On Monday November 28, eleven students of the Faculty of Science and Engineering (UG) were presented with a Young Talent Award by the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (
) in the Hodshon house in Haarlem. The prizes are for the advancement of higher scientific education in the fields of science and engineering and are made available by businesses, foundations, and funds in the respective fields.
Nine first-year Bachelor’s students won a Young Talent Incentive Award of EUR 500. They are the best first-year student of the Netherlands in their field, with the highest average score of their year:
Made possible by
Incentive Award Mathematics and Technical Mathematics
Kristian de Groot
Incentive Award Biomedical Technology
Incentive Award Biology
Incentive Award Physics and Technical Physics
Incentive Award Chemical Engineering
Incentive Award Informatics and Technical Informatics
Incentive Award Chemistry
Incentive Award Pharmacy or (Bio)pharmaceutical Sciences
Incentive Award Artificial Intelligence
Two Master’s students of the Faculty of Science and Engineering won a Young Talent Graduation Award:
3rd prize KNVI / KIVI Thesis Prizes for Informatics and Information Science, for his master thesis ‘Disentangling the Effects of Stimulus Frequency and Word Type on the Cognitive Processes Involved in Lexical Decision Making’ | EUR 1,000
KHMW Graduation Award for Astronomy, for her master thesis ‘Constraining the Milky Way's gravitational potential with the Helmi Streams' clumps: a complex story involving resonances and chaos’ | EUR 3,000
Every year, the KHMW takes care of the independent judging and award ceremony.
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