Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) funds thousands of top researchers at universities and institutes and steers the course of Dutch science by means of subsidies and research programs.

P/O Box 93138 - NL2509 AC Den Haag, The Netherlands
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Gender affects awarding of research funding

Women are still underrepresented in top academic positions. One of the possible explanations for this is the increasing importance of obtaining research funding. Women are often less successful in this than men. Psychology ...

dateSep 22, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Signs of extensive groundwater system on Mars

In its early years, planet Mars comprised large volumes of groundwater, which regularly flowed to the surface. This is the conclusion reached by Utrecht University's PhD candidate Wouter Marra following observations and scale ...

dateMay 20, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Ecosystems not searching for balance

Species abundances in natural ecosystems may never settle at a stable equilibrium. Biologists from the University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Leigh Marine Laboratory (New Zealand) and Cornell University (USA) report that ...

dateApr 22, 2015 in Ecology
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