“As in football playing, excellence in research is not only dependent on individual quality of a researcher but also of his or her environment”

“Twelve of thirteen Dutch universities are part of the Top 500 of every international rankings. That makes us world champion average quality” says Robbert Dijkgraaf, president of the KNAW.  He continues:„If we want to belong to the global top 5 we will have to apply more consistency to our scientific education and research”. ”  Source: Research Dreams