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.
Nominations should be sent (electronically only) to the EPA President.
The 2018 EPA PhD thesis in photochemistry will be awarded during the 27th IUPAC Symposium on Photochemistry which will be held in Dublin, Ireland, in July 2018.
Victor Gray from Chalmers University in Göteborg will be awarded for his work on Triplet-Triplet Annihilation Based Photon Upconversion on fluorescent DNA probes. He will present his work at the Symposium. The Prize is 1,000 Euros, plus travel costs to Dublin (maximum 300 Euros) and one free year of EPA membership.
Nominations must include:
- Curriculum Vitae of the candidate
- Copy of the thesis
- Abstract of thesis in English, no more than five pages
- Lislications arising from the thesis
- A letter of support.
Closing date for the receipt of nominations will be 31st December 2017.
Last edition: 2016
Institution: Masaryk University/University of Regensburg
Thesis supervisors: Petr Klán and Burkhard König
Giuseppina La Ganga
Thesis supervisor: Sebastiano Campagna
Thesis supervisior: Bo Albinsson
Thesis supervisior: Helge Lemmetyinen
Thesis supervisior: Leif Hammarström
Thesis supervisor: Eric Vauthey