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04/20/2012

Inge van Gelder and Lucas Kleipool scoop the Escher Award 2011

The Escher Award for the best thesis in the field of Earth Sciences goes once again to students from VU University Amsterdam.

Inge van Gelder and Lucas Kleipool received the Escher Award 2011 for their Master’s thesis. The Escher Award is presented annually by the Royal Dutch Geological and Mining Society (KNGMG) for the best thesis in Earth Sciences. The purpose of the award, named after the Leiden Professor of General Geology Professor Berend Escher, is to promote innovative research and the thorough documentation thereof. The prize includes a cash prize and a year's membership to the KNGMG. Last year’s award also went to VU University Amsterdam students with Eric Fulmer and Thomas Kruijer being the proud recipients.

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