Ewine van Dishoeck

Ewine van Dishoeck. Photo: Lars Svankjær.

On 7 October (the birthday of Niels Bohr) her Majesty the Queen presented the Niels Bohr International Gold Medal to the Dutch astrophysicist Professor Ewine van Dishoeck.

Ewine van Dishoeck is employed as a professor at Leiden University in the Netherlands. She is a pioneer in molecular astrophysics and astrochemistry and is among the most cited researchers in the field. Through her work, Ewine van Dishoeck has continually pushed the technological frontiers for astronomical observations, spaceborne missions and laboratory experiments. She has played leading roles in the development of large ground and space-based telescopes, including the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array and the James Webb Space Telescope.

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