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Stevin Prize

The Stevin Prize is an award for top researchers or a team of two to three researchers with international reputations. A maximum of two prizes are awarded annually. The laureates each receive 2.5 million euro to spend on research and/or activities on knowledge exchange and impact.

The Stevin Prize has only been awarded since 2018. Linda Steg is the first to receive the prize on behalf of the UG.

Linda Steg - First UG-winner of the Stevin Prize

Linda Steg (photo: Reyer Boxem)
Linda Steg (photo: Reyer Boxem)

Linda Steg is Professor of Environmental Psychology. This relatively young field has gained tremendous importance in the face of the current climate crisis. She focuses on the interaction between people and their environment. How does the environment influence people’s behaviour and wellbeing. And how can environmentally-friendly behaviour be promoted? With her research, she puts environmental psychology on the map in the fight against climate change. Read more...

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