Bruker ESR Thesis Prize

The ESR Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry and Bruker Corporation are pleased to announce the inaugural Bruker ESR Thesis Prize - a 5,000 euro award and a prize lecture at the ESR Group Meeting in April 2015, set up to recognize outstanding work by PhD students in the field of ESR Spectroscopy. Further information is here:

http://www.esr-group.org/conferences/2014-conference-southampton/bruker-prizes/

The rules of the competition are:

1. To be eligible for the Bruker ESR Thesis Prize, the thesis viva voce examination must have taken place within 730 days of the deadline.

2. Applications should be submitted by the thesis author and must include a one-page summary, as well as letters of support from the thesis supervisor and one of the external examiners.

Submissions will be shortlisted by the RSC ESR Group Committee. Each of the shortlisted works will be sent to an expert reviewer, appointed by the Committee, for comments on quality, importance and impact. The Committee will then collate reviewer comments and make an award decision.

The deadline for the 2015 Bruker Thesis Prize applications is 12:00 GMT on 01 December 2014. Applications should be sent, in the form of PDF files (1-page summary, full thesis, supervisor support letter, examiner support letter) to ESR Group Secretary — Prof Eric McInnes (eric.mcinnes@manchester.ac.uk).