Award to the PhD student who, in the opinion of EPA Executive Committee has defended the best PhD thesis in the two years prior to being nominated by an EPA member. It is awarded biennially to the EPA member.

Call for nominations

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Call for nominations is OPEN

Nominations should be sent (electronically only) to the EPA President.

Deadline for application is February 29th.

Please, be sure to read the information note below and to attach all the required documents to your application.

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The laureate will be announced in spring 2020 and the 2020 EPA PhD Award in Photochemistry will be awarded during the 28th IUPAC Symposium on Photochemistry which will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in July 2020.

The laureate will present his/her work at the Symposium. The Prize is 1,000 Euros, plus travel costs to Amsterdam (maximum 300 Euros) and one free year of EPA membership.

Nominations must include: 

  1. Curriculum Vitae of the candidate
  2. Copy of the thesis
  3. Abstract of thesis in English, no more than five pages
  4. List of publications arising from the thesis
  5. A letter of support.

Closing date for the receipt of nominations will be February 29th, 2020.

Former laureates

Last edition: 2018

Victor Gray

Country: Sweden
Institution: Chalmers University of Technology
Thesis supervisors: Kasper Moth-Poulsen

2020

Country:
PhD supervisor: —

2018

Victor Gray

Country: Sweden
PhD supervisor: Kasper Moth-Poulsen

2016

Tomáš Slanina

Country: Hungary/Germany
PhD supervisor: Petr Klán and Burkhard König

2014

Giuseppina La Ganga

Country: Italy
PhD supervisor: Sebastiano Campagna

2012

Karl Börjesson

Country: Sweden
PhD supervisor: Bo Albinsson

2010

Anne Kotiaho

Country: Finland
PhD supervisor: Helge Lemmetyinen

2008 (shared)

Maria Abrahamsson

Country: Sweden
PhD supervisor: Leif Hammarström

2008 (shared)

Alexandre Fürstenberg

Country: Switzerland
Thesis supervisor: Eric Vauthey