Prizes and distinctions

Professor Bert Weckhuysen, winnaar NWO Spinozapremie 2013
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

Marianne Knoester met haar cheque en rechts juryvoorzitter prof.dr. Gerard van Koten
2 June 2015
Knoester received the award for her research proposal ‘Fractals in Graphene’
Dit is het winnende team (studenten van de LLM Public International Law)
18 May 2015
Utrecht University wins The Award for the Best Oral Argumentation at the 2015 Telders International Law Moot Court Competition.
28 April 2015
Frits Broeyer, former Associate Professor of Church History, has been decorated as Knight in the Order of Orange Nassau.
Emeritus prof. dr. Martin van Bruinessen
24 April 2015
The jury awarded Van Bruinessen the Sakip Sabanci International Research Award for his work on Kurds and Alevis.
Dr. Ria van der Lecq
24 April 2015
On 24 April 2015 Dr Ria van der Lecq (Liberal Arts and Sciences) has been decorated as Knight in the Order of Orange Nassau.

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