Leiden Science researchers go abroad with Rubicon grant


Astronomer Donggang Wang, physicist Anne Meeussen and chemists Nick Gerrits and Elliot Mock: all four are receiving a Rubicon grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO). This grant for young talent will enable them to spend two years doing research at a foreign university.

The announcement comes at a good time: international travel is slowly but surely picking up again. And experience abroad is an important step in the career of many scientists. However, NWO emphasises in their press release that researchers only start working abroad when the signals are green. Read more