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  • Academy: make studying Dutch more attractive Nov 04, 2019

    Maintain and protect for the foreseeable future the five existing Dutch philology courses in Amsterdam, Utrecht, Groningen, Leiden and Nijmegen. Let academic Dutch philology re-examine its position between 'broad' bachelor programmes and new disciplines.

  • Raf De Bont wins Dr Hendrik Muller Prize Oct 31, 2019

    Raf De Bont, Associate Professor of History at Maastricht University, will this year receive the Dr Hendrik Muller Prize, a sum of 25,000 euros, for his innovative contribution to the history of science and the history of ecology.

  • Bakhuis Roozeboom Medal 2019 for George Jackson Oct 15, 2019

    Chemical physicist George Jackson of Imperial College London has been awarded the Bakhuis Roozeboom Medal this year by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is receiving the medal for his models of the thermodynamic behaviour of complex fluids, which are used in the carbon capture, oil and gas exploration,  pharmaceutical and other industries.

  • Gilles Holst Medal 2019 for Andries Meijerink Oct 10, 2019

    Chemist and Utrecht University professor Andries Meijerink will receive the Gilles Holst Medal this year. Meijerink has been awarded the medal for modelling, making and characterising new luminous materials that improve the efficiency of lighting and solar cells.

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