The Russell Varian prize honors the memory of the pioneer behind the first commercial Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectrometers and co-founder of Varian Associates. The prize is awarded to a researcher based on a single innovative contribution (a single paper, patent, lecture, or piece of hardware) that has proven of high and broad impact on state-of-the-art NMR technology. The prize aims to award the initial contribution that laid the ground for the specific technology of great importance in state-of-the-art NMR. It is sponsored by Varian Inc. and carries a monetary award of 15,000 Euro. The award ceremony will take place at the EUROMAR 2009 meeting in Göteborg, Sweden, July 5-9, 2009.
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Call for Nominations for the Raymond Andrew Prize for an outstanding PhD thesis in the field of magnetic resonance
For the Raymond Andrew Prize 2009 the AMPERE Prize Committee is seeking your help in searching for qualified candidates who completed their dissertation during the period of 2007/2008. The prize will be presented during the EUROMAR in Göteborg (Sweden) from 5th to 9th July 2009.
You are kindly invited to submit nominations by e-mail to:
Suggestions must be received by 15th February 2009 and should include the following documents:
• Nomination letter
The thesis should be written in English. In exceptional cases, the thesis may also be submitted in triplicate as a hardcopy to the AMPERE Secretariat. Submissions that arrive too late will automatically be transferred to the next year. The prize committee will reconsider excellent contributions for two years in a row.
For a list of past Andrew Prize winners see: