On Monday November 30, nine UG students of the Faculty of Science and Engineering were presented with a Young Talent Award by the Royal
Holland Society of Sciences and
during an online ceremony. 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.
Seven 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
Young Talent Incentive Award for Mathematics and Applied Mathematics
Young Talent Incentive Award for Physics and Applied Physics
Young Talent Incentive Award for Chemistry
Young Talent Incentive Award for Computing Science and Computer Engineering
Young Talent Incentive Award for Chemical Engineering
Koninklijke Van Wijhe Verf
Young Talent Incentive Award for Pharmacy or (Bio)pharmaceutical Sciences
Young Talent Incentive Award for Biology
Two Master’s students of the Faculty of Science and Engineering won a Young Talent Graduation Award:
MSc Ecology & Evolution
Enza Zaden Award for Biology , for her Master’s thesis ‘ Evolution of evolvability’ | EUR 3.000
Mark Oosterloo MSc Astronomy
De Zeeuw-Van Dishoeck Graduation Award for Astronomy, for his Master’s thesis ‘The role of plate tectonics in the long-term evolution of atmospheric carbon dioxide content on Earth-like exoplanets’ | EUR 3.000
Every year, the KHMW takes care of the independent judging and award ceremony at the Hodshon House in Haarlem.
The IEEE award is handed out to the writers of the best paper of the past two years in the field of Control Systems Technology.
The grant is for her project ‘ Cosmic ray antideuterons as a probe for new physics’.
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