News - September 10, 2015

Dolf Weijers out of the talent race

Rob Ramaker

Dolf Weijers is not among the top 5 scientific talents in the Netherlands and Flanders. The plant researcher was on the shortlist of 25 nominees in August.

The public voted last week and a jury including Melanie Peters, WUR alumna and director of the Rathenau Institute, also gave its verdict on the scientists. Weijers is professor by personal appointment in the Biochemistry chair group and was Teacher of the Year in 2013. He is a member of the Young Academy, co-organizer of Science Café Wageningen, and won prestigious Vici and ERC grants.

Photo: Guy Ackermans