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In order to further the policy of developing and maintaining expertise in the radiation protection research community, CONCERT is offering a total of 10,000 € per year for travel awards to junior scientists. Support can be given for participation in a conference, a course or for an exchange visit to a laboratory, where this can […]

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The INTO-PROT Consortium is looking for five ambitious PhD-students ready to start their research projects by June 2019. INTO-PROT is a 4-year collaborative research project aiming at further increasing therapeutic window of proton therapy of cancer funded by a Dutch Cancer Society Consortium grant. For more information please follow this link.  

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ESA in partnership with the international accelerator center FAIR (Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research), currently being built at GSI, the Helmholtz Center for Heavy Ion Research, is excited to announce the first ever Radiation Summer School to tackle the problem of space radiation for future long duration missions. Living in space is no easy […]

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Prof. dr. Haico van Attikum, who is the chairman of the NVRB, receives the VICI grant form NWO, worth €1,5 million. His research will focus on DNA replication – the essential step of cell division. As DNA replication can be hampered by DNA damage, Prof. van Attikum’s group will investigate how replication is regulated in […]

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In the context of the recently funded H2020 project ESC2RAD (www.esc2rad.eu), a one-day workshop entitled “Modelling the biological effects of radiation: from Earth-studies to Space and Planetary Exploration” will take place in Lille, France on March 28, 2019. The program and other details can be found under the: esc2rad.wixsite.com/biologyandradiation.

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The Netherlands Society for Radiobiology was born on the 2nd of February 1959 in Utrecht to support radiobiology in the Netherlands. This means that we are 60 years old!

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Our refreshed website is now online, please let us know at info@nvrb.org if you have any comments or requests. New functionality on the website includes the radiobiology-related newsfeed and rich calendar of meetings and courses. We will be happy to add your own news and events! NVRB is now also active on social platforms. For […]

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Our secretary Dr. Julie Nonnekens (Erasmus MC) has been awarded a Young Investigator Grant of the Dutch Cancer Society (KFW) to fund a project that focuses on the improvement of targeted radionuclide therapy for neuro-endocrine cancer. In this preclinical research project various combination therapy approaches will be tested and biomarkers that can be used for […]

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In the recent round of funding, The Dutch Cancer Society subsidized proton therapy research in The Netherlands with the amount of €4.5 mln, allocated to two research projects. The first project, led by Prof. Sytze Brandenburg from the KVI- Centre for Advanced Radiation Technology in Groningen, received €2.8 mln for development and implementation of technology for […]

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During the NVRB fall meeting in Utrecht on November 16th, the composition of the new NVRB board has been finalized. NVRB President Prof. Haico van Attikum (LUMC), Prof. Marc Vooijs (Maastricht UMC) and Dr. Paul Span (Radboud UMC) have been joined by Dr. Julie Nonnekens (Erasmus MC), who be the Secretary, Dr. Przemek Krawczyk (Amsterdam UMC), Dr. Fieke […]

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