The 2018 IUPAC-SOLVAY International Award for Young Chemists is intended to encourage talentedyoung research scientists at the beginning of their careers. The awards are given for the most outstanding Ph.D. theses in the general area of the chemical sciences, as described in a 1000-word essay. The award is generously sponsored by Solvay.
IUPAC will award up to five prizes in 2018. Each prize will consist of USD 1000 cash and travel expenses to the 2019 IUPAC Congress in Paris (July 2019; see www.iupac2019.org). Each awardee will be invited to present a poster on his/her research and to participate in a plenary award session, and is expected to submit a review article for publication in Pure and Applied Chemistry.
Applications deadline 1 February 2018.
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