During the Opening of the Academic Year on Monday 6 September, Katleen Gabriels was awarded the Edmond Hustinx prize for Science.
The Edmond Hustinx Prize for Science exists to emphasise the importance of the practical application of research as well as the importance of UM to Limburg. The cash prize of €15,000 is awarded to a different faculty each year.
Observant has interviewed Katleen about her research and about what she plans on doing with the prize money.
You can watch the Opening of the Academic Year, and the awarding of the prize to Katleen, here.
Congratulations on winning this prestigious prize, Katleen!