Prizes, Awards and Grants

ECOSS Prize

All presenting PhD students and Postdocs who submitted their thesis no more than 1 year before the conference start date can apply to compete for the ECOSS prize. The prize of 1500 EUR, sponsored by SPECS, will be awarded to the best oral presentation. To register your desire to compete for the prize you must have submitted an oral contribution under the abstract submission page and submit the following documents to the conference chair, ecoss2018@phys.au.dk:

  1. A letter from your supervisor confirming your eligibility to compete
  2. An application form

The deadline for applications is midnight, Monday 4th June. The prize will be awarded by a judging panel elected by the local organising committee and handed to the winner at the closing ceremony on Friday 31st August. The winner must be in attendance at the closing ceremony.

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EPS Poster Prize

All PhD students displaying posters at the conference are automatically entered into the EPS poster prize competition. You must be eligible for registration as a student and choose one of the student registration options when registering to attend the conference. The prize of 200 EUR, sponsored by EPS, will be given to the author of the best poster. The evaluation criteria are: scientific content, presenter's knowledge and enthusiasm for their topic, and poster aesthetics. The prize will be awarded by a judging panel elected by the local organising committee and handed to the winner at the closing ceremony on Friday 31st August. The winner must be in attendance at the closing ceremony.

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Carlsberg Foundation student travel grant

Financial support (500 EUR per awardee) will be given to four PhD students presenting a contribution at ECOSS-34.  

Applicants must be a PhD student at the time of the conference. You must have submitted an abstract through the normal procedure.

To apply for the grant: 

1. Complete the application form

2. Submit a 2-page CV including a list of publications

3. Submit a letter from your supervisor confirming your status as a PhD student

Applications should be submitted to the conference chair, ecoss2018@phys.au.dk, by midnight on Monday 4th June. Grants will be awarded by the local organising committee primarily on the basis of scientific merit.

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EPS Travel Grants

Financial support (350 EUR per awardee) will be given to three young researchers who received their PhD degree not more than 6 years (or equivalent) prior to the application deadline and present a contribution at ECOSS-34.  Winners of the grant will also have their registration fee reduced. The fee will be waived where the winner is a student or otherwise reduced by 50%.

Applicants must be studying or working at a European Institution, or be able to demonstrate economic need. You must have submitted an abstract through the normal procedure.

To apply for the grant:

  1. Complete the application form
  2. Submit a 2-page CV including a list of publications
  3. Submit a letter from your supervisor confirming your status as a PhD student or submit evidence to support the age of your PhD degree.

Applications should be submitted to the conference chair by midnight on Monday 4th June. Grants will be awarded by the local organising committee primarily on the basis of scientific merit.

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Free Registration for Student Helpers

There are up to ten positions available for "student helpers" at the conference (e.g. to be microphone runners during the sessions), where the registration fee will be waived. If you are a student and would like to apply for one of these positions please contact the ECOSS 2018 organisers.