Prizes, awards and grants

Prizes, awards and grants

Nadia Bloemendaal, Ivan Haigh, Sanne Muis, Hans de Moel, and Jeroen Aerts have won the RDNL Dutch Data Prize 2020 in the category technical and exact sciences with their STORM dataset on tropical cyclones.


Bloemendaal and NobreNadia Bloemendaal and Gabriela Guimarães Nobre have been successful in the Allianz Climate Risk Research Award competition. 

Gabriela Guimarães Nobre has reached sixth place with her research on improving the understanding of linkages between climate extremes and weather-related impacts of floods and droughts. Nadia Bloemendaal won third place with her research on tropical cyclone risk under climate change. The essays of both researchers have been included in a compendium, which can be found here.

Anne Van Loon has received a positive decision on her ERC Starting Grant proposal. The PerfectSTORM (‘STOrylines of futuRe extreMes’) project will provide five years of funding for research on droughts and floods.