Vanessa Gauthier of Landesschule Pforta has received awards from the European Government Research Organization (EIROFORUM) and the European Southern Observatory (ESO) for her work on star clusters and gamma radiation in the European Union of Young Scientists competition. The winners of the 33rd edition of the European Union Competition for Young Scientists (EUCYS) and the first ever edition of EU TalentOn have been announced in Leiden, Netherlands. Suffering is that too European Science City 2022. Maria GabrielThe Commissioner for Education, Youth, Sports and Culture congratulated the young researchers. “The work of young researchers is critical to shaping the future of science and moving forward with confidence in the post-pandemic era. These competitions recognize our brightest young minds and prove once again the importance of investing in excellent science, research and innovation. I am proud of the inspiring work of our youth!”
The projects that won first prize in the European Union Young Scientists competition and each received €7,000 each come from Ireland, Austria, Lithuania and Denmark. The winning EU TalentO teams, each receiving €8,000, developed scientific solutions to societal challenges related to the five EU missions.
Launched in 1989 by the European Commission, the European Union Competition for Young Scientists encourages young people between the ages of 14 and 20 to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and pursue a career in science. This year, the European Union for Youth and Sports welcomed 132 young scientists who submitted projects covering a wide range of scientific fields, from biology to mathematics to social sciences.
EU TalentOn is a new event for young researchers between the ages of 21 and 35 to help them advance their research careers. This year, 104 participants competed in teams of four to develop projects based on Five missions of the European Union Climate change, cancer, ocean, cities and soils. Both events are part of European Year of Youth.
Competition EU TalentOn
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