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.
She receives around EUR 50,000 for her project ‘Developing a Framework to Optimize Existing Curricula for Hybrid Instruction’.
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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