Be aware: grant open to both Dutch and English speaking individuals!
LUF scholarships from the Prof. Dr. A.E. Meinders Fund provide support to talented students and PhD candidates in the field of internal medicine. These scholarships are intended for conducting scientific research, such as a portion of a doctoral study or a scientific internship, with a focus on patient care abroad. Preference is given to clinicians over “laboratory assistants.”
The target audience comprises motivated students and PhD candidates in internal medicine or biomedical sciences, provided they are supervised within the field of internal medicine. Candidates should be curious, entrepreneurial, and enthusiastic. Those with a demonstrable broad interest and who distinguish themselves in areas other than medicine stand a better chance of receiving a scholarship.
Key points regarding applications are as follows:
Edouard Fu, PhD student at the Department of Clinical Epidemiology at the LUMC, uses big data to study the effectiveness and safety of kidney, diabetes and heart failure treatments. With a Rubicon grant from NWO, Edouard will conduct further research at Harvard Medical School over the next two years.
A delegation of the LUMC visited the University of Edinburgh (UoE) from 9 till 11 November for multiple purposes, but for one thing in particular: to strengthen bonds. With just over a handful of colleagues, the LUMC traveled to Edinburgh to discuss current projects and future collaborations!
From the 24th till the 28th of January, the LUMC organized the Data Ethics winter school on behalf of the Eurolife consortium, an international network consisting of 9 European universities. The network focuses predominantly on biomedical sciences, but also related subjects in the field of Life Sciences & Health. We are very proud of the amazing success of the winter school and the exciting responses we’ve had from students. In this article we would like to share the experience of one of the participating students, Jonneke Bouwhuis.