Rafaella Morganti, Professor of Astronomy at the University of Groningen’s Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, and astronomer at Astron, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy in Dwingeloo, has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant. She will receive EUR 2.5 million for her research programme on the structure and evolution of radio galaxies.
It is the second ERC Advanced Grant for the Kapteyn Institute: Professor Thijs van der Hulst was awarded one last year. The ERC Advanced Grant is the largest individual research grant awarded by the European Research Council.
See also the press release on the University of Groningen website.
Yesterday, a team of RUG students won the European Rover Challenge in Poland, a three-day competition in which student teams from all over the world compete.
BirdEyes is the Centre for Global and Ecological Change initiated by, among other partners, FSE and Campus Fryslân
Billerbeck, researcher at the Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute (GBB), receives about 1.5 million for her part in the project.
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