Elisabeth (E. M. J.) Huis in 't Veld PhD


2017-2019. Executive MBA student at TIAS School for Business and Society, Tilburg.

2008-2010. MSc in Medical and Clinical Psychology (Research Master) at Tilburg University. With distinction.

2008. BSc in Health Psychology at Tilburg University.


2015 (cum laude)
From individual to crowd perception: How motions and emotions influence the perception of identity, social interactions, and bodily muscle activations
Tilburg University. Download pdf

Research interests

1) The prediction of adverse events, donor experience and retention through the measurement of:
a ) stress, anxiety, mood state through psychophysiological measures
b) individual differences and donor characteristics such as personality

2) Cultural aspects of donor recruitment, selection and retention in the Netherlands and EU.


Electromyography (EMG), Electroencephalography (EEG), functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), e-prime, experimental and behavioral studies, questionnaire research, Qualtrics, advanced statistics, SPSS.



Senior postdoctoral Researcher at the Dept of Donor Studies, Sanquin Research
& Visiting researcher at the Dept. of Medical and Clinical Psychology, Tilburg University


Postdoctoral Reseacher, Dept of Cognitive Neuroscience, Maastricht University


Visiting researcher at the Dept of Computer Science, University of Porto, Portugal


PhD student Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, Dept of Clinical and Medical Psychology, Tilburg University


Reseach assistant at the Dept of Clinical and Medical Psychology, Tilburg University



2018 Vernieuwingsimpuls Veni – ZonMw (personal grant)
2017 Scholarship TIAS business school (personal grant)
2016 EU Health programme “TRANSfusion and transplantation: PrOtection and SElection of donors (TRANSPOSE)"
2015 Research collaboration grant. Center for Decision Making, University of Chicago (personal grant)
2014 Erasmus Travel and Teaching grant (personal grant)


Other activities

  • Sanquin Consultancy Services, short-term expert.
  • Founding member of Young Blood, Sanquin’s Young Professionals network.