The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences (KNAW) has chosen Linda Steg to join its ranks. A total of 26 new members were elected. KNAW members are elected on the basis of high-quality academic achievements.

The KNAW has over 550 members, all of whom are prominent academics working in diverse fields of academic research. The KNAW’s tasks include advising the government about matters pertaining to science, promoting national and international cooperation at the academic level and being responsible for fifteen leading research institutes. The following professors from the University of Groningen will soon become members of the KNAW.