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The Christiaan Huygens Science Award encourages innovative research in the disciplines in which Christiaan Huygens excelled. The award is presented in a different discipline each year. In 2013 the award is presented in the space studies.
Submission deadline nominations: Saturday 1 February 2014. For more information, seehttps://www.knaw.nl/en/awards/prijzen/christiaan-huygens-wetenschapsprijs
The Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences has installed a four-month long research programme entitled "Mathematical, Foundational and Computational Aspects of the Higher Infinite" (HIF) to be held from 19 August 2015 to 18 December 2015. The programme is organised by Joan Bagaria (Barcelona), Mirna Dzamonja (Norwich) and Benedikt Löwe (Principal Organiser).
For more information, see http://www.newton.ac.uk/programmes/HIF/
Ronald de Wolf has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for his project 'QPROGRESS: Progress in quantum computing: Algorithms, communication, and applications'. The project will be carried out at the CWI.
For more information, see http://www.cwi.nl/news/2013/.
The Creative Mind Prize 2014 will be presented to a young academic with an original and exciting research proposal that centres around the aspects of creativity and the workings of the human brain.
Deadline: Wednesday 1 January 2014. For more information, see http://abc.uva.nl/creatieve-geest-prijs