Pure and associated services, such as the Research Publications portal, are completely renewed. Pure was not available for weeks due to the cyber attack but has been back online since Monday 17 February. Preparations continued during the downtime so that the previously planned migration could be maintained without additional inconvenience for users.
Due to an acute shortage of organ donors, hundreds of people die each year in the Netherlands and Belgium alone. One large group of potential donors may not even be aware that they can donate their organs: people who opt for euthanasia. For his PhD research, Jan Bollen studied the issue of organ donation following euthanasia.