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  • European multi-annual budget great loss for research and innovation and society Jul 30, 2020

    How will we solve the challenges currently overwhelming us (like the COVID-19 pandemic, the digital society and a green transition with economic recovery) without an additional budget for fundamental research and innovation? That is the huge problem confronting more than just the academic world after the negotiations in the European Council on the EU budget. Everyone should ask themselves this, but especially the politicians in The Hague.

  • Nationwide approach to boosting knowledge of biodiversity in the Netherlands Jul 10, 2020

    To boost knowledge about biodiversity in the Netherlands, a nationwide approach to scientific research is required. To make such an approach possible, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW), the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ-NWO) and Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute-KNAW have joined forces.

  • 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.

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