New Journal of Physics Early Career Award

9 Jan 2016

New Journal of Physics (NJP) has always been a journal that embraces innovation. And the potential we see in new researchers is something we think should be celebrated. So in 2015 we created the NJP Early Career Award.

Winners

2015

Winner: Dr Angela Demetriadou (Imperial College London, UK) was recognised as being an extremely talented and enthusiastic young researcher.

Winner: Dr Leonardo Mazza (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy) was recognised as being among the most promising young theorists in the area of cold atomic gases.

Runner up: Dr Marcus Doherty (Australian National University, Australia) was highlighted as being one of the principal contributors to the rapidly expanding field of diamond-based quantum technologies.

Rules and criteria

Nominees must:

  • be a PhD candidate or have received a PhD qualification within the past 5 years. They should be nominated by a senior member of their department (e.g. Department Head, Research Group Leader or Principal Investigator).
  • have contributed as an author to at least one article published in/submitted to/accepted for publication in New Journal of Physics in the 12 months prior to the award closing date.

Additional information

  • The winner will receive: €3000; one full article publication charge waiver to be used in NJP by the end of the year following the award, and 50% waiver on the next two papers; awarded an official certificate; and a video interview will be featured on the NJP YouTube Channel.
  • The runner-up will receive one full article publication charge waiver to be used within the following 12 months from the award.