KNAW Early Career Award

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)Academic


Twelve young researchers are receiving an Early Career Award from the Academy. The Award, a sum of €15,000 and an art object, is aimed at researchers in the Netherlands at the start of their career who are capable of developing innovative and original research ideas. This is the first time that the Academy Early Career Awards have been granted.

The winners come from all scientific disciplines. They are researching topics such as anatomical collections, the 'flow' of conversations, how computers can learn social aspects of language, the role of emotion in politics, and predicting droughts and floods.
Degree of recognitionNational
Granting OrganisationsRoyal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences (KNAW), Netherlands