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Awards and Honors

  1. Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award is established to honour scientists who have distinguished themselves by their contributions in:

  1. Education and training of medical physicists, medical students, medical residents, and allied health personnel; and/or
  2. Advancement of medical physics knowledge based upon independent original research and/or development; and/or
  3. Advancement of the medical physics profession in the IOMP adhering national and international organizations.

Frequency. This Award is given triennially at the IOMP World Congresses

  1. The Harold Johns Medal

The Harold Johns Medal is established to honor scientists who have distinguished themselves through excellence in teaching and contributions to international education.

Frequency. This Award is given triennially at the IOMP World Congresses

  1. Young Scientist Award in Medical Physics
    IUPAP Affiliated Commission on Medical Physics

Name of the Award:
IUPAP Young Scientist Award in Medical Physics

 

General information: 
The IUPAP Young Scientist Award is established and funded by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) and awarded by the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP) as the IUPAP affiliated International Commission for Medical Physics. The Award consists of a cash prize of EUR 1000.- plus an IUPAP medal. It is awarded annually.

The award is given at World Congresses (WCs) and International Conferences (ICMPs).

Criteria for selection: 
The recipient of the award should be less than 45 years and would generally not have more than 8 years of research experiences following her/his academic research higher degree on January 1 of the year of the award.

The recipient should have performed original and/or applied work of outstanding scientific quality in medical physics. The IOMP Awards and Honors Committee (AHC) may consider the achievements in the context of opportunity.

The award may only be received one time by any individual.

 

Nomination procedure:
The award will be advertised by the International Organization for Medical Physics (IOMP) on the organization’s website: http://www.iomp.org.

Nominations can be made to the Chair of the IOMP Awards and Honors Committee (AHC) by IOMP National Member Organizations (NMO) or individuals through their NMO. Where this is not possible applications should be made directly to the Chair of the IOMP AHC. They should include the following:

·                   A letter by the nominator of not more than 1,000 words evaluating nominee's achievements and identifying the specific work to be recognized.

·                   A Curriculum Vita including all publications.

·                   A brief biographical sketch

The letter in support by the nominator, the biographical sketch and key achievements in the curriculum vitae should be submitted in English.

Self-nomination will not be considered.

Nominations must be received by the advertised due date. Late nominations will not be considered.