CN Yang Award

Background

This award recognises outstanding physics research in any subfields of physics performed by early career researchers and is named in honour of the Nobel Prize winner C.N. Yang.

General Conditions

Nominations must be submitted via the C.N. Yang award nomination form and emailed to the AIP Special Projects Officer at samardzic@dsto.defence.gov.au, along with any supporting documentation (i.e. CV).

  1. Self-nominations will be accepted.
  2. This award recognises outstanding physics research in any subfields of physics performed by early career researchers. The research recognised could either be a single piece of work, or the sum of contributions.
  3. To be considered for this award nominees must be either less than 45 in age or within the first 15 years following the conferring of their  PhD, as of January 1, 2016.
  4. The recipients of the C.N. Yang Award are expected to give a talk at the APPC-AIP 2016 conference and to publish an article in Australian Physics.
  5. If the selection committee considers that none of the nominations are of appropriate standard, no award will be made.
  6. The prize shall not be awarded more than once to the same person.

Selection Process

A selection committee, appointed by the AIP Executive and the AAPPS, shall determine the recipient of the prize from the nominations, taking into account the overall quality and significance of the contribution and the creativity exhibited in the contribution.

Prize

Three prizes shall be awarded, one for the host nation (Australia) and two for other regions.  The Australian prize winner shall be the selected winner of the AIP Ruby Payne-Scott early career researcher award. The remaining two prize winners will be selected by the appointed selection committee. The prize consists of a US$1000 monetary prize and a certificate for each recipient. The prizes will be presented to the awardees by the AAPPS President at the APPC-AIP conference, and the recipients are invited to give talks at APPC-AIP conference .

Nominations close on 15 Nov 2016.