Prof.dr. Barbara Gravendeel

Barbara Gravendeel has been appointed professor of Plant Evolution at Radboud University's Faculty of Science. Gravendeel works at Naturalis Biodiversity Center in Leiden, where she researches the molecular mechanisms of evolutionary changes in plants. At Radboud University, she will investigate the evolutionary potential of wild plants, both in and outside the city. 


Prof.dr. Clara van Karnebeek

Clara van Karnebeek has been appointed Professor of Metabolic Diseases at Radboud University / Radboud university medical center. Van Karnebeek is an expert in the field of early diagnosis and innovative treatment of inherited metabolic diseases that affect the nervous system. Until her arrival in Nijmegen, she worked as a principal investigator and medical specialist in pediatrics and genetics at Amsterdam UMC.


Mw.Prof.dr. H.J.M. Beckers

Mw.Prof.dr. H.J.M. Beckers is benoemd tot praktijkhoogleraar “Oogheelkunde, ihb Glaucoom” aan Maastricht University, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences.

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Prof.dr. Eveline Crone

Prof. Eveline Crone has been appointed professor of ‘Developmental Neuroscience in Society’ at the Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (ESSB). The chair will focus on the future of the next generation. One aspect of this focus will be to understand how optimal opportunities can be created through using neuroscience methods. She also wants to integrate her research with issues we are currently facing in society. Professor Crone’s appointment at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) will commence on 1 April 2020.


Prof.dr. Anne Gielen

As of 1 October 2019, Dr Anne Gielen has been appointed as Professor of Labour Economics and Policy at Erasmus School of Economics. Over the last few years, Anne Gielen has performed remarkably well in various respects. She has published in high-ranked international journals.


Prof.dr. Payal Arora

Payal Arora is appointed as Full Professor at ESPhil. The Chair will be embedded at the intersection of the philosophy of media and the philosophy of technology. It is closely related to one of the key research themes of ESPhil, namely “the constitution of subjectivity” which explores how the contemporary economic and ecological crises, together with the increasing technological complexity of our life-world, necessitate a redefinition of our relationship with nature and ourselves.