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News

Stay informed of developments within Dutch science and the KNAW.

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News from the Institute for Neuroscience: what is the effect of hierarchy on moral behavior?
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Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Award 2022 for Laurence Zitvogel
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Action needed now so scientists are ready for the next pandemic
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Our microbes, our health: Current research on the human microbiome
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Seven new research projects awarded grants from the Academy Institutes Research Fund
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Climate research initiative in the Netherlands needed to achieve a climate-neutral society
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Events

The meetings of the KNAW are for everyone, from general interested people to scientists.Discover what meetings are coming and hear from the best Dutch experts.

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21Oct
Working session Art & War #4: What role can art play in times of war?
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18Nov
29th Gonda Lecture by Dominic Goodall: Kālidāsa’s Kingship among the Khmers
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29Nov
Bob Pinedo Cancer Care Award Ceremony 2022
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Publications

Read advice, brochures and other publications of the KNAW for and by scientists.

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Afbeelding van de publicatieomslag 'Met de Kennis van straks. De wetenschap goed voorbereid op pandemieën'.
With the Knowledge of the Future. Science Well Prepared for Pandemics
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Afbeelding van de publicatieomslag 'Dutch Climate Research Initiative (KIN)'.
Dutch Climate Research Initiative KIN
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Cover image of the KNAW-advisory report Social Safety in Dutch Academia
Social Safety in Dutch Academia - From Paper to Practice
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Cover KNAW-advies The pandemic academic
The pandemic academic - How COVID-19 has impacted the research community
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Omslagafbeeldingen Agenda Diversiteit & Inclusie KNAW-instituten 2022-2025
Agenda for Diversity and Inclusion Academy Institutes 2022-2025
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Dutch and or English? A consideration of language choice in Dutch higher education
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