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  • Academy response to Plan S Feb 05, 2019

    The Academy has responded to Plan S for speeding up the transition to open access.

  • Tweaking of hormone producing cells in the intestine Jan 31, 2019

    Researchers from the group of Hans Clevers at the Hubrecht Institute (KNAW) in the Netherlands and their collaborators shed new light on the origin and function of hormone producing cells in the intestine and open new avenues to tweak gut hormone production to treat human disease. 

  • Ammodo Science Awards for eight top researchers in the Netherlands Jan 29, 2019

    Nadine Akkerman, Lenneke Alink, Teun Bousema, Birte Forstmann, Ewout Frankema, Toby Kiers, Jacco van Rheenen and Stephanie Wehner are the winners of the Ammodo Science Awards 2019. Each of the laureates receives a monetary prize of 300,000 euro. The funds can be used to explore new directions in pure scientific research.

  • Beijerinck Virology Prize for research on Zika and dengue viruses Jan 23, 2019

    Virologist Eva Harris is to receive the Beijerinck Virology Prize (35,000 euros) from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences for her efforts to improve public health worldwide. Harris is a research director at the University of California, Berkeley (United States). The Academy has also selected the winners of the two Beijerinck Premiums (25,000 euros) for young virologists. They are Rory de Vries (Erasmus MC Rotterdam) and Robert de Vries (Utrecht University).

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