Lab on a Chip and Dolomite - Pioneers in Miniaturization Lectureship
MicroTAS 2022 Virtual Conference - Winner
Queensland University of Technology, AUSTRALIA
Lab on a Chip
are proud to sponsor the fifteenth Pioneers of Miniaturization Lectureship, to honor and support the up and coming, next generation of scientists who have significantly contributed to the understanding or development of miniaturised systems.
The Lectureship consists of the following elements:
- A prize of US$3,000. No other financial contribution will be offered
- A certificate recognising the winner of the lectureship
- The awardee is required to give a short lecture at the µTAS 2022 Conference
To be eligible for the lectureship, candidates must:
- Have completed their PhD
- Be actively pursuing an independent research career on miniaturised systems.
- Be at an early-mid career stage of their independent career (typically this will be within 15 years of completing their PhD, but appropriate consideration will be given to those who have taken a career break or followed a different study path).
Nominations can be made by anyone and must be sent via email
Self-nominations are not permitted. All nominators will be asked to confirm that, to the best of their knowledge, their nominee's professional standing is such that there is no confirmed or potential impediment to them receiving the Lectureship.
Selection Criteria and Judgin Process
- A recommendation letter, including the name, contact details and website URL of the nominee
- A one-page CV for the nominee, including their date of birth, summary of education and career, a list of up to five of their top independent publications, total numbers of publications
- A one-page statement of achievement with a lay summary, written by the nominee describing their best accomplishments
- A supporting letter of recommendation from an independent referee. This could be for example the nominee's post doc or PhD supervisor.
- Nomination deadline, 31 July 2022
- The decision on the winner of the lectureship will be made by a panel of judges comprising a representative from Dolomite and members from the Lab on a Chip Editorial Board, coordinated by the Executive Editor of Lab on a Chip.
- The award is for outstanding contributions to the understanding or development of miniaturised systems. This will be judged mainly through their top 1-3 papers and/or an invention documented by patents/or a commercial product. Awards and honorary memberships may also be considered.
Please visit the official website
for additional information.
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