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IUPAP Young Scientist Award in Medical Physics 2017

The IOMP is pleased to announce the IUPAP Young Scientist Award 2017. This award was established and funded by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) and awarded by the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP) as the IUPAP affiliated International Commission for Medical Physics. The IUPAP Young Scientist Awardee for 2017 will be approved during 2017 and presented at the XXV World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering (WC 2018) in Prague, Czech Republic, June 3rd – 08th, 2018.

The Award will include a cash prize of 1000 Euro, an IUPAP medal1 and the IOMP certificate. In addition, a short Biography of the Awardee will be published in Medical Physics World.

Criteria for selection:

• The recipient of the award should be under 40 years as of 31 December 2017 and be on the 5 years of research development in medical physics.
• The recipient should have performed original and/or applied work of outstanding scientific quality in medical physics. The committee may consider the achievements in the context of opportunity.
• The award may only be received one time by any individual.

Nominating Procedure

• The award will be advertised by the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP) on the organization’s website: http://www.iomp.org
• Self-nomination will not be considered.
• Nominations can be made to the Chair of the IOMP Awards and Honors Committee (AHC) by IOMP National Member Organizations (NMO) or individuals through their NMO. Where this is not possible applications should be made directly to the Chair of the AHC. They should include the following:
1. A letter of not more than 1,000 words evaluating nominee's achievements and identifying the specific work to be recognized.
2. One letter of support (up to a maximum of three pages from someone not at the nominee’s institution and not a mentor or significant collaborator
3. A Curriculum Vita including publications during the last 5 years, which not exceed two pages.
4. List of 5 of the candidate’s most significant publications, including citation information, not to exceed one page.


The closing date for nominations is noon (EST) on 8th September 2017. Nominations should be sent to Dr Simone Kodlulovich Renha at simone@cnen.gov.br. Submissions should be in the form of: MS Word or PDF document. Nominations will be acknowledged by e-mail. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within 72 hours please contact Dr Simone or the secretary of the IOMP at sg.iomp@gmail.com.
The winner will be announced in 5th November 2017.

1 The Award does not include any travel or conference expenses for the recipient.

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