Nika Jurlin (HR)

Nika Jurlin was born in 1990 in Brežice, Slovenia. She is currently in her final year of a course in physics at the Natural Science and Mathematics Faculty in Zagreb, after which she will take a post-graduate course at the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute of Groningen University, the Netherlands. She began to be interested in astrophysics at university, where with the mentorship of Associate professor Vernesa Smolčić she began a research career studying very distant galaxies. During her studies, she spent several months at the astronomical institute Astronomico di Bologna in Italy, at Oxford University, UK, and at the École normale supérieure de Lyon in France, where she worked on scientific projects from the domain of astrophysics, from optical to radio-astronomy.