Jason Koskinen has got a Villum grant of 4,9 MDKK – University of Copenhagen

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26 January 2016

Jason Koskinen has got a Villum grant of 4,9 MDKK

Jason Koskinen, assistant professor in the research group Ice Cube has received a grant of 4.9 million. kr. from Villum Foundation's Young Investigator Programme for the project: Neutrinos on the ice.

Jason Koskinen

"The neutrino is one of the most numerous fundamental particles in nature, but also the one we know least about.

The project aims to use the IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole to make the best measurements of neutrinos capacity to change type on their way through the universe, "says Jason Koskinen.

The grant will finance the recruitment of PhD students, postdocs and computer equipment for both current and future experimental exploration of neutrinos.