Current advisory projects

Health Inequalities

Key values for modern societies include safeguarded levels of physical and mental health, high life expectancy and equal access to healthcare. Although inequalities in health between individuals are unavoidable, countries are also faced with substantial and systematic differences in health between groups (‘health inequalities’).

Optimal balance between NWO programmes for curiosity-driven research and talented researchers and thematic research

At the request of the Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science, the Academy will issue an advisory report on an optimal balance between programmes for talented researchers, curiosity-driven research (open/free competition) and thematic research. The advisory report will be issued by the end of January 2020 at the latest.