UCL Astrophysics Group


Jon Darius Memorial Prize

23 February 2023

Dr Mario Morvan won this prestigious award, for conducting outstanding postgraduate research in Astrophysics, for the 2021/22 session.

Mari Morvan and HoD

In his own words: "I am deeply honoured and grateful to have received this prize from the UCL's department of Physics and Astronomy. These four years spent studying towards my PhD have been an absolute pleasure, as well as an invaluable source of learning and development. The fields of astrophysics and artificial intelligence are evolving incredibly fast while strengthening their links, offering a fertile and exciting playground for future research and discoveries. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to my supervisor, Ingo Waldmann, whose unwavering support and guidance have been invaluable to me throughout my PhD journey. Lastly, I would also like to thank my colleagues and peers, who have been a constant source of inspiration and motivation."

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