All presenting PhD students and Postdocs who submitted their thesis no more than 1 year before the conference start date were eligible to apply to compete for the ECOSS prize. The prize of 1500 EUR, sponsored by SPECS, was awarded to the best oral presentation, selected from 19 applicants.
The prize was awarded by the ECOSS-34 prize committee and handed to the winner at the closing ceremony on Friday 31st August.
The winner of this prize was:
Jan Gerrit Horstmann
University of Göttingen, Germany
|Tracing structural phase transitions and phase ordering at surfaces with ultrafast LEED
All PhD students displaying posters at the conference and who indicated that their poster should be considered, were entered into the EPS poster prize competition. They must have been eligible for registration as a student and have chosen one of the student registration options when registering to attend the conference. The prize of 200 EUR, sponsored by the EPS, was 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 was awarded by the ECOSS34 prize committee and given to the winner at the closing ceremony on Friday 31st August.
The winner of this prize was:
Fritz-Haber-Institut der MPG, Germany
|Adsorption of H2O and CO2 on Fe3O4 surfaces
We are please to announce that the EPS Invited Speaker Grant has been awarded to:
Soochow University, China
We are pleased to announce the awardees of the travel grants supported by the European Physical Society (EPS) and the Carlsberg Foundation.
Financial support (350 EUR per awardee) and a reduction in registration fee has been awarded to three young researchers who received their PhD degree not more than 6 years (or equivalent) prior to the application deadline.
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. Grants were awarded by the ECOSS-34 prize committee primarily on the basis of scientific merit. The awardees are:
Roma Tre University, Italy
|The role of interface effects on the magnetic response of MgO/Co/MgO trilayers
The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
|In situ investigation of degradation at organometal halide perovskite surfaces using near-ambient pressure X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
Graz University of Technology, Austria
|Functional plasmonic nanostructures obtained from helium droplet synthesis
Financial support (500 EUR per awardee) has been awarded to four PhD students presenting contributions at ECOSS-34. Grants have been awarded by the ECOSS-34 prize committee primarily on the basis of scientific merit.The awardees are:
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
|Epitaxial growth of monolayer MoS2 on SrTiO3 single crystal substrates
Marcos del Cueto
Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
|Surface analysis with molecular techniques: fast molecular diffraction from KCl(001) at grazing incidence conditions
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
|Switching and electronic properties of switchableazobenzene derivatives on HOPG
Lund University, Sweden
|New insights from studies of Pd single crystals during CO oxidation in a stagnation flow
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.