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  • Academy response to Plan S Feb 05, 2019

    The Academy has responded to Plan S for speeding up the transition to open access.

  • Tweaking of hormone producing cells in the intestine Jan 31, 2019

    Researchers from the group of Hans Clevers at the Hubrecht Institute (KNAW) in the Netherlands and their collaborators shed new light on the origin and function of hormone producing cells in the intestine and open new avenues to tweak gut hormone production to treat human disease. 

  • The Society of Arts has chosen eight new members Jan 31, 2019

    The Society of Arts is welcoming eight new members. The new members are: Riek Bakker, Krisztina de Châtel, Anthony Heidweiller, Claudy Jongstra, Charl Landvreugd, Nelleke Noordervliet, Fiona Tan and Gwyneth Wentink. Members of the Society of Arts include leading artists from the full spectrum of the arts. They are chosen on the basis of nominations. The new members will be installed on 28 March.

  • Ammodo Science Awards for eight top researchers in the Netherlands Jan 29, 2019

    Nadine Akkerman, Lenneke Alink, Teun Bousema, Birte Forstmann, Ewout Frankema, Toby Kiers, Jacco van Rheenen and Stephanie Wehner are the winners of the Ammodo Science Awards 2019. Each of the laureates receives a monetary prize of 300,000 euro. The funds can be used to explore new directions in pure scientific research.

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