About RPO

The central Research Policy Office (RPO) is responsible for the preparation, coordination and implementation of research policy in relation to the mission and ambitions of the research strategy of Amsterdam UMC.

RPO has four policy advisors, who all have a background in research: Anne-Lieke van Deijk, Fenneke Blom, Hannerieke van der Boom and Raiza Hasrat, with Jessika van Kammen, director of Research Support, as their lead. Their task is to translate external, societal and internal developments into strategic and tactical research policy advice, with the aim of contributing to an environment in which science and scientists can flourish. In this way, together with the other domains of Amsterdam UMC Research Support, the RPO team contributes to offering optimal support to researchers