Teresa Antoja, a Ramón y Cajal Researcher from the Institute of Cosmos Sciences of the University of Barcelona, has been awarded one the six Leonardo Grants for Basic Sciences by the BBVA Foundation.
This distinction is bestowed upon researchers between the ages of 35 and 40 who have remarkable scientific production levels. The grant consists of 40.000€ that will support the realization of Antoja's research project "Analysis of the shake that our Galaxy suffered in the recent past" in the field of Galaxy formation and evolution.
The award is not only given to scientific areas but also to cultural creators in fields of art or technology thus becoming a transversal support motor.
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