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NWO Athena Award

The Athena Award rewards female researchers that stand out, and because of that are role models for others. Role models are important for female researchers who are starting their careers. These role models demonstrate that a career in science is possible.

Professor Marthe Walvoort - 2021

Marthe Walvoort

Prof. Marthe Walvoort received the Athena Award in 2021, one of the five science awards of the Dutch Research Council (NWO). Marthe Walvoort researches the complex structures of sugars, which play a key role in health and sickness. The jury considers Walvoort to be a natural role model: she is quite young for an academic and conducts excellent and prestigious interdisciplinary research. Read more...

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