Guido Altarelli Award for junior scientists

News del 22/01/2016

The Guido Altarelli Award honours the memory of the late Guido Altarelli, a pioneer of the unravelling of the strong interaction and the structure of hadrons, an outstanding communicator of particle physics, and a mentor and strong supporter of Junior Scientists. The Guido Altarelli Award consists of a certificate and prize money. It is awarded to a Junior Scientist for an outstanding scientific contribution to the field covered by the DIS Conferences series.

Candidates for the prize should have a maximum of eight years of research experience (excluding career interruptions) following the PhD. The selection is the task of the Selection Committee, which consists of two experimental and two theoretical particle physicists, and a Chair, who are nominated by the Chair of the International Advisory Committee (IAC) of the DIS Conference in consultation with its members. The 2016 Guido Altarelli Award will be presented during the DIS16 conference, which will take place in Hamburg, Germany, in the week 11-15 April 2016. Nominations should be sent to Elisabetta Gallo, Chair of the Selection Committee, gallo@mail.desy.de, including:

  • a letter of support for the candidate by the nominating person;
  • the curriculum vitae of the candidate;
  • a list of 3-5 publications in the last eight years, related to the subject of the DIS conference, to which the candidate has given significant contributions;
  • the names of two colleagues, who could provide additional information on the candidate Self-nominations are not allowed.

Deadline for application: 10 February 2016.

More information: here.