SRON makes notice of iSPEX in finals of AJP

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Owners of a smartphone will be able to contribute personally to scientific research into fine dust and other aerosols (small particles) in the atmosphere. This can eventually lead to a better understanding of for instance climate change. The instrument that can make this happen, iSPEX, competes for the Dutch Academische Jaarprijs and is now through to the final. SRON is one of the developing partners, together with NOVA/Leiden University, KNMI and RIVM.

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iSPEX to the finals of AJP 2012!

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We have just heard the news that the iSPEX project made it to the finals of the Academic Yearprize (AJP 2012). The winning team will receive €100.000,- to realize their project.

The other two contestants to the AJP 2012 are:

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You can read this news on the website of AJP, on, on, and on pressdoc.

Academische Jaarprijs 2012

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Today, wednesday June 13 2012, the jury of the Academische Jaarprijs (AJP) 2012 will deside on whether, or not iSPEX can go to the finals of AJP 2012.