Ulderico Segre Prize - Call for nominations 2016


The Ulderico Segre Prize
Call for nominations 2016

Ulderico Segre (1946-2008) was an Italian scientist who contributed to the advancement of theoretical and computational modelling in the field of magnetic resonance spectroscopies. To honour his memory, and on behalf of the Segre family, GIRSE is proud to announce the third edition of the Ulderico Segre Prize.
The Prize will be awarded for an outstanding doctoral thesis in the field of magnetic resonance. Eligible thesis must deal with theoretical and computational models and advanced methodologies for magnetic resonance spectroscopies.
The Segre Prize Committee will select the winner before the Xth EFEPR 2016 Conference and present the award during the Meeting, which will be held in Torino from 4th to 8th September 2016. The doctoral thesis must have been approved formally by the nominee's thesis committee between January 1, 2014 and April 30, 2016. The applications should consist of pdf files of the following material:

  • a letter of nomination. The nominator must be the supervisor of the nominee's doctoral work, or a member of the nominee's thesis committee;
  • the nominee's thesis;
  • a separate summary of the thesis written by the nominee, no more than eight (2) pages in length;
  • a brief curriculum of the nominee;
  • a short documentation of when the thesis has been approved.

The deadline for nominations is May 15, 2016.
Nominations and the accompanying documentation must be written in English. The winner will receive an award of € 3600. The winner will be notified by June 15, 2016 and he/she is expected to attend the EFEPR meeting where he/she will collect the prize and deliver a lecture (15 min) on the subject.
The Ulderico Segre Prize Committee consists of the GIRSE Executive Board (Donatella Carbonera, Paola Fattibene, Antonio Barbon, Mario Chiesa, Lorenzo Sorace, Pierluigi Stipa).
The nomination packages as well as all enquires should be addressed to the GIRSE Secretary, Pierluigi Stipa, Universita' Politecnica delle Marche, Dipartimento S.I.M.A.U. - Sezione Chimica, via Brecce Bianche 12, I-60131 Ancona tel.(39)071.2204409 e-mail: p.stipa@staff.univpm.it