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Ammodo Science Award

The Ammodo Science Award for groundbreaking research demonstrates appreciation for jointly conducted research that is internationally recognised, high quality and potentially groundbreaking.

Lisa Herzog
Lisa Herzog

Professor Lisa Herzog - 2021

The Ammodo Science Award for fundamental research 2021 has been awarded to professor of Political Philosophy Lisa Herzog. The award consists of €300.000 to be spent on her research, which focuses on how moral and democratic values can play a larger role in our economic system. Read more...

Barteld Kooi
Barteld Kooi

Professor Barteld Kooi - 2015

On the recommendation of an advisory committee of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Ammodo Foundation, the Ammodo KNAW Award 2015 for Humanities (amounting to three hundred thousand euros) was awarded to Barteld Kooi, professor by special appointment of logicat the UG. Barteld Kooi’s research combines the apparent impenetrability of abstract information science with the ordinariness of card games and mind puzzles. Read more...

Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship

De Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship van de Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS) wordt jaarlijks uitgereikt aan een toonaangevend onderzoeker. De fellowship is bedoeld voor vernieuwend onderzoek op het snijvlak tussen sociale en geesteswetenschappen aan de ene kant, en technologie en natuurwetenschappen aan de andere kant. Distinhuished Lorentz Fellows worden genomineerd door prominente Nederlandse Academici

Iris Sommer
Iris Sommer

Professor Iris Sommer - 2021

Iris Sommer has been appointed as Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship in 2021. This appointment allows Sommer to dedicate five months to her research on a nearly full-time basis in 2022, together with a multidisciplinary team. Her research focuses on the online monitoring of the mental health of psychiatric patients by means of automatic speech analysis. Read more...

Franjo Weissing
Franjo Weissing

Professor Franjo Weissing - 2016

UG Professor in Theoretical Biology Franjo Weissing was appointed the Distinguished Lorentz Fellow of the year 2017/18. As such, he was in residence at the NIAS in Amsterdam for half a year to work on a project that connects the social and natural sciences. Weissing focused on cultural evolution. Read more...

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.

Marthe Walvoort
Marthe Walvoort

Professor Marthe Walvoort - 2021

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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