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IXAS Awards

The Awards Committee of the International X-ray Absorption Society (IXAS) seeks nomination for three awards.

These awards will be presented at the XAFS17 Conference in Krakow, Poland.
The three awards are:

The Edward Stern Outstanding Achievement Award

  • This is the highest award of the International X-ray Absorption Society
  • Nominations are invited across all disciplinary areas including both experimental and theoretical studies of XAFS
  • Award: $1000

The Farrel Lytle Outstanding Young Scientist Award for Theory and Instrumentation

  • Nominee must have made remarkable contribution to the field of X-ray absorption spectroscopy
  • Nominee should be within 8 years of a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree as of April 1, 2018
  • Award: $500

The Dale Sayers Outstanding Young Scientist Awards for Applications of XAFS

  • Nominee must have made remarkable contribution to the field of X-ray absorption spectroscopy
  • Nominee should be within 8 years of a Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree as of April 1, 2018
  • Award: $500

Remarks

Nominations should include a CV with publications, a letter of recommendation and academic referees who can be contacted for further reference.

The deadline for nomination is May 1, 2018.

Please send nominations by email to: Matthew Newville newville@cars.uchicago.edu

Key dates

*Due to abstract deadline extension the following changes have been made to the deadlines.

IUCr scholarship application deadline: March 15th, 2018
Abstract Notification of acceptance: April 15th, 2018
Early Bird registration deadline: April 30th, 2018

Registration opens on:December 1st, 2017
Abstract Submission opens on:December 1st, 2017
Extended Abstract Submission deadline:February 14th, 2018
*IUCr scholarship application deadlineMarch 15th, 2018
*Abstracts Notification of acceptance:April 15th, 2018
*Early Bird registration deadline:April 30th, 2018
IXAS Awards nomination deadline:May 1st, 2018
XAFS 2018 Conference:July 22nd-27th, 2018