LAST CALL FOR STUDENT ESSAYS (Deadline Extended to)
Attention Fellow Student and/or Student Advisor,
Time is running out to participate in an excellent opportunity to present your work at the upcoming 26th annual meeting of the Council of Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards (CIRMS). Please take advantage of this opportunity before the end of this week.
CIRMS will be awarding up to eight student travel grant awards. These awards of $1,000 will cover conference registration, a one-year membership in CIRMS, and will support travel and lodging costs.
In addition, students’ essays will be selected to enter a poster presentation competition, in which prizes of $500, $300, and $200 will be given out.
All work involving the use of ionizing radiation will be considered including areas such as medical physics, radiation protection, industrial applications, etc. Essays submissions discussing the project's objectives, methods, and results are being solicited. Essays must not exceed 1000 words and may include figures and tables. Additional information on the CIRMS student awards program, including an essay template, and how to submit an essay online can be found at the following web link: http://www.cirms.org/
It is the goal of CIRMS to encourage and expand the participation of students. Because of this, we encourage you to submit online an essay before the deadline at http://www.cirms.org/grant_
We have an outstanding list of speakers this year on a large diversity of topics including: radiation therapy, radiation biology, space travel, radiation risk, micro dosimetry, imaging, sterilization, materials modification, radiation protection, radioactivity measurements, consequence management, homeland security applications, detection instrumentation, nanosensors and more. A preliminary agenda for each meeting date (April 16, 17 and 18) is available at http://cirms.org/conference_
If you have any questions about this opportunity or about how to submit an essay, please contact Renata Freindorf, the CIRMS administrative assistant. Her contact information is listed in the signature section below.