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  • Winner Art of Neuroscience Jun 11, 2021

    The eleventh edition of the Art of Neuroscience competition is won by Yas Crawford, an associate of the Royal Photographic Society and independent artist. With her artwork ‘Cognition IX’, Crawford looks at neurological interoception in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E) patients. The winner was chosen by a jury out of 293 entries from over 20 countries.

  • STRIP-1 test robot receives prestigious Prix Galien Excellence COVID-19 Award May 27, 2021

    The STRIP-1 test robot, developed by the Hubrecht Institute and biotechnology company Genmab, received the prestigious Excellence COVID-19 Award during the online ceremony of the Prix Galien Awards on 18 May 2021. The test robot processes up to 20.000 samples per 24 hours for testing for SARS-CoV-2 and was officially put into operation in January 2021. 

  • 3.8 million euro for digital disclosure of Dutch East India Company archives by Huygens Institute May 27, 2021

    The Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands receives €3.8 million from the Dutch Research Council for the GLOBALISE project to provide digital access to the UNESCO archive of the VOC. Together with the VU Amsterdam, the National Archives, the International Institute for Social History and the Humanities Cluster of the Royal Netherlands Academy, the institute is building a state-of-the-art scientific infrastructure, enabling a better understanding of Dutch colonial history.

  • Storing and sharing data for research more effectively: putting scientists first May 27, 2021

    Knowledge institutions, research funders and public authorities must put the wishes and needs of scientists first when improving the storage and availability of data for research. Close cooperation between these parties and researchers on the work floor is vital. This is what the Academy is arguing in its advisory report 'Storage and availability of data for research - from intentions to implementation'.

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