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NWO: first time cosmic event viewed in both gravitational waves and light

The Hague, The Netherlands, 18-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves — ripples in space and time — in addition to light from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars. This marks the first … Read the full press release

Julia Cramer won NWO’s Minerva Prize for 2017 for her quantum science and technology research

DELFT, 18-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Julia Cramer is the winner of NWO’s Minerva Prize for 2017. Cramer will receive the prize for her research in the field of quantum science and technology. Once every two years, the NWO Domain Science (ENW) awards … Read the full press release

NWO and Lorentz Center: 8th edition of the workshop Physics with Industry 20-24 November 2017

the HAGUE, 05-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On 20-24 November 2017, NWO and the Lorentz Center organise the 8th edition of the workshop Physics with Industry. The aim of this workshop is for young physicists to create original solutions for industrial problems, … Read the full press release

NWO: HERA Network announces new Joint Research Programme (JRP): Public Spaces: Culture and Integration in Europe

Call open – deadline Outline Proposals 24 October 2017 the HAGUE, 05-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The HERA Network is pleased to announce a new Joint Research Programme (JRP): Public Spaces: Culture and Integration in Europe. By launching the joint HERA JRP … Read the full press release

NWO: TU/e, Leiden Institute of Chemistry and AMOLF researchers talk about their research using Veni grant

The Hague, 05-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers Koen Hendriks (Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, TU/e), Thanja Lamberts (Leiden Institute of Chemistry) and Cristina Martinez Torres (AMOLF) talk about their planned research, using the Veni grant they have recently been awarded, how they … Read the full press release

NWO: new graphene-based device where electron spins can be injected and detected with unprecedented efficiency

The Hague, 21-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Groningen scientists led by Spinoza laureate and physics professor Bart van Wees have created a graphene-based device, in which electron spins can be injected and detected with unprecedented efficiency. The result is a … Read the full press release

Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO): Researchers found seven risk genes for insomnia

THE HAGUE, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — An international team of researchers has found, for the first time, seven risk genes for insomnia. With this finding the researchers have taken an important step towards the unravelling of the biological mechanisms that cause … Read the full press release

STFC, NWO and IAC new operation agreement secures future of the William Herschel and Isaac Newton telescopes

SWINDON, 27-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new agreement has guaranteed continued access to two world-class telescopes for astronomers in the UK. The future of the William Herschel and Isaac Newton telescopes on La Palma has been secured for the next decade … Read the full press release

NWO and National Research Foundation of South Africa strengthen scientific cooperation in Astronomy

THE HAGUE, 26-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Netherlands and South Africa have a joint interest in promoting and strengthening scientific cooperation in Astronomy (including Enabling Technologies for Astronomy). In 2012, NWO and NRF (the National Research Foundation of South Africa) have … Read the full press release

NWO selects twelve research projects for funding in the Dutch Astrochemistry Network II program

THE HAGUE, 26-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The NWO Board of Physical Sciences has decided to invest 2.5 million euros in Astrochemistry research. Twelve interdisciplinary research projects have been selected for funding in the Dutch Astrochemistry Network II program (DAN II). DAN … Read the full press release

NWO awards twenty-one researchers with Rubicon grants to do research at foreign research institutes

THE HAGUE, 26-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Twenty-one researchers who have recently gained their PhDs will do research at foreign research institutes with a Rubicon grant from NWO. The Rubicon programme gives young, highly promising scientists the opportunity to gain international research … Read the full press release

NWO to undergo major changes at administrative and organisational levels

THE HAGUE, 16-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — NWO is currently undergoing major changes. It is acquiring a clearer and more coherent structure at both the administrative and organisational levels. As a result of that it will be better equipped to optimally carry out … Read the full press release

NWO, SURF will continue to fund the Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC) for five more years

THE HAGUE, 12-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — NWO, the Dutch science-funding body and SURF, the collaborative organisation for ICT in Dutch higher education and research, will continue to fund the Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC) for a further five year period. Founded in 2011, … Read the full press release

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) funding programme Aspasia contributes to increasing the number of female professors in the Netherlands

THE HAGUE, 24-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Between 2010 and 2012, the NWO funding programme Aspasia made a contribution to increasing the number of female professors in the Netherlands. This is clear from the evaluation held in 2014. A total of … Read the full press release