News - March 22, 2005

Research prize

Dr Flip Witte, researcher in the sub-department of Water Resources, has been awarded the Wageningen University Fund Research Prize.

He will receive the award on Monday 9 March during the university anniversary celebration. Witte was awarded the prize for his publication in the journal Ecography, in which he introduces a method for determining how rare plant varieties are. The method is used to compile the Dutch Red List and has received international attention. The prize is worth 2500 euros and is awarded every four years.