!!Order of the Netherlands Lion (Knight) for Sierd Cloetingh
[Professor Sierd Cloetingh|User/Cloetingh_Sierd], President of Academia Europaea, has been awarded the Order of the Netherlands Lion (Knight) on H.M. the King’s birthday.  This is to honour outstanding individuals in science, arts and literature. Read [more|http://www.dub.uu.nl/artikel/nieuws/zeven-nieuwe-ridders-universiteit-utrecht.html], University of Utrecht (in Dutch).

!!The Academy congratulates Prof. Cloetingh to this outstanding distinction!