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  • Academy conference on health inequalities Dec 02, 2021

    The Covid-19 pandemic has hit disadvantaged groups in society much harder than others, widening the health gap between socio-economic groups. In a new report and at an upcoming conference, leading scientists discuss how a better understanding of the disparities between groups can help reduce health inequity.

  • Report on impact of Covid-19 pandemic on researchers Nov 30, 2021

    The Covid-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on the work and wellbeing of academics. Coping with the consequences will take leadership, money and a personalised approach.

  • KNAW Early Career Award for twelve young researchers Nov 18, 2021

    Twelve young researchers, three from each of the Academy’s four domains, are to receive a KNAW Early Career Award. The award, consisting of €15,000 and a work of art, is intended for researchers in the Netherlands who are at the start of their careers and have original and innovative research ideas. The KNAW Early Career Award is being presented this year for the third time. 

  • Nadine Akkerman wins Dr Hendrik Muller Prize 2021 Nov 11, 2021

    Her publications on women's history, diplomacy and espionage in the early modern period are read by a wide audience and she uses innovative methods for her research. Nadine Akkerman, associate professor of early modern English literature at Leiden University, is receiving the Dr Hendrik Muller Prize 2021 for her work.

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