The PhD student will be part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary research team from UMCG including an active group of PhD students, physicians, medical physicists, and other researchers. PhD students are registered within the Graduate School of Medical Sciences in Groningen, and graduate with a PhD degree from the University of Groningen, Faculty of Medicine.
The Department of Radiation Oncology in the UMCG is the first in the Netherlands with an integrated state of the art photon-proton clinic. Currently, radiotherapy is provided for over 4.500 patients annually. The department has the largest prospective follow-up program of systematically collected clinical, toxicity and tumour data of cancer patients in the world. The department is actively involved in patient care, research, education, and training.
The University Medical Centre Groningen
, located in the centre of Groningen, is one of the Netherlands’ seven university medical centres and the largest employer in the Northern Netherlands. It has an ambitious, dynamic, international environment with state-of-the-art facilities. More than 13.000 employees provide patient care, are involved in medical education, and perform cutting-edge scientific research, focused on healthy ageing. Data science and large-scale studies are important focal points in Groningen.