Dr Pim Huijnen (1979) works as an assistant professor in Digital Cultural History at the Department of History and Art History. He is involved in the NWO funded digital humanities research project Translantis (2013-2018). Huijnen studied history at the University of Groningen from 1997 to 2003. He received his MA-degree (cum laude) in the department of Modern History.
After working for a short period at the Zentrum für Niederlande-Studien in Münster (Germany), he joined the editoral staff of the news and information website Duitslandweb.nl at the Duitsland Instituut Amsterdam in May 2004. He started working on a doctoral thesis on the history of vitamin research in the Netherlands at the University of Amsterdam two years later. He received his PhD on June 24, 2011. He has taught as a lecturer at the University Utrecht and the University of Amsterdam.