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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

Bert Weckhuysen
21 April 2017
Weckhuysen will receive the prize next month during the International Symposium on Acid-Base Catalysis in Rio de Janeiro.
17 March 2017
Rechtenstudenten winnen nationale ronde van Telders International Law Moot Court Competition
8 March 2017
Masterstudenten van de programma's Public International Law en Legal Research zijn de winnaars van de Jessup pleitwedstrijd
3 March 2017
Laurien Crump is awarded the George Blazyca Prize for her monograph 'The Warsaw Pact Reconsidered: International Relations in Eastern Europe, 1955-1969'.
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2 March 2017
Seventeen students of Utrecht University return with success from the Model United Nations. No less than nine students received individual awards.

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