Prize for Young Chemists
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Release, 30 April 2003
the 2003 winners of the IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
(IUPAC) today announced the winners of the IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists,
an award for the best Ph.D. thesis in the chemical sciences, as described
in a 1000-word essay.
The winners are:
, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA.
The five winners will each receive a cash prize of USD 1000 and
a free trip to the IUPAC Congress, 10-15 August 2003, Ottawa, Canada.
Each prize winner will also be invited to present a poster at the
IUPAC Congress describing his/her award winning work.
Applications for the 2004 Prize are now being solicited, as described
on the IUPAC web site www.iupac.org.
The essays describing the winners' theses can be found on the IUPAC
web site and cover a wide range of subject matter:
There were 34 applicants from 13 countries. The Prize Selection
Committee was comprised of Members of the IUPAC Bureau with a wide
range of expertise in chemistry. The Committee was chaired by Dr.
Alan Hayes, IUPAC Past President.
In view of the quality of many applications, the Committee decided
also to give three Honorable Mention awards to:
, Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France
(currently at Harvard University, MA, USA);
, University of California in Berkeley, CA, USA (currently
at University of California in San Diego, CA, USA).
The awards to the five winners of the IUPAC 2003 and those of 2002
will be made during the Opening Ceremony of the IUPAC
Congress in Ottawa, Canada.
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