Gilles Holst Medal

Every four years, the Gilles Holst Fund awards a medal to a scientist working in the Netherlands who has made significant contributions to applied physics or chemistry, preferably at the interface between both disciplines.

The award was established in 1939 to mark the 25th anniversary at NV Philips of physicist and Academy member Professor Gilles Holst (1886-1968).

The laureate receives a medal engraved with the image of Gilles Holst. The award ceremony will take place during an Academy event in combination with the award ceremony of the Bakhuis Roozeboom Medal.

Disciplines

Applied physics and chemistry

Who is it for?

An outstanding Dutch researcher who works in applied physics or chemistry, preferably at the interface between the two sciences. One important secondary condition is that his or her research has contributed to a practical application.

Nomination and award

Nominations are not being accepted at this moment.

The Gilles Holst Medal will be awarded on 7 November 2019.