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Judy has been nominated for the George Beusmans Wetenschapsprijs https://www.kennisnetwerkcva.nl/over-ons/george-beusmansprijs/, for best scientific project! The prize will be awarded during the Kennisnetwerk CVA symposium 2021. Here you can see Judy preparing her VLOG, which will be presented and can be voted for on the symposium at the Jaarbeurs Utrecht. Good luck Judy! Find out more…

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Dynamics of Youth (DoY) Invigoration Grant PLUS!

Tanja Nijboer and Ina Koning (https://www.uu.nl/medewerkers/IMKoning) have received the Dynamics of Youth  (DoY) Invigoration Grant PLUS. For the coming year they will investigate the use of digital media in families with a chronically ill family member. DoY is one of the strategic themes of Utrecht University, read more at https://www.uu.nl/en/research/dynamics-of-youth

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Lauriane praised in the Dutch magazine for neuropsychology!

Laurine Spreij’s dissertation has received a wonderful review in Tijdschrift voor Neuropsychologie (Boeksignaleringen (2021/3)), a most prominent magazine for current affairs within the field of neuropsychology. The dissertation “Neuropsychology from paper-and-pencil to technology: Advancing cognitive rehabilitation” was described as innovative, from the cover and patient’s personal stories, the innovative scientific studies, to the synopsis written…

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DCRM 2021

And there is was, the Dutch Conference of Rehabilitation Medicine 2012! Our lab was represented at the DCRM 2021 by Hanne, Teuni and Judy this year. We focused on innovative research for neglect rehabilitation, which is in line with the theme of this year “State-of-the-art technology and the future: opportunities for rehabilitation medicine”. Hanne was…

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NVN autumn congress 2021

Our PhD-student Elissa is invited by the Dutch Society for Neuropsychology / Nederlandse Vereniging voor Neuropsychologie (NVN) to present her preliminary data on the autumn congress of 2021! Get a sneak preview in the research project about recovery of functional balance after stroke in patients with visuospatial neglect. Find out more at: https://nvneuropsy.nl/conferenties/najaarsconferentie-2021

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Brain injury Conference / Hersenletsel Congres

On November 8th Tanja, Hanne and Judy presented their work on the Brain Injury Conference. They talked about the possibilities of using new techniques, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, to assess and train cognitive functions. What is needed to implement new technology in the clinic? What are the perspectives of clinicians, patients and care givers…

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Nieuwsbrief oktober 2021

De derde editie van onze nieuwsbrief is uit. Blijf op de hoogte van de laatste ontwikkelingen van SMARTneurolab en meld u aan via onderstaand formulier. Dan ontvangt u de nieuwsbrief in uw postvak!

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This summer: “Games For Science”!

Wij staan deze zomer op Lowlands Science met ons project “Gamen voor Wetenschap”. Hier zullen wij de bezoekers verschillende Serious Games laten spelen om zo meer aandacht te vragen voor de onzichtbare gevolgen van hersenletsel. Daarnaast zal de verkregen data ons meer inzicht geven in hoe de denkfuncties samenwerken om goede prestaties te kunnen leveren….

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WKZ study “Playing for Cognition”

We started our study Playing for Cognition at the Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital. This project is subsidised by Stichting Hartekind and K.F. Hein fund. We will invite typically developing children and children with congenital heart disease (CHD) who underwent open heart surgery in early life. Children with CHD are at risk for neurological problems, which can…

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The best DSSH pitch!

With an enormous amount of votes (44% of all votes) Charlotte Southcombe has won the  pitch completion of DSSH (Dutch Society for Simulation in Healthcare). 

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