VSNU, NWO, NFU and ZonMw drive change in recognition and reward of academics

« Within the academic community the search is on for a new approach to recognising and rewarding academics. The VSNU (Association of Universities in the Netherlands), NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research), NFU (Netherlands Federation of University Medical Centres) and ZonMw (Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development) will team up in 2019 to spearhead these efforts in mutual consultation with the university community. They are driven by the conviction that such renewal is instrumental in the development of talent, in the advancement of the quality and impact of both teaching and research, as well as in the promotion of knowledge institutions as employers. (…) »