The Netherlands Christiaan Huygens Science Award

From Gemini Observatory:

Astronomer Dr. Mariska Kriek has been selected for The Netherlands Christiaan Huygens Science Award for 2008 in the discipline of Space Science. The jury awarded the prize for her dissertation ‘The Many Phases of Massive Galaxies, a Near-Infrared spectroscopic study of Galaxies in the Early Universe,’ which she defended on September 26, 2007 at Leiden University. Kriek will receive the award on October 16, 2008. It will be presented by R.H.A. Plasterk the Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science.

Read the whole article here.

Her Open Access paper, The many phases of massive galaxies: a near-infrared spectroscopic study of galaxies in the early universe, is published by Leiden Observatory, Faculty of Science, Leiden University, and can be found here.


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