The University Materials Institute of Alicante (IUMA), as agreed in the Meeting of the Permanent Committee of the IUMA Council celebrated on 07/11/2020, calls for candidates to opt for a prize for young researchers in order to reward and motivate research in the Area of Materials Science and Technology.
The candidates will have to be young PhDs that have defended their Thesis in the period between January 1st 2017 and December 31st 2019.
TERM AND PRESENTATION OF APPLICATIONS
From 10/01/2020 fins al 11/02/2020
The candidates that would like to participate in this announcement will have to fill up the form enabled in the following UR:
-A scientific article of of which the candidate is author or co-author. Said article has to present a research work in the area of Materials Science and Technology and have been published (or be accepted) in a magazine of the field.
-A Curriculum Vitae in PDF format in which at least the following information should be given: studies, research results (articles (with indications of quality of the publication), patents, communications to conferences, etc.) and other notable merits.
SELECTION OF CANDIDATES:
A commission appointed by the IUMA (ANNEX 1) to such effect, will select three researchers from among all the applicants that will have to present their research work, if pandemic situation allow it, at the start of the XVII
Each of the three selected researchers will give an oral presentation of their work, that will be public and will have a length of 40 min, not restricting the length in discussion.
Two experts in the fields of the works presented will be responsible for encouraging discussion during the turn of questions.
The prize will be awarded to the candidate that obtains the highest score in the following sections:
To) 40%, assessment of the experts mentioned in the third paragraph of the section Selection of Candidates.
b) 40%, assessment of the commission mentioned in the first paragraph of the separated Selection of Candidates.
c) 20% from the votes cast by the doctors present during the presentations.
The assessment will take into account the quality of the work presented and the knowledge showed by the candidates in the research area. Besides, in the assessment corresponding to section b, the CV of th candidates will be also considered.
1.- The winner of the award will receive 1200 euros (to this quantity the tax retentions according to the legislation in Spain will be applied).
2.- The two finalists will receive 400 euros each (to this quantity the tax retentions according to the legislation in Spain will be applied).
The three selected researchers will have their travel costs covered up to 300€, including their assistance (should they wish it) to the Scientific Meeting of the Alicante University Institute of Materials.
The Commission appointed by the council of the IUMA for the resolution of the III IUMA Young Researchers Award-2020 is:
Enrique Louis Cereceda
Ángel Berenguer Murcia
Juan Carlos Sancho García
Joaquín Silvestre Albero
Lorena Vidal Martínez
Should you have any doubts concerning this call, contact the University Materials Institute by mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The resolution of the three finalists for the IUMA Young Researchers Award will be published with a small delay from the scheduled date (1-12-20). Finalists will receive timely notification.