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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

30 October 2017
Professor Dr Gloria Wekker, Professor Dr Philomena Essed and Dr Leo Balai together win the Black Achievement 2017 in the category Science.
Daphina Misiedjan
30 October 2017
Daphina Misiedjan (PhD School of Law) has received a Black Achievement Award. She received the Encouragement Award for young talent
30 October 2017
Joas Wagemakers won this year’s British-Kuwait Friendship Society Prize for the best book published in Middle Eastern Studies in 2016.
Igbal Safarov
24 October 2017
Igbal Safarov (Utrecht University School of Governance) received the Enlighten Your Research Award 2017 of EaP.
Krijn de Jong
23 October 2017
The award includes a lecture tour of selected universities and main catalysis research centres in South Africa.

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