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  • Young researchers receive Heineken Young Scientists Award Jun 29, 2020

    The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has announced the names of four young researchers who will receive the Heineken Young Scientists Award in 2020. The jury selected internist‑infectiologist Meta Roestenberg, linguist Mark Dingemanse, physicist/chemist Freddy Rabouw and developmental psychologist Anna van Duijvenvoorde as the winners from among 61 nominees.

  • NIAS Fellow Year Group 2020/2021 Jun 08, 2020

    The NIAS fellows year group 2020/21 includes 52 scholars from over thirty disciplines and art practitioners. They come together at NIAS to pursue their curiosity-driven project in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment.

  • Winners of Heineken Prizes announced Jun 08, 2020

    The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has awarded the Heineken Prizes this year to biochemist Bruce Stillman (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory), bio-engineer and psychiatrist Karl Deisseroth (Stanford University), historian of science Lorraine Daston (Max Planck Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte), climate change scientist Corinne Le Quéré (University of East Anglia) and Robert Zatorre (McGill University).

  • 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.

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