On Tuesday 18 February 2020 the RIHS ‘Koek & Zopie’ event took place. In front of an audience of more than 125 colleagues, RIHS awardees accepted their awards for the best PhD thesis, the research product with the highest impact on society, the best peer-reviewed publication and the Supervisor of the year 2019.
The winner of the PhD Award 2019 is Machteld van Egmond, with her thesis entitled ‘Effectiveness of septoplasty in adults with nasal obstruction and a deviated septum’.
The winner of the RIHS Societal Impact Award 2019 is ‘Multi-parametric MRI in men with suspicion of prostate cancer’ of Jelle Barentsz, Bas Israëls, Marloes van der Leest.
3. The RIHS Science Award for the best peer-reviewed publication in 2019.
The nominated papers were judged by the jury, consisting of Dr Richard ten Broek, Dr Nielka van Erp and Dr Tijn Kool.
The winner of the RIHS Science Award 2019 is the Circulation publication by Vincent Aengevaeren and colleagues, entitled ‘Exercise-Induced Cardiac Troponin I Increase and Incident Mortality and Cardiovascular Events’.
4. RIHS Supervisor of the year 2019.
All nominations were reviewed by the dean Prof. Jan Smit and last year’s winner of the Supervisor of the year award, Dr Joanne de Hullu. This year, they decided to award two supervisors.
The two winners of the RIHS Supervisor of the year award 2019 are Thijs Eijsvogels en Maroeska te Loo.