On Monday November 29, four Master’s 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). One of them was Ewoud Wempe, PhD student at the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute of the University of Groningen. 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.
Ewoud Wempe won the De Zeeuw-Van Dishoeck Graduation Award for Astronomy for his Master’s thesis ‘High-precision localisation of gravitationally lensed gravitational waves’.
See also: Twelve Groningen science and engineering students win national Young Talent Award
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