BTM Willis Prize 2021 – Call for Nominations

The UK Neutron Scattering Group and the Faraday Division of the Royal Society of Chemistry have established a prize for outstanding neutron scattering science. The prize is named in honour of the founding chairman of the UK Neutron Scattering Group, Professor B T M Willis.

Nominations for the 2021 BTM Willis Prize are now open. Deadline: Friday 3 September 2021 (Extended)

Terms:

The prize is awarded to an individual in recognition of a single outstanding piece of work, or a longer term coherent body of work, in the application of neutron scattering to a significant problem in physics, chemistry, materials science, earth science, the life sciences, or engineering, or alternatively in recognition of a major development in neutron scattering instrumentation or techniques.

Eligibility:

The recipient of the prize will be a young scientist, in the first 12 years of a research career following the award of a first degree (allowing for career breaks), who has made a substantial contribution to the development or reputation of neutron science in the UK or Ireland.

Application:

Nomination letter, applicants’ CV of no more than three A4 pages and two letters of support should be submitted to the UK Neutron Scattering Group Secretary, Dr Katharina Edkins (katharina.edkins@manchester.ac.uk) by 23:59 Friday 3rd september 2021. Self-nominations will not be accepted.

For more information about the nomination and applications please see the Neutron Scattering Group webpage at ukneutron.org.