Do you know an early-career researcher who deserves recognition for their contribution to the soft matter field?
Now is your chance to put them forward for the accolade they deserve.
Soft Matter is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for its 2018 Lectureship award. This annual award was established in 2009 to honour an early-stage career scientist who has made a significant contribution to the soft matter field.
2017 – Daeyeon Lee, University of Pennsylvania, USA
2016 – Damien Baigl, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
2015 – Lucio Isa, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
2014 – Eric Dufresne, Yale Univeristy, USA
2013 – Eric Furst, University of Delaware, USA
2012 – Patrick Doyle, MIT, USA
2011 – Michael J. Solomon, University of Michigan, USA
2010 – Bartosz Grzybowski, UNIST, Republic of Korea
2009 – Emanuela Zaccarelli, University of Rome, Italy
To be eligible for the Soft Matter Lectureship, the candidate should be in the earlier stages of their scientific career, typically within 12 years of attaining their doctorate or equivalent degree, and will have made a significant contribution to the field.
The recipient of the award will be asked to present a lecture at a meeting in 2018, where they will also be presented with the award. The Soft Matter Editorial Office will provide financial support to the recipient for travel and accommodation costs.
The recipient will also be asked to contribute a lead article to the journal and will have their work showcased free of charge on the front cover of the issue in which their article is published.
The recipient of the award will be selected and endorsed by the Soft Matter Editorial Board.
Those wishing to make a nomination should send details of the nominee, including a brief C.V. and a letter supporting the nomination, to the Soft Matter Editorial Office by 28th February 2018. Self-nomination is not permitted.