GHP Thesis Prize

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The GHP Executive Committee is pleased to announce the first call for nominations for its newly endowed American Physical Society Dissertation Award in Hadronic Physics. Reaching the endowment milestone was made possible in part by significant contributions from Brookhaven Science Associates, Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (the management contractor for Jefferson Laboratory), and Universities Research Association (the management contractor for Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory).

The first GHP Dissertation Award will be presented at the April 2013 GHP Meeting in Denver, Colorado. Nominations should be sent to Ramona Vogt,

Chair of GHP and Chair of the Dissertation Award Committee, by October 1, 2012. Other committee members are Mike Leitch (LANL), Jianwei Qiu (BNL), Wally Melnitchouk (JLab) and Volker Crede (FSU). Contact Ramona for further information.

If you know of a deserving student who has graduated or will graduate in the two-year period preceding the nomination deadline, please see for more details about eligibility and the contents of the nomination package. The student should also be a GHP member at the time of nomination, it's free for students to join.

The nominations will be evaluated based on: the quality of the written dissertation (40%), the contribution of the student to the research (30%), the impact of the work (15%), and the broader involvement of the student in the community (15%).