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King Willem-Alexander attends NWO Spinoza Prizegiving ceremony for Theunis Piersma (update: photo’s)

11 September 2014
Photo: Sascha Schalkwijk
Photo: Sascha Schalkwijk

On Tuesday 9 September, migratory bird ecologist Theunis Piersma of the University of Groningen received his NWO Spinoza Prize from Secretary of State Sander Dekker. His Majesty King Willem-Alexander attended the ceremony for the most prestigious academic award in the Netherlands. The NWO Spinoza Prize is EUR 2.5 million.

Theunis Piersma. Photo: Sascha Schalkwijk
Theunis Piersma. Photo: Sascha Schalkwijk

In the Nieuwe Kerk in The Hague the Laureates presented their research and what they plan to do with the prize.

Photo: Sascha Schalkwijk
Photo: Sascha Schalkwijk
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