• Another successful event: April 2021

    Most researchers know that talking to a general public about their project is not an easy task. It requires some skills and you need to understand your audience. Of course, these skills can be taught. Our recent event was completely themed our this topic: “communicating your science”. We invited speakers from very different walks of (scientific) life to talk about…

  • Our next event: Communicating your Science

    As scientists are always focused on their research and are usually trained to present their research in a very detailed fashion at a congress or in a paper. But what happens when your grandparents ask about your work? What do you tell them? Only a few of us can produce a clear and concise answer. Most of us need some…

  • Crossing borders, especially now.

    The ESC 2020 congress is around the corner and we are excited to attend! The organizing committees have been working incredibly hard to make this congress one to remember. And that’s not an easy task during these dynamic times. Face-to-face meetings are cancelled and are reimagined in online settings. A digital conference can be highly effective with many presentations and…

  • Funding young talent in 2019

    Wiek van Gilst is a master in collaboration - and a huge supporter of Young@Heart. Read more about his vision on the role of young scientists in the cardiovascular field.