Low Temperature PhD Thesis Prize

This prize is for a PhD thesis that makes the strongest contribution to the development of low-temperature physics and technology. 

  • The prize is £150.


Email [email protected] for more information on nomination deadlines.


Thesis submissions should include:

  • the thesis
  • the student’s CV, including publication list
  • a summary of the major achievements included in the PhD thesis
  • information on whether the thesis has also been submitted to another IOP group for a PhD thesis prize
  • a brief one-page citation (A4) that includes confirmation of the PhD examination and final submission dates


Theses are pre-screened by the chair, vice-chair and secretary of the group committee, which shortlists three. The winner is chosen by the eight-strong committee.