The executive board has awarded bonuses for research and education achievements. Twenty-three chair groups received a bonus for good research, and the Plant Sciences Group did particularly well, with ten prizes varying between ten and thirty thousand euros. The Physical Chemistry and Colloid Science group got the biggest bonus of forty thousand euros. The size of the bonus is based on the evaluations of independent inspection committees of the research quality. Among the education bonuses, the Academic Master Cluster won first prize, and received fifty thousand euros, out of a total of four hundred thousand euros.
/ KV, LH