Prestigious ERC grant awarded to Prof. Leon de Windt..Read more

Veni grant awarded to Ellen Dirkx - 29th July 2014

The Netherlands (29-07-2014). Ellen Dirkx of the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences of Maastricht University received a Veni grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Veni is part of NWO’s Talent Scheme (Veni, Vidi and Vici) aimed at different career phases of scientists. A Veni grant is worth a maximum of 250,000 euros, made available by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and is one of the individual grants from NWO to promote scientific talent.  Veni researchers gained their PhD no more than three years ago. They are free to choose the subject of their research. With this approach, NWO and the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science encourage curiosity-driven and innovative research. Veni enables researchers to take an important step in their scientific career.....Go to the full article

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Vici grant awarded to Leon de Windt - 18th February 2015

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands (18-02-2015) - "Veni, Vidi, Vici" is a Latin phrase. It’s popular usage reportedly originates from a letter that Gaius Julius Caesar wrote to the Roman Senate around 46 BC, after achieving victory in his short war at the Battle of Zela. The phrase is used to refer to a swift, conclusive victory.

6 excellent biomedical scientists have received a Vici grant of 1.5 million euros from NWO. Leon de Windt of UM/Maastricht UMC+ receives for his research one of these prestigious grants. The funding will enable the laureates to do research for the next five years and to build up their own research group... Go to full article

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