• Sixteen Chinese and Dutch researchers talk about collaboration

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    How do researchers manage to collaborate across national borders and language barriers? That is one of the many questions addressed in the booklet 'Based on Science, Built on Trust', published by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). Sixteen researchers from the Netherlands and China tell us how they have spent the past few years – and some cases, the past few decades – working together.

  • Multimillion euros boost for Sino-Dutch research

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    Over the coming three years, the Netherlands will be investing almost 5 million euros in a special scientific research programme with China. On 30 and 31 August, and 1 September , State Secretary Zijlstra of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) signed agreements on this programme with four Chinese partners in Beijing.

  • Programme Phase Programme Strategic Scientific Alliances

    Located in International / Scientific Cooperation with China / Programme Strategic Scientific Alliances

    The Programme Strategic Scientific Alliances (PSA) is currently in the Strategic Alliance Phase. 

  • 1990 – The Academy strengthens its international partnerships and networks

    Located in About us / History of the Academy

    One of the stated objectives in founding the Royal Institute in 1808 was to inform other nations about Dutch scientific, scholarly and artistic achievements, and to learn about such achievements elsewhere. In around 1990, the Academy began to take a more serious, systematic approach to meeting this objective. There are, after all, literally no boundaries when it comes to science and scholarship. International collaboration is becoming increasingly important.

  • KNAW elected first Chinese Foreign Member

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    As an acknowledgement of his outstanding contributions to demographic and population economics studies, Zeng Yi, professor of the China center for Economic Research at National School of Development (NSD) of Peking University, has been elected Foreign Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, being the first Chinese who have won this great honour.

  • Programme Strategic Scientific Alliances

    Located in International / Scientific Cooperation with China

    The Programme Strategic Scientific Alliances aims to establish a new form of structural long-term scientific cooperation. These "strategic scientific alliances" are of mutual benefit to the Netherlands and China. Projects are limited to a number of priority research fields, i.e. material sciences, biotechnology/drug research, and environmental science.

  • Based on Science, Built on Trust

    Located in News / Calendar

    The scientific cooperation between China and the Netherlands dates back more than thirty years. It started with just one programme in 1980. Now in 2012 we have a full portfolio of strategic programmes. Throughout the years, training of talented young researchers has always been an important aim.

  • Global history en de 'canon' van de Nederlandse geschiedenis

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  • Gay rights as human rights? Western interventions and the backlash elsewhere

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    Western intervention in support of gay rights in Africa and Asia, for example, often evokes hostile reactions. Western support often seems to turn gays in non-Western countries into stooges of Western imperialism. 

  • Erik van Lieshout

    Located in Funds & awards / Heineken Prizes

    Photo Erik van Lieshout by Jussi Puikkonen

    Dutch visual artist Erik van Lieshout has been selected as laureate of the Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Art 2018. Van Lieshout will receive a cash prize of EUR 100,000, half of which is meant to finance a publication and/or exhibition. The jury for the Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Art has praised Erik van Lieshout’s work for its radical, personal and confrontational nature.