C16 Young Scientist Prize- call for nominations

The IUPAP Commission16 Young Scientist Prize recognizes exceptional achievement in the study of plasma physics by scientists at a relatively junior stage of their career. One prize will be awarded in 2013. The recipient must be no more than nine years post PhD (excluding career interruptions) by the deadline of the competition, and is expected to have displayed significant achievement and exceptional promise for future achievement in an area of plasma physics.
Nomination Requirements and Deadline for Submission:

A complete nomination packet submitted by a senior nominator will consist of an up-to-date CV of the candidate, an award citation of 30 words or less, publication citation statistics, letters of support from two senior scientists, up to three salient publications co-authored by the nominee. At least one of the two support letters must be from a senior scientist who was not a former supervisor of the nominee at either the graduate or postdoctoral level. The entire package should be submitted by email to the C16 Chair Bob Bingham by 19th April, 2013.

The Prize:

The Prize will consist of 1,000 Euro a Medal and Certificate.

Prize Selection:

The prize selection committee will consist of C16 commission members plus other experts. The Prize winner will be announced on the IUPAP website.

Prize Presentation:

The IUPAP C16 Young Scientist Medal will be awarded in 2013 at the opening session of the XXXI International Conference on Phenomena in Ionised Gases (ICPIG). Granada, Spain 14th-19th   July.

IUPAP welcomes applications from outstanding women and other underrepresented groups.