Thesis Award SpLine Meeting 2019

Thesis Award SpLine Meeting 2019

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The CRG BM25-SpLine recognizes and rewards the excellence in the research performed by its users since the early days of beamline operation. The research performed by PhD students has been always an important part of the scientific output of the beamline. As an appreciation, within the context of the BM25A farewell, we are honoured to announce the PhD Thesis Award SpLine-Branch A 2019. The award will be given to a PhD thesis that includes original and relevant research performed at the Branch A of the SpLine beamline, and will be presented at the SpLine Meeting which will take place 30-31 May at the Institute of Materials Science of Madrid (ICMM).


Application files must be submitted by the candidates themselves via registration application. They will include:

  • A copy of the doctoral thesis (electronic version)
  • A motivation letter written by the candidate in which she/he should state how the Branch A has contributed to her/his thesis
  • A short CV, including in a special section a list of experiments performed at the SpLine-Branch A and scientific contributions derived from those beamtimes.

The winner must attend the SpLine Meeting 2019 to receive the award + diploma and present her/his work in a special oral contribution.

Quality criteria

All applications will be evaluated by the Spline Meeting Scientific committee based on the following criteria:

  • Originality of the results
  • Impact of the research on its scientific discipline
  • Contribution of the thesis to the progress of SpLine-Branch A
  • Candidate’s vision of the SpLine-Branch A contribution to her/his research


The deadline for complete application submission is 15th April 2019.