Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
Over onsFaculty of Science and Engineering

Caputi member of new Cosmic Dawn Center (DAWN)

20 April 2017

Prof. Karina Caputi from the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute (University of Groningen) has been named associate member of a newly funded Danish Excellence Research Centre to study the early Universe (DAWN). This new centre has received an award of 66 MDKK (9 million euros) from the Danish National Research Foundation. In addition to the Danish-based astronomers, the centre will have seven founding associate members from top institutions over the world, including Caputi from the University of Groningen.

Cosmic Dawn Center (DAWN) is a new basic research centre whose main purpose is to uncover how and when the first galaxies formed. DAWN is a Center of Excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation and located at the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen in close collaboration with DTU Space.

More information

Last modified:14 August 2017 5.23 p.m.

More news

  • 16 January 2019

    Two young researchers head to top institutes with Rubicon grant

    Two promising UG academics, Dr Michael Lerch and Sanne van Dijk, will be able to conduct research at top institutes abroad for two years thanks to the Rubicon programme organized by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

  • 14 January 2019

    UG student Boomstra world champion in draughts

    His opponent was fourfold world champion Alexander Schwarzman. Boomstra, who studies Physics at the University of Groningen, also won the title in 2016.

  • 09 January 2019

    Smoking gun

    Galaxies grow by giving birth to new stars, but Amina Helmi found evidence to support the theory that parts of the Milky Way have also grown by merging with other galaxies. She had to wait for the Gaia space mission to produce data before she was able...