News - December 1, 2005

New prize

Jan Blom, the new director of the Social Sciences Group at Wageningen UR, announced at the farewell for the outgoing director, Vinus Zachariasse, that an annual prize for excellent research at LEI and the sub-department of Social Sciences will be named after Zachariasse. Each year, the two best researchers at the Social Sciences Group in terms of scientific quality and policy relevance will each receive a prize worth 5000 euros. / JT