The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has chosen 27 new members. Three of them are associated with the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Groningen.
New members are elected annually based on their academic performance and being proposed by the academic community. Members of the Academy are prominent academic researchers, working in all fields of scholarly research.
The three new members at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences are:
in the Science Division (mathematics and physics, life sciences and technical sciences)
In the Humanities and Social Sciences Division (humanities, law, behavioural sciences and social sciences)
The new Academy members will be installed on Monday 13 September.
The KNAW (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences) has an independent role in protecting the quality and interests of the arts and sciences and advises the Dutch government. The Academy is also responsible for nineteen internationally renowned institutes whose research and collections are at the vanguard of Dutch academia. The KNAW is therefore considered to be the authority and platform for Dutch academia.
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