At the inauguration ceremony on 27 September 2022 the Young Academy Groningen welcomed eight new members, including prof. dr. Else Starkenburg of the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute.
As a ‘Milky Way Archaeologist’, Else Starkenburg studies the early life of our galaxy by examining the oldest generations of stars. She founded the Pristine Survey, an international team that explores the oldest stars and structures in the Milky Way. She is also a leader when it comes to using new instruments that streamline our capacity to learn much more about millions of stars in the Milky Way.
In March this year Else Starkeburg was also inducted as a member of De Jonge Akademie 2022.
Prof. Moniek Tromp has been appointed Captain of Science of the Chemistry Top Sector by the Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. As from 1 July 2023, she succeeded Prof. Bert Weckhuysen from Utrecht University.
Leonardo Arriagada Beltran conducted his PhD research on the interface of computer-generated art and the constantly evolving field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). He will defend his Phd thesis on 21 September. His research offers valuable insights...
Harish Vedantham and Casper van der Kooi have been nominated by New Scientist for Wetenschapstalent 2023 (Science Talent 2023). This election is meant to give young scientists and their research a stage.
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