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Markus Ahlers receives 7.3 million DDK to find the sources of cosmic neutrinos

30 January 2018

Markus Ahlers, assistant professor in the Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology research group at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen receives a Villum Young Investigator grant on 7.350.000 DDK for his neutrino research.

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Giorgos Leloudas receives 10 million DKK to investigate the “blackest” of black holes in the Universe

26 January 2018

The research in the black holes in the center of galaxies gets a boost on 10 million DKK with a Villum Young Investigator grant to assistant professor Giorgos Leloudas at DARK Cosmology Centre.

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Mark Rudner receives the Niels Bohr Institute’s teaching award 2017

25 January 2018

At the Niels Bohr Institute's annual kick-off meeting on January 25, 2018, the Jens Martin Prize was awarded to Mark Spencer Rudner for his education at the bachelor's degree "Condensed Matter Physics 1 (CMP1)".

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Lars Egstrøm Kristensen receives 9.3 million DKK to look for the building blocks of life in the Universe

25 January 2018

From dead molecules to life – but how? Lars Egstrøm Kristensen, associate professor at the Astro and Planetary research section, has received 9.368.760 DKK from the Villum Young Investigator programme.

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Climate research receives a 4.5 million DKK grant from the Carlsberg Foundation

12 December 2017

Carlsberg Foundation supports a climate project with 4.5 million DKK grant, that will provide new knowledge about the mechanisms of the sudden climate change of the past, improving our ability to handle the risk of the future climate change.

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Jan Haerter receives DKK 10 million for research on atmospheric complexity

30 November 2017

Jan Haerter from the Atmospheric Complexity Group at the Niels Bohr Institute receives an ERC Consolidator Grant of DKK 10 million for research on cloud-cloud interaction and for better understanding of the climate system.

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Women in Physics Prize 2017 awarded to up and coming astrophysicist Sarah Pearson

27 November 2017

Together with the well-deserved KIF prize of 5000 Danish crowns, Christina Nis, Professor MSO at Roskilde University and member of the KiF Prize award committee, delivered these fine words to the Columbia-based Phd student

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Jürgen Schukraft receives the Niels Bohr Institute Medal of Honour, 2017

22 November 2017

Jürgen Schukraft, one the world’s leading physicists in the study of the Quark Gluon Plasma, has been awarded the Niels Bohr Institute Medal of Honour, 2017. He is a member of the DISCOVERY (DNRF) center of excellence advisory board.

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Eugene Polzik receives DKK 10 million for fundamental research and innovation in quantum optics

20 November 2017

QUANTOP at the Niels Bohr Institute has attracted DKK 10 million funding from two funding agencies, the John Templeton Foundation (USA) and EUREKA – the European framework targeting cooperation between SMEs and research centers.

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Anja Andersen new Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and Technology

20 November 2017

Anja C. Andersen has been appointed at the Niels Bohr Institute as Denmark’s first Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and Technology, with the task of stimulating public interest in, and enthusiasm for, science.

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