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Professor Bert Weckhuysen, winner NWO Spinoza Prize 2013

Many of Utrecht University's researchers rank among the best in their field internationally. They have been awarded an honorary distinction, research grant or prize for their academic achievements.

NOBEL LAUREATES

The Nobel Prize is the world's most prestigious prize in the field of science. Recipients of this prize include several scientists associated with Utrecht University.

ERC GRANTS

The European Union has set aside a substantial budget in the form of European Research Council grants to support individual outstanding researchers pursuing ground-breaking research. Many researchers at Utrecht University were awarded an ERC grant.

NWO

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is one of the main funders of Dutch science and promotes the quality of scientific research through such means as the Spinoza Prize, the Innovation Research Incentive Schemes (Veni, Vidi, Vici) and the Gravitation programme. Utrecht University has proven very successful in attracting personal research grants.

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) confers scientific and scholarly awards and administers funding schemes. One such award is the Academy Professor Prize, which was allocated to Utrecht University professor René Bernards in 2013.

News

Gunther Cornelissen Westerdijk Award 2017
19 September 2017
Appointed head of the department of Mathematics in 2015, Gunther immediately recognized that encouraging diversity would be an important part of his duties.
Jesse Küpers plant ecophysiology
27 June 2017
Jesse won the Utrecht University Science Battle that was held in May
Genomineerden facultaire scriptieprijzen Geesteswetenschappen 2017
22 June 2017
For the faculty thesis awards of Humanities, eight theses from the departments and research institutes have been nominated this year.
Photo Rodolfo Vejar
22 June 2017
With the grant Anya Luscombe-Serlie will do research in the U.S. this coming Fall semester for the project 'Eleanor Roosevelt and Liberal Arts Education'.
the 2017 Bio Art & Design Award winners
29 May 2017
The winners of the Bio Art & Design Awards are chosen from twelve teams of collaborating international artists, designers and scientists

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