Dr. Carmem Maia Gilardoni receives a Rubicon grant to conduct research at the University of Cambridge for two years. The NWO Rubicon programme enables talented, young researchers to acquire international research experience to help kick-start their academic careers.
Carmem will join the University of Cambridge (UK) with her project "Next-generation materials science: Understanding the role of individual atoms for postsilicon information processing"
Next-generation information processing requires new materials beyond silicon. The researcher will investigate different materials to find out how individual atoms provide the added functionality required for information-processing technologies of the future.
Last week, Ben Feringa and Anouk Lubbe presented the first copy of their book Alledaagse Moleculen (Everyday Molecules) to minister Robbert Dijkgraaf. The richly illustrated book offers an accessible overview of 180 substances in our daily lives....
Dr Annette Scheepstra of the UG Arctic Centre, part of the Faculty of Arts, is about to conduct research into tourism in Antarctica and how tourists can become Antarctic ambassadors. She has been granted €1 million in funding by the Dutch Research...
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has appointed Professor Maria Loi and Professor Dirk Slotboom from the Faculty of Science and Engineering as members of the Academy.
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