RISE-ing member: VIDI grant for Laura Heitman

Rethinking drug discovery Laura Heitman has been awarded a VIDI grant for her innovative drug research. Heitman strives to optimize a drug’s binding kinetics at its target in order to ultimately fight diseases effectively. She even pleads for a paradigm…

2017 WCC Award Martina Vijver

Environmental Researcher Dr. Martina Vijver, founder of RISE, receives a Special Recognition Award from the World Cultural Council, along with eight other researchers from our university. Congratulations!               Read more >>  

Hoe maken we meisjes enthousiast voor techniek?

Vandaag is het Girlsday, een initiatief van VHTO (landelijk expertisebureau meisjes/vrouwen en bèta/techniek) om meisjes op jonge leeftijd kennis te laten maken met bèta, techniek en ICT. Meisjes scoren over het algemeen even hoog als jongens op exacte vakken als…

RISE in the spotlight: “RISE in Japan”

Kyoto University, Japan Who would have thought that the numbers of female professors and women in higher management of Dutch universities would not be so far off of Japanese universities? The Japanese were very surprised with the still low numbers…