Prof. Berry Spruijt says goodbye

10 April 2015

(But not really goodbye)

On Friday the 10th of April, Berry Spruijt and his family and friends looked back on his career at a symposium organized in his honor. Although he will now retire from his work at Utrecht University, Spruijt made it clear that he is not ready to say goodbye. It is a merely another point in his career, and this symposium was a great opportunity to reunite with former colleagues and old friends.

Measuring emotions! Seminar

23 March 2015

On Thursday, 12 February 2015, the seminar Measuring emotions! was held in the beautiful Frans Hals Museum situated in the historical city center of Haarlem, The Netherlands. The seminar attracted about 30 delegates from several universities and companies, who all flocked together for an inspiring talk by Ann Demeester, director of the Frans Hals Museum; the four presentations about emotion research; and a very interesting tour through the museum’s exhibition, Up Close and Personal.

PhenoTyper candy jars to celebrate a thousand PhenoTypers sold

12 December 2014


A thousand PhenoTypers have found their way to labs all over the world. Something to celebrate! For this occasion, mini PhenoTypers filled with custom-made chocolate candy were handed out to some of the researchers that played a key role in the development and validation of these instrumented home cages for rodents. Lucas Noldus, founder and managing director of Noldus Information Technology, personally handed out some of candy jars at this year's Society for Neuroscience annual meeting.

Transatlantic Collaboration in Neuroscience: A special event

28 November 2014

On the 18th of November, 2014, the residence of the ambassador of The Netherlands in Washington DC was filled with entrepreneurs, engineers, and scientists from The Netherlands and the United States of America.

Scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs

Advancing our understanding of how the brain works, the relationship between brain and behavior, the genetic basis of brain disorders, and the effect of food and drugs on brain functioning requires a concerted effort of scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs.

Nuclear power plant simulation: Noldus solutions in action

1 October 2014

At the Center for Advanced Engineering Research (CAER) in Forest, VA, USA, extensive training and testing is under way to examine the next generation of human-computer interactions in nuclear power plant simulation. In the state-of-the-art Research and Education facility, the large scale simulation room is being used to test the safety and security of new software-based instrumentation and control systems. As these types of control systems are being installed in nuclear power plants, potential issues that can affect safety and security need to be assessed.

Noldus partners with The Jackson Laboratory

22 August 2014

Recently, Noldus entered into a partnership with The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, an independent, nonprofit organization focusing on mammalian genetics research to advance human health. The Jackson Laboratory’s mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. They conduct genetic research onsite, as well as provide scientific services and genetic resources to laboratories around the world.