Last week, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) announced that Claes de Vreese has been elected a member. He was a member of the Jonge Akademie from 2009 until 2014. This is a lifelong appointment of this body which gives advice (asked or not) about science and science policy. The membership is marked with a ceremony on 12 September 2016. For more information, please see here.