The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Vidi grants to seven researchers from the University of Groningen and the University Medical Center Groningen. In this round, 88 of the 540 applications were honoured nationwide. The grants, which are worth a maximum of € 800,000, enable researchers to develop their own research lines and set up their own research teams.
Vidi is aimed at excellent researchers with several years of successful research experience after gaining a PhD. These researchers are among the best ten to twenty percent in their field. A Vidi grant enables the recipient to conduct research for five years. NWO selects Vidi laureates on the basis of the qualities of the researcher, the innovative character of the research, the expected academic impact of the research proposal and the potential benefits to the body of knowledge.
Four researchers of the Faculty of Science and Engineering of the University of Groningen (the Netherlands) have received an ENW-XS grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO). These grants are awarded to encourage curiosity-driven and bold...
Bij haar afscheid als lid van de Raad van Bestuur van het UMCG, is Marian Joëls benoemd tot Ridder in de Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw. Ook kreeg zij de exclusieve Thomassen a Thuessink-penning vanwege haar grote verdiensten voor het UMCG.
EIC Pathfinder grants are intended to support research teams in investigating or developing an emerging breakthrough technology.
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