ESET Science Award 2021 winners announced

This year’s ESET Science Award laureates were announced on October 16 at a prestigious gala dinner. Material physicist Ján Dusza received the Outstanding Individual Contributor to Slovak Science Award 2021, Ladislav Valkovič won the Outstanding Young Scientist in Slovakia under the age of 35 award, and Jozef Zajac received the award in the Outstanding Academic category.

The laureates are selected by an international jury of renowned scientists, chaired by physics Nobel Prize Laureate, Professor Kip Thorne for the past two years. “The selection of laureates was extremely challenging this year. This confirms that science in Slovakia has an international quality,” Thorne said in a statement.