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KNAW Merianprize - women in science

The KNAW established the Merian Prize in order to draw attention to women scientists and encourage more women to pursue careers in science in the Netherlands. The Academy presents the KNAW Merian Prize every two years to a female scientist working in the Netherlands who has performed outstanding research in the social sciences/humanities (2009) or the natural sciences (2011).

The prize consists of € 50,000, to be used for scientific purposes. In addition, the laureate receives a special ornament designed by artist Aimee Rhemrev. wel de bètawetenschappen, die hiermee anderen inspireert tot een loopbaan in de wetenschap.

Deadline: Friday 1 April 2011. For more information, see http://www.knaw.nl/Pages/DEF/27/218.bGFuZz1FTkc.html

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