Professor of Environmental Government and Politics Ingrid Visseren-Hamakers discussed the European Union's new food policy, the Farm to Fork Strategy, during a public hearing on Thursday 4 February. This hearing was organised by the European Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety and the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.
He has been researching populism for more than twenty years. By doing so, he wants to introduce nuances and create understanding. ‘That is what I want as well: to understand the world. That’s why I became a political scientist.’
Business Administration Assistant Professor Sjors Witjes has received two awards as co-author of the article “The circular economy: New or Refurbished as CE 3.0? — Exploring Controversies in the Conceptualization of the Circular Economy through a Focus on History and Resource Value Retention Options”: a “Most Cited Paper Award 2020” and a “Most Downloaded Paper Award 2020”.
This year, economists Joris Knoben and Utz Weitzel are once again included in the list of economists with the best publishing record, which is published annually by economic trade magazine and communication platform ESB (Economisch Statistische Berichten) [Economic Statistical Reports].
Carolien van Ham, professor of Empirical Political Science, has been selected as a new member of De Jonge Akademie of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). Members of this group are part of different disciplines, they have a proven academic track record, and have obtained their PhD within the last ten years.