European Crystallographic Association (ECA) Call for NominationsGeneral ·
The European Crystallographic Association (ECA) is pleased to announce a call for nominations for five different prizes:
- The thirteenth Max Perutz Prize. This prize will be awarded in recognition of meritorious achievements in any branch of crystallography to an individual scientist clearly affiliated with the ECA. More information here.
- The eleventh Erwin Félix Lewy Bertaut Prize. This prize is awarded to a young scientist (up to 8 years after finishing her or his PhD thesis) having a clear affiliation with the ECA/ENSA region, in recognition of notable experimental, methodological or theoretical contributions to the investigation of matter using crystallographic or neutron scattering methods. The European Neutron Scattering Association (ENSA) and ECA award the Bertaut Prize in a regular alternating sequence, or as specified by the two associations based on mutual agreement. More information here.
- The third Alajos Kálmán Prize. This prize will be awarded to an individual researcher in recognition for outstanding scientific contributions in the field of structural sciences within the last 5-10 years. The nominee must have a clear affiliation with ECA. The prize has been established by the Hungarian Chemical Society and is endorsed by ECA. More information here.
- The first George M. Sheldrick Prize. This prize is awarded to a non-tenured researcher having a clear affiliation with the ECA region for outstanding scientific contributions in the field of structural sciences. More information here. George always was and still is interested to support crystallographers in their career.
- The first Lodovico Riva di Sanseverino Prize. This prize is awarded to scientists having a clear affiliation with the ECA region, in recognition of notable contributions to the dissemination of crystallography in the field of education at all levels. More information here.
The prizes will be awarded at the next European Crystallographic Meeting (August 2024) in Padova, Italy.
Check the different prize pages for more detailed information on what information should be included in the nomination letter and to whom the nomination letter should be sent.
The deadline for nominations for each prize is the 15th of April 2024.
The complete call for nominations can be found here.