Louise Gunning-Schepers, the president of KHMW, welcomed the group of 64 Young Talent Award winners. Prior to the first-year award ceremonies, the winners were given three key pieces of advice by Ionica Smeets, professor of science communication at Leiden University. The prizes of each € 500 are awarded for the best grades achieved in the first year at a Dutch institution for academic education.
This year, three students in the College of Science received the Young Talent incentive prizes:
Finn received a Stichting Physica incentive prizes for Physics and technical physics.
Janne received a Shell incentive prizes for Chemistry
Hartog received an ORTEC incentive prizes for Mathematics and technical mathematics.