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Slight change of course on the horizon for NWO Talent Scheme

A slight change of course is on the horizon for NWO’s Talent Scheme (Veni, Vidi, Vici). Consultation with the research field has provided NWO with answers that it will use to amend the scheme. For example, the Executive Board recently decided to change the programme’s aim. In addition, a two-stage assessment will be introduced throughout the entire Talent Program starting in Round 2023.

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From sustainable food production to reducing viral transmission

Fewer CO2 emissions, less airborne viral transmission, and a more sustainable form of food production: seven consortia of researchers, companies, societal organisations and government bodies will put a budget of 32 million euros towards developing technological innovations for these and other societal challenges.

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Baking pies as a metaphor for successful collaboration on antimicrobial resistance

Peopel in meeting

On Thursday April 28th 2022 a kick off meeting took place for the projects within the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR) 13th call named ‘HARISSA’.

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2022 Veni round 2022 early June open for applications

Talented, creative researchers who recently obtained their PhDs can soon apply for a Veni. This funding instrument from the NWO Talent Scheme offers researchers individual grants. The funding will enable them to develop their own research idea for the coming three years. The maximum funding amount is 280,000 euros.

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‘Reflecting on science should become normal practice’

The new Promoting Good Science (PGS) programme, which is the follow-up to the Fostering Responsible Research Practices (FRRP) programme, will be chaired by Sally Wyatt. PGS is aimed at encouraging sustainable improvements in the science system. Eduard Klasen is stepping down as former chair of FRRP, and he is confidently passing the baton on to his successor Sally, who wants to involve the broader science domain.

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Now open! The JPIAMR Call “Diagnostics and Surveillance Networks”.

The aim of this call is to assemble networks of leading experts and stakeholders with an intent to facilitate the development, optimisation, and use of diagnostic and surveillance tools, technologies and systems.

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Amendments to the General Terms and Conditions Governing Grants of ZonMw

As from 1 April 2022, the General Terms and Conditions Governing Grants of ZonMw will be amended with regard to the final accountability reporting by the grant recipient.

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Genderful Research World: to integrate sex and gender in your research

In the Summer of 2021, an international team of early career researchers won the ZonMw/CIHR-IGH Gender in Research Award. It allowed the team to bring their innovative idea for supporting health researchers in integrating sex and gender in research to life. Now they proudly present The Genderful Research World (GRW), an interactive online platform designed for health researchers to easily access resources related to integrating a sex- and...

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Microplastics present in human blood

blood microplastics research

Researchers have demonstrated for the first time that small plastic particles from our living environment are present in the human circulatory system. The research team from VU Amsterdam and Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc, published their results today.

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ZonMw and NWO fund a research project to improve the measurability of a broad view of health

Health encompasses far more than just the absence of illnesses. A growing number of initiatives stimulate a broader view on health in which people take centre stage. One of those initiatives is the movement Positive Health. But how can you determine whether these initiatives and the policy developed in relation to them actually have an effect? In collaboration with the NWO Domain Social Sciences and Humanities, ZonMw has funded a research project...

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