The laureate of the Alumni Award 2016 in Human Sciences is Dr Marianne Van Remoortel from the University of Gent
The Alumni Award jury chaired by Prof. Dominique Willems was impressed by the level of excellence in the study and research achievements of the laureate, Dr Marianne Van Remoortel. She is Assistant Professor at the department of Literary Studies at UGent and teach a course in English Literature with keen interests in Victorian poetry, the periodical press and women's history. She published various books and just obtained a ERC starting grant. Dr Marianne Van Remoortle is also Member of the Young Academy of Belgium.
The Alumni award 2016 in the amount of 10 000 euro will officially be handed over to Dr Marianne Van Remoortel at the coming BAEF Alumni reunion on Thursday, November 24, 2016.
The Alumni award 2017 will be in the field of the social sciences.