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  • 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.

  • Dutch institutions sign agreement about their research using animals Nov 02, 2021

    Today 15 organisations involved in animal testing in the Netherlands have signed the Dutch Transparency Agreement on Animal Testing with a commitment to communicate in a more open way about how animals are used in research. The group of signatories consists of universities, university medical centres, scientific institutes, companies, and associations.

  • Marileen Dogterom elected as new Academy President Nov 02, 2021

    Marileen Dogterom, Professor of Bionanoscience at TU Delft, will succeed Ineke Sluiter as President of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences on 1 June 2022. She is currently Vice President. Dogterom is being appointed for a period of three years, and will combine the presidency with her scientific work.

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