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9 mei 2012
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has selected fourteen new members. The Academy’s membership is made up of prominent researchers active in every field of science and scholarship. New members are nominated by existing Academy members and by external parties.
The Academy has approximately five hundred members, divided between its Humanities and Social Sciences Division and its Science Division. Members are appointed for life. The new members will be installed on Monday 10 September 2012 at the Trippenhuis Building, the Academy’s headquarters.
The new members of the Academy are:
Humanities and Social Sciences Division (humanities, law, behavioural sciences and social sciences)
Science Division (mathematics and physics, life sciences and technical sciences)
For more information about the Academy’s members, click here.
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) is the forum, conscience and voice of science and scholarship in the Netherlands. It derives its authority from the quality of its members. As an independent organisation, the Academy safeguards the quality and interests of science and scholarship and advises the Dutch government. It is also responsible for seventeen internationally renowned institutes whose research and collections put them in the vanguard of Dutch science and scholarship. Thanks to their work, the Academy is the leading authority of the Dutch research community and its foremost representative.
For more information
Communication Department, tel. +31 (0)20 551 0858