CEDAR email: IAU Ph.D. prize candidates sought; deadline December 15, 2017
maute at ucar.edu
Fri Nov 17 07:06:39 MST 2017
The IAU Ph.D. Prize recognizes outstanding scientific achievement in
astrophysics around the world. The Steering Committee of IAU Division E,
Sun and Heliosphere, has the opportunity to award a prize to the candidate
it feels has carried out the most remarkable work in the previous year in
the field of solar and heliospheric physics. Ph.D. Theses must have been
defended between the 16 December 2016 and 15 December 2017 to be eligible
for the 2018 IAU Ph.D. Prize.
Candidates are required to submit by December 15, 2017 an abstract of their
thesis that is suitable for public consumption, a 1500-word thesis summary,
three letters of recommendation (including one from the PhD advisor), and a
The IAU Ph.D. Prize is open to candidates from any country, regardless of
whether the country has an IAU National Membership. Additionally, a
separate prize is available to be awarded to applicants from
developing countries (defined as those not in the OECD).
Additional information on the application procedure for the IAU Ph.D.
Prize, including a submission link, can be found at
The announcement of the winners of this year's IAU Ph.D. Prize may be found
at https://www. iau.org/news/announcements/detail/ann17024/
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