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Awards in 2016 at the Niels Bohr Institute

Gerard ’t Hooft receives the Niels Bohr Institute Medal of Honour, 2016

30 November 2016

The Dutch professor of theoretical physics, Nobel laureate Gerard ’t Hooft has been awarded the Niels Bohr Institute Medal of Honour, 2016 for his groundbreaking work on black holes, quantum gravity and quantum field theories.

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Anja C. Andersen awarded the H.C. Ørsted Medal

24 October 2016

Anja C. Andersen awarded the H.C. Ørsted MedalIn recognition of Anja Andersen’s unique ability to communicate about both astronomy and physics she has been awarded the H.C. Ørsted Medal in Silver, which will be presented by its patron, Her Majesty, Queen Margrethe.

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Jan W. Thomsen receives the award Teacher of the Year, SCIENCE 2016

22 June 2016

“Jan W. Thomsen captivates the physics students when he takes them into the world of quantum optics and with his great enthusiasm and energetic demeanour he manages to create a learning atmosphere where students can strengthen their...

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Physicist Peter Lodahl receives prestigious EliteForsk Award

25 February 2016

Peter Lodahl, professor of quantum physics at the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen has received the prestigious Danish elite researcher award, the EliteForsk Award 2016. Peter Lodahl works with experimental quantum physics

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Marianne Vestergaard receives the Niels Bohr Institute’s teaching award

02 February 2016

“There are many good teachers, but there is one in particular that deserves to be celebrated for the brilliant difference she has made in the lives of her students, both professionally and personally - Marianne Vestergaard.

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Brian Schmidt receives the Niels Bohr Institute Medal of Honour, 2015

29 January 2016

Brian Schmidt, Professor of astronomy and Vice-Chancellor of Australian National University, has been awarded the Niels Bohr Institute Medal of Honour, 2015. Brian Schmidt studies supernovae (exploding stars) and gamma-ray bursts

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