Group prizes

The Polymer Physics Group awards two prizes:

Call for Prize Nominations

 

Polymer Physics Group Founders' Prize
Nominations are invited for the Polymer Physics Group Founders' Prize 2019 to be presented at the University of Lincoln, during our 2019 biennial meeting. 

Nominations consisting of the name of the proposed recipient and up to 250 words of justification should be received by the Group Secretary, João Cabral, by Monday 1 October 2018.

PPG/DPOLY Exchange Lectureship
Nominations are invited for the sixth DPOLY/PPG exchange lectureship. The recipient will be invited to present their work at the March 2019 APS meeting, with reasonable expenses (up to £1500) paid by PPG. 

The nominee must be a member of PPG and have no more than 10 years of professional experience since completion of their PhD (exclusive of career breaks such as maternity leave). Self-nominations are also welcome. A brief statement, up to 250 words, justifying the nomination and a 2-page CV, including publications list, should be received by the Group Secretary, João Cabral, by Monday 1 October 2018.

 


 

Polymer Physics Group Founders Prize
Awarded to a scientist who has made an outstanding contribution to Polymer Physics in the UK or Ireland.

Ian Macmillan Ward Prize for the Best Student Publication
The prize recognises the most outstanding publication by a PhD student on a subject within the Polymer Physics Group’s remit.

The group also sponsor a lecture exchange with the Division of Polymer Physics of the American Physical Society (APS). Starting with meetings in 2009 and offering every two years to coincide with PPG biennial meetings, each group will choose a young polymer scientist who will present an invited lecture at the meeting of the other group.



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