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.
The timing, route, and destination for godwit migration is learned rather than innate. Researchers at the University of Groningen discovered this in a daring experiment, which has been published in the latest issue of the journal Current Biology.
The grant is worth EUR 500,000, of which Avraamidou and Sburlea receive around EUR 100,000.
George Azzopardi and Guru Swaroop Bennabhaktula from the Faculty of Science and Engineering have won the Ben Feringa Impact Award 2023 for their project ‘4NSEEK; Forensic Against Sexual Exploitation of Children’. In the ‘students’ category, Nine van...
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