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Prize Winners 2017

The 2017 MERAC Prizes for the Best Early Career Researcher are awarded in

Theoretical Astrophysics
to Prof. Selma E. de Mink for her major contributions to our understanding of the role of binarity as one of the dominant physical parameters for massive stars.

Observational Astrophysics
to Prof. Kevin Schawinski for his groundbreaking work on the galaxy/black hole connection and innovative use of citizen science in astrophysics.

New Technologies
to Dr Emmanuel Hugot for his unique and pioneering work on innovative astronomical instrumentation, based on active systems, freeform optics and curved focal planes.

Prof. Selma E. de Mink

Prof. Selma E. de Mink

The 2017 MERAC Prizes for the Best Early Career Researcher are awarded in Theoretical Astrophysics to Prof. Selma E. de Mink for her major contributions to our understanding of the role of binarity as one of the dominant physical parameters for massive stars.

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Prof. Kevin Schawinski

Prof. Kevin Schawinski

The 2017 MERAC Prizes for the Best Early Career Researcher are awarded in Observational Astrophysics to Prof. Kevin Schawinski for his groundbreaking work on the galaxy/black hole connection and innovative use of citizen science in astrophysic

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Dr Emmanuel Hugot

Dr Emmanuel Hugot

The 2017 MERAC Prizes for the Best Early Career Researcher are awarded in New Technologies to Dr Emmanuel Hugot for his unique and pioneering work on innovative astronomical instrumentation, based on active systems, freeform optics and curved focal planes.

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