  • Prof. D. (Deniz) Başkent - Faculty of Medical Sciences - It takes two to communicate: Voice perception and linguistic content

Vidi

  • Dr. I.H. (Iris) Jonkers - Faculty of Medical Sciences/UMCG - Small changes, big effects
  • Dr.ir. M.H. (Maaike) Oosterveer - Faculty of Medical Sciences/UMCG - Sugar: a jumpstart for cancer
  • Dr. J.T.M.L. (Judith) Paridaen - Faculteit Medische Wetenschappen/UMCG - The individuality of stem cells
  • Dr. A. Zhernakova - Faculty of Medical Sciences/UMCG - Breast milk as a missing link between mothers and their babies’ health
  • Dr. P. D. (Daan) Meerburg - Faculty of Science and Engineering - The Cosmic Laboratory
  • Dr. S. (Stephan) Trenn - Faculty of Science and Engineering - Analysis and Control of Switched Differential Algebraic Equations

Veni

  • Dr A. (Anne) Benjaminse - UMCG, Department of Human Movement Sciences - Understanding motor learning to prevent ankle and knee injuries in sports: a novel approach
  • Dr L. (Lynn) Boschloo - UMCG, Psychopathology and psychiatry - One size fits none: diversity in the symptomatology of patients is the key to targeted depression treatment
  • Dr M. (Marleen) Damman - NIDI - Retirement of the solo self-employed
  • Dr. L.L. (Laura) Govers - RUG, GELIFES - Global change and marine plant diseases
  • Dr. R. (Ronnie) Hermens - RUG, Philosophy - Did curiosity kill the cat?!
  • Dr. G. (Gijs) Huitsing - RUG, Sociology - Network Interventions in the Peer Context
  • Dr. A. (Artūras) Juodis - RUG, Economics and Business - We do not live in a bubble: economic shocks in misspecified panel data models
  • Dr. C.J. (Casper) van der Kooi – Faculty of Science and Engineering - How do flowers get their colours – and to what end?
  • Dr. N. (Namkje) Koudenburg - RUG, Social Psychology - The Communication Model of Cultural Change
  • Dr. C. (Clemens) Mayer - RUG, Stratingh Institute for Chemistry - Making enzymes to order
  • Dr. C.P. (Cristina) Paulino - RUG, Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute - Redefining concepts of membrane transport mechanism
  • Dr. W. (Ward) Romeijnders - RUG, Economics and Business - Planning for the unknown
  • Dr. T.N. (Terrin) Tamati - UMCG, Department of Otorhinolaryngology - More than words: Uncovering the effects of talkers’ voices on real-life speech perception by cochlear implant users
  • Dr. N. (Niek) Verweij - UMCG, Cardiology - Complex genetics of exercise electrocardiography
  • Dr. J. (Jorrig) Vogels - RUG, Center for Language and Cognition Groningen - Are people egocentric when they talk?
  • Dr. C. (Carsten) Wloka-Tjalsma - RUG, Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology - Small pores, big sensors

2016

Vici

Vidi

  • Doctor K. (Katalin) Barta - Faculty of Science and Engineering - Lignin waste to valuable chemicals
  • Doctor A.J. (Arnold) Boersma - Faculty of Science and Engineering - How full is a cell?
  • Doctor M.D. (Martin) Witte - Faculty of Science and Engineering - Molecular tools for phospholipases
  • Doctor E. (Emar) Maier - Faculty of Philosophy - The language of story and imagination
  • Doctor F. (Floor) Rink – Faculty of Economics and Business - Supervising top-managers: Internal or External?
  • Doctor S. (Susanne) Scheibe -  Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences - Getting better with age?
  • Professor S. (Sarthak) Misra - Faculty of Medical Sciences/UMCG - SAMURAI (Steering Acuated Probes for Targeted Interventions)
  • Doctor G. (Guido) Krenning - Faculty of Medical Sciences/UMCG - Identity crisis in a failing heart
  • Doctor M.A. (Morris) Swertz - Faculty of Medical Sciences/UMCG - Scalable ‘big data’ methods towards personalized genome diagnostics

Veni

  • Doctor Y. (Yanan) Wang (f), University Medical Center Groningen - Pediatrics - Dissecting the effects of brown adipose tissue on the vessel wall
  • Doctor B.D. (Daan) Westenbrink (m), UMCG - Cardiology - Energy crisis in the failing heart
  • Doctor A.A. Verhaegh (Sander) (m), RUG – Philosophy - Matter over mind: Skinner, Quine, and the Heyday of Behaviorism
  • Doctor S. (Saeedeh) Farokhipoor (f), RUG - Physics - Information storage at the nano-scale
  • Doctor M.T.C. (Marthe) Walvoort – Faculty of Mathemetics and Natural Sciences - Attacking the bacterial sweet spot
  • Doctor S.M. (Simon) Friederich - University College Groningen - Are there other universes?
  • Doctor L. (Leah) Henderson - Faculty of Philosophy - Weighing evidence reliably
  • Doctor T. (Tamer) Nawar – Faculty of Philosophy - Relativism in Ancient Philosophy
  • Doctor R.P. (Rocco) Palermo – Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies - Beyond rivers of Babylon: Rural Landscape and Settlements in Hellenistic Mesopotamia
  • Doctor D.C. (Doina-Cristina) Rusu – Faculty of Philosophy - Manipulating Spiritual Matter. How did Early Modern Science Become Experimental?

2015

Vici

  • Professor J. (Johan) Bos - Faculty of Arts, Computational Semantics - Lost in Translation - Found in Meaning
  • Professor A (Amina) Helmi - Faculty of Science and Engineering, Kapteyn Astronomical Institute - Galactic Archaeology in the Gaia era: Discovery and characterization of fossil records to uncover the history and distribution of mass of the Milky Way
  • Professor ir. D.J.M. (Thea) Hilhorst  - Faculty of Arts, Globalisation Studies Groningen - When disasters meet conflict. Disaster response of humanitarian aid and local state and non-state institutions in different conflict scenarios.
  • Professor M.C. (Marcel) Timmer- Faculty of Economics and Business, Global Economics and Management - Mondiale Waardeketens: een nieuw perspectief op wereldwijde handel, banen en inkomensongelijkheid
  • Professor R. (René) Veenstra - Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, ICS Research School - Anti-bullying programs 2.0: Tailored interventions to minimize bullying
  • Professor M.A.W. (Marc) Verheijen - Faculty of Science and Engineering, Astronomy - Kapteyn Astronomical Institute - The panoramic Perspective on Gas and Galaxy Evolution

Vidi

  • Professor M. (Ming) Cao- Faculty of Science and Engineering, Discrete Technology and Production Automation - Engineering and Technology Institute Groningen - An evolutionary approach to coordination of self-interested agents
  • Doctor T.A.C. (Tamara) Witschge - Faculty of Arts, Journalism Studies and Media - Research Centre for Media and Journalism Studies - Journalistic entrepreneurship in action
  • Doctor A.K.H. (Anna) Hirsch - Faculty of Science and Engineering, Bio-organic Chemistry — Stratingh Institute for Chemistry - A faster route to new drugs
  • Doctor E. (Edwin) Otten - Faculty of Science and Engineering, Molecular Inorganic Chemistry - Stratingh Institute for Chemistry - Cheap elements as the basis for catalysts
  • Doctor A. (Albert) Guskov - Faculty of Science and Engineering, Enzymology - Gron Inst Biomolecular Sciences & Biotechnology - Shedding new light on metal transport
  • Doctor W.C. (Wiktor) Szymanski - Faculty of Medical Sciences, Radiology - General - Controlling drugs with light
  • Professor H.J. (Hiddo) Lambers Heerspink - Faculty of Medical Sciences, Clinical pharmacy & pharmacology - Why do patients with type 2 diabetes react differently to treatments?

Veni

  • Doctor H.T. (Han Thomas) Adriaenssen - Faculty of Philosophy - Descartes op de proef gesteld: tegengeluiden in de Gouden Eeuw
  • Doctor A. A. (Andreas) Bastian - Faculty of Science and Engineering - Fighting multidrug-resistant bacteria
  • Doctor J.P. (Jelmer) Borst- Faculty of Science and Engineering - Hoe het brein ingewikkelde vraagstukken oplost
  • Doctor J. R. (Jochem) de Bresser - Faculty Economics and Business - De rol van verwachtingen in economische modellen
  • Doctor D.M. (Dorina Maria) Buda - Faculty of Spacial Sciences - Tourism in Conflict Places: A Study of the Emotional Dynamics of Dark Tourism in the Palestinian West Bank
  • Doctor M. (Marco) Caracciolo - Faculty of Arts - Ongewone vertellers in hedendaagse fictie
  • Doctor R. (Rudolf) S.N. Fehrmann- Facultty Medical Sciences - Analyseren van 'big data' ter verbetering van gepersonaliseerde behandeling van kankerpatienten
  • P.W.J.M. (Pim) Frederix - Institute for Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology - Nieuwe peptides voor food, farma en functionele materialen
  • Doctor K.A. (Klaske) Glashouwer - Faculty Behavioural and Social Sciences - Te 'dik' om te eten
  • Doctor M. (Martijn) Hammers (m), Faculty of Science and Engineering - Hoe beïnvloeden veroudering en sociaal gedrag elkaar?
  • Doctor M. (Michael) Jaehme - Faculty of Science and Engineering - Structure, function and mechanism of Pnu type transporters
  • Doctor S.M. Kooistra - Faculty Medical Sciences - Epigenetica van afweercellen in de hersenen
  • Doctor B.K. (Khan) Mahmoodi - UMCG / St. Antonius Ziekenhuis Nieuwegein - Cardiologie - Verhoogd risico op verstopte kransslagaders bij bloedstollingsafwijkingen
  • Doctor J.C. (Jacolien) Van Rij-Tange - Faculty of Arts - Taal leren van voorspelling
  • Doctor A. (Andrea) Sangiacomo - Faculty of Philosophy - Occasionalism and the secularization of early modern science: Understanding the dismissal of divine action during the scientific revolution
  • Doctor M. (Mans) Schepers - Faculty of Arts - Vroeg historische akkerbouw in het moeras
  • Doctor M. (Michael) Stevenson - Faculty of Arts - The web that was
  • Doctor G. (Gert) Stulp - Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences - Spreading Fertile Ideas - Social Network Influences on Having Children
  • Doctor S. (Susanne) Täuber - Faculty Economics and Business - De kunst van het overtuigen
  • Professor M. (Michel) Vols - Faculty of Law - Helse buren. Van ontruiming naar oplossing bij woonoverlast
  • Doctor C.W. (Corien) Wiersma - Faculty of Arts - Het Griekse paleis van Helena van Troje
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