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[SA_scat] Call for Nominations for the 2012 Guinier Prize



To all small-angle scatterers:

Please consider possible nominations for the Guinier prize (see notice below) and submit nominations to both Elliot Gilbert and myself by July 1st:
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GUINIER PRIZE

The SAS-2012 Organizing Committee and the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr) Commission on Small-angle Scattering will present a prize of US$5000 in honour of the great scientist and 'father' of small-angle scattering Professor A. Guinier at SAS-2012. The Guinier prize is given for lifetime achievement, a major breakthrough or an outstanding contribution to the field of small-angle scattering.

Previous recipients of the Guinier prize: 2002 - Michael Agamalian (ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN, USA); 2006 - Heinrich B. Stuhrmann (GKSS Forschungszentrum Geesthacht, Germany) and 2009 - Vittorio Luzzati (Centre de Génétique Moléculaire, CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette, France)

Nominations for the 2012 Guinier prize are now being sought. A nomination should contain: (i) justification for the nomination (max one page), (ii) a brief CV for the nominated person and (iii) a list of major publications.

Nominations should be sent by e-mail by July 1st, 2012 with the subject heading "Guinier Prize" to:
Elliot Gilbert, Chair of the SAS-2012 Organizing Committee, elliot.gilbert@ansto.gov.au<mailto:elliot.gilbert@ansto.gov.au>
Andrew Allen, Chair of the IUCr SAS Commission, andrew.allen@nist.gov<mailto:andrew.allen@nist.gov>

The prize jury will be composed of 6 members, 3 representatives each from the SAS-2012 Organizing Committee and of the IUCr SAS commission. The Guinier prize will be presented at a special ceremony during the SAS-2012 conference in Sydney.

Also see:  www.sas2012.com/Grants.htm<http://www.sas2012.com/Grants.htm>

The SAS-2012 Organizing Committee and the IUCr SAS Commission
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Regards,
Andrew Allen
Chair, IUCr Commission on Small-angle Scattering

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Dr. Andrew J. Allen, Physicist
U.S. Department of Commerce
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Material Measurement Laboratory
Building 223, Room B204
100 Bureau Drive, Stop 6520
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-6520
Phone: 301-975-5982
FAX: 301-975-5334
E-mail: andrew.allen@nist.gov<mailto:andrew.allen@nist.gov>
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