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Prize Winners 2018

The 2018 MERAC Prizes for the Best Doctoral Thesis are awarded in

Theoretical Astrophysics
to Dr Sandrine Codis (IAP, France) for the study of the imprint of the large-scale structure of the Universe on galaxy formation and cosmology.

Observational Astrophysics
to Dr Renske Smit (University of Cambridge, UK) for the observational characterisation of the physical properties of the galaxies that formed in the first billion years of cosmic time.

New Technologies
to Dr Martin Pertenais (DLR, Germany) for a PhD thesis on cutting-edge concepts of compact polychromatic spectropolarimeters adapted to astrophysical space mission requirements in the UV domain.

Dr Sandrine Codis

Dr Sandrine Codis

The 2018 MERAC Prizes for the Best Doctoral Thesis are awarded in Theoretical Astrophysics to Dr Sandrine Codis (IAP, France) for the study of the imprint of the large-scale structure of the Universe on galaxy formation and cosmology.

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Dr Renske Smit

Dr Renske Smit

The 2018 MERAC Prizes for the Best Doctoral Thesis are awarded in Observational Astrophysics to Dr Renske Smit (University of Cambridge, UK) for the observational characterisation of the physical properties of the galaxies that formed in the first billion years of cosmic time.

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Dr Martin Pertenais

 Dr Martin Pertenais

New Technologies to Dr Martin Pertenais (DLR, Germany) for a PhD thesis on cutting-edge concepts of compact polychromatic spectropolarimeters adapted to astrophysical space mission requirements in the UV domain.

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2018 MERAC EWASS

Group picture taken at EWASS 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. The laureates are surrounded by Georges Meylan (left) and George Lake (right). Credit: Marc Audard (EAS)