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Wesley Gruijthuijsen

ATN Blog - Searching for the best place to age

Datum:28 maart 2022

Wesley Gruijthuijsen ( is a PhD candidate at the division of Geography and Tourism at KU Leuven (Belgium), conducting research into ageing-in-place and the importance of informal care and distance. He has a background in...

Mirjam Kaijser, keynote at Aletta Research Meet-up on 14 April 2022

Aletta Research Meet-up keynote: If prevention, and all else, fails - an introduction to bariatric surgery

Datum:18 maart 2022

On April 14, 2022, the Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health will host the Aletta Research Meet-up on the topic of obesity. Leading up to the event, Aletta will be interviewing the event keynote speakers. We start with Mirjam Kaijser, bariatric surgeon at...

Christiaan Eijkman Medal

Second Christiaan Eijkman Medal Announced

Datum:15 maart 2022

KIT is pleased to announce that they have received very strong nominations for this year’s Christiaan Eijkman medal for research in the field of Global Health, and a winner will be announced later in the year.

stethoscoop op toetsenbord

prof. dr. Peter C. Verhoef: Als je het niet weet, voorspel dan niet.

Datum:08 februari 2022

In onze samenleving hebben we steeds meer data beschikbaar. Met die gegevens willen bedrijven voorspellen wat er gebeurt. Beleggers willen weten hoe beurskoersen zich gaan ontwikkelen en het ministerie van financiën wil weten wat de economische groei zal...

Sustainable Care

Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health - WRR Report on Sustainable Care

Datum:27 januari 2022

On the 15th of September 2021, the WRR (Scientific Council for Government Policy) released a research paper on the topic of sustainable care (in Dutch). The paper resulted in three conclusions and three possible directions including recommendations.

Zeinab Sattari N.

ATN Blog - “It is alright if sometimes people slow you down”: the importance of achieving a balance between social and physical activities in everyday life of older adults

Datum:26 januari 2022

Zeinab Sattari N. is a PhD candidate in Population Research Centre, Faculty of Spatial Sciences (RUG), conducting research on mobility patterns in later life with relation to wellbeing. She has an academic and career background in urban planning and design...

Arts in Health

ATN Blog - Researching the arts in health // Part Two

Datum:16 december 2021

This is the second of a two-part description of arts in health. Part One focused on the theoretical basis for the field, and Part Two describes practical application in clinical and community settings.

Arts in Health

ATN Blog - Researching the arts in health // Part 1

Datum:09 december 2021

This is the first of a two-part description of arts in health, focusing on the rationale and theoretical background of the field. In Part Two, Dr. Lewis will describe the practice of arts in health in both clinical and community settings.

Overhandiging van prijs

Winnaar Nationale Leefkracht Award bekend

Datum:08 december 2021

Wedde dat ’t lukt is de winnaar van de Nationale Leefkracht Award met het initiatief van de Dorpsondersteuner. De vakjury koos dit initiatief als overduidelijke winnaar uit de in totaal 15 aanmeldingen.