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  • C.L. de Carvalho-Heineken Prize for Cognitive Science 2020 awarded to Robert Zatorre Jun 05, 2020

    The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has awarded the C.L. de Carvalho-Heineken Prize for Cognitive Science 2020 to Robert Zatorre, Professor of Neuroscience at McGill University in Canada and researcher at The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital). Zatorre is receiving the prize for his contribution to the discipline of music cognition. He studies how our nervous system ensures that we can make and enjoy music.

  • Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for History 2020 awarded to Lorraine Daston Jun 04, 2020

    The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has awarded the Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for History 2020 to Lorraine Daston, director emerita of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) in Berlin and visiting professor at the University of Chicago. Daston is receiving the prize for her study of the development of the concept of objectivity and the transformation she has brought about in the history of science.

  • Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Medicine 2020 awarded to Karl Deisseroth Jun 03, 2020

    The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has awarded the 2020 Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Medicine to Karl Deisseroth, Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences at Stanford University in California, and Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Maryland, USA.

  • Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Environmental Sciences 2020 awarded to Corinne Le Quéré Jun 03, 2020

    The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has awarded the Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Environmental Sciences 2020 to Corinne Le Quéré, Royal Society Research Professor of Climate Change Science at the University of East Anglia (Norwich, England). Le Quéré is receiving the prize for her interdisciplinary research on the interaction between climate change and the carbon cycle.

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