Now accepting applications for URA Thesis Award

Fermilab and the Universities Research Association invite submissions for the 16th annual URA Thesis Award competition. The award recognizes the most outstanding thesis based on work conducted at Fermilab or in collaboration with Fermilab scientists.

Nominations must be submitted to Bob Zwaska by March 1, 2013, and should include two letters supporting the merits of the thesis being nominated. At least one letter should be from a member of the thesis committee of the Ph.D.-granting institution and, for work carried out in collaboration with Fermilab scientists, at least one letter should come from one of those scientists.

The URA Thesis Award Committee will select the winners. Committee members will judge each thesis on clarity of presentation, originality and physics content. To qualify, the thesis must have been submitted in fulfillment of the Ph.D. requirements in the 2012 calendar year, must be written in English and must have been submitted in electronic form to the Fermilab Publications Office in accordance with Fermilab policy.

For further details consult the URA Thesis Award website.