On Monday November 29, twelve UG students of the Faculty of Science and Engineering were presented with a Young Talent Award by the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMW) d
uring 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.
Eight 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 Pharmacy or (bio)pharmaceutical sciences
Incentive award Chemical Engineering
Incentive award Mathematics and technical mathematics
Channa Dias Perera
Incentive award Informatics and technical informatics
Incentive award Physics and technical physics
Incentive award Chemistry
Incentive award Technology for Healthcare Solutions
Incentive award Biology
Four Master’s students of the Faculty of Science and Engineering won a Young Talent Graduation Award:
2nd prize KNVI/KIVI Thesis Prizes for Informatics and Information Science, for her master thesis ‘Choosing Fair Committees and Budgets: Proportionality in Multi-Winner Elections and Participatory Budgeting’ | EUR 1,000
De Zeeuw-Van Dishoeck Graduation Award for Astronomy, for his master thesis ‘High-precision localisation of gravitationally lensed gravitational waves’ | EUR 3,000
Tim de Wild
1st prize Shell Graduation Awards for Physics, for his master thesis ‘Secondary Non-Gaussianities in the 21-Centimeter Signal during the Dark Ages’ | EUR 3,000
3rd prize Shell Graduation Awards for Physics, for his master thesis ‘Investigating the Efficiency Losses in Cs2AgBiBr6 Perovskite Solar Cells. Simulated and Experimental Device Architecture Optimisation.’ | EUR 1,000
Every year, the KHMW takes care of the independent judging and award ceremony.
M1 grants have an amount of around EUR 360,000 and are intended for realizing curiosity-driven, fundamental research of high quality and / or scientific urgency.
Eleven partners from three countries (The Netherlands, Spain, and Cyprus) and the European Science Engagement Association have developed teaching modules on biodiversity, water management, and bird migration.
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