Don McKenzie Paul Thesis Prize 2023 – Call for nominations

The Don McKenzie Paul Thesis Prize is awarded in recognition of a successfully examined PhD or DPhil thesis in which the use of neutrons plays a significant role in addressing a scientific challenge or alternatively, the thesis describes notable development of neutron instrumentation or techniques.

The prize is named after Don McKenzie Paul (1953-2019), a condensed matter scientist and professor at the University of Warwick known for his work in neutron scattering. Further information on Don McKenzie Paul about be found here.

Nominations cannot be directly from the candidate, but can be from anyone else, including their supervisor or examiner. To be eligible, the examiners must have approved any corrections and recommended the award of a PhD or DPhil, the thesis must have been submitted within the last 24 months of the call deadline (1st March 2020), and the thesis awarding institution must be based in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland.

To nominate, please visit here and complete the online nomination form.
A nominator and supporter are required to complete this process.

The prize recipient will be announced at the UK Neutron and Muon Science and User meeting to be held from 19th-21st April 2023 at the University of Warwick.

The award is coordinated by the Neutron Scattering Group, a joint Interest Group of the Institute of Physics and Royal Society of Chemistry.