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2023 Bruker ESR Thesis Prize
The ESR Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Bruker Corporation are pleased to invite applications for the 2023 Bruker ESR Thesis Prize - the award and a prize lecture will be given at the 56th ESR Group Meeting which will take place as a face to face meeting at the University of Leeds, 27th to 30th March 2023. The thesis prize, which was set up to recognize outstanding work by PhD students in the field of electron spin resonance, is now in its 9th year and has attracted some truly outstanding work. Further information and the online application system are here: http://www.esr-group.org/bruker-thesis-prize/. The deadline for the 2023 Bruker Thesis Prize applications is 12:00 (UK time) on the 1st December, 2022. Applications should take the form of four PDF files (1 page thesis summary, 1 page supervisor support letter, 1 page examiner support letter and of course the full thesis) to be uploaded via our online application portal. The system also gives an option to indicate any publications arising from the thesis. To be eligible the thesis defence (viva) should have been conducted within 730 days of the application deadline. Entries are judged on the quality and presentation of the science. Please contact the group secretary, Dr Chris Wedge, with any questions (email@example.com).
3rd November, 2022.
2022 Nobel Prizes
It was 2020 NOBEL PRIZE week and those honoured were:
- For PHYSICS Alain Aspect (Institut d’Optique Graduate School – Université Paris-Saclay, Paris,
France, École Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France), John F. Clauser (J.F. Clauser and Assoc., Walnut Creek, CA, USA) and Anton Zeilinger (University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria) "for experiments with entangled photons,
establishing the violation of Bell inequalities and pioneering quantum information science",
- For CHEMISTRY Carolyn R. Bertozzi (Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA),
and Morten Meldal (University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark) and K. Barry Sharpless (Scripps Research, La Jolla, CA, USA) “for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry”,
- For PHYSIOLOGY or MEDICINE Svante Pääbo (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Okinawa, Japan) “for his discoveries concerning the genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution”, https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/medicine/2022/summary/ .
Congratulations to the new Nobel Laureates!
20th October, 2022.