Until June 18, undergraduate and graduate students who are authors of accepted abstracts can apply for the student awards of the XVII B-MRS Meeting. In addition to the traditional “Bernhard Gross Award” from the Brazilian Materials Research Society (B-MRS), this edition of the event will feature awards from the publisher of the American Chemical Society (ACS Publications), responsible for a number of very prestigious peer-reviewed scientific journals in the materials field.
The Bernhard Gross Award was established by B-MRS in honor of the pioneer of Brazilian materials research Bernhard Gross, and it distinguish the best works (up to 1 oral and 1 poster) from each symposium.
Among the winners of the Bernhard Gross Award, the three best posters and the three best oral presentations will receive the “ACS Publications Best Poster Prize” and the “ACS Publications Best Oral Presentation Prize” respectively. The prizes will consist of US$ 500 for each winning work, in addition to the certificate.
In order to compete for the prizes, students have to submit through the website of the event, an extended abstract, elaborated according to the template that is available in the instructions for authors.
The candidates will be evaluated considering the quality of the extended abstracts and presentations, as well as the scientific contribution of the research work.
The Student Awards Ceremony will take place at the closing of the XVII B-MRS Meeting, on September 20. Prizes will only be given if the winner students are present at the ceremony.