Young Researcher awards


E-MRS announces the availability of awards (up to 2 per symposium) for young researchers conducting research and a topic to be addressed in the symposia planned for the E-MRS 2024 Spring Meeting.



To be eligible for an E-MRS Young Researcher Award at the E-MRS 2024 Spring Meeting, the applicant must be registered as a student undertaking a PhD research program on a topic within the scope of a symposium held during the E-MRS 2024 Spring Meeting.

The applicant must be the main, or a coauthor, of a manuscript and must be responsible for the oral or poster presentation of the paper to be delivered at the conference.

In addition, the appropriate registration fee for participation at the conference must be paid by, or on behalf of the applicant prior to the conference.


The Young Researcher Award

Each award winner will receive 450 Euro and a personalised Award Certificate. The Awards ceremony will be held on Thursday May 30 at 18:30 in room CASSIN - Ground floor.



The applicant must submit the following items attached to an email as a single pdf to the E-MRS HQ in order to be considered for the Young Researcher Award competition:

  • The completed application form
  • One copy of the abstract submitted for the conference
  • Description of work associated with the abstract to be considered
  • Letter of support submitted by the candidate’s PhD Supervisor.



Submit the complete application form by email to the E-MRS Secretariat by April 16, 2024 at the latest.


Conference Chairpersons
Franck TESSIERInstitut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes (UMR CNRS 6226) - Université de Rennes 1

Campus de Beaulieu 35042 Rennes cedex France

+33 2 23 23 62 56
Giuseppina PADELETTICNR - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, ISMN—Instituto per lo Studio dei Materiali Nanostrutturati

Via Salaria km 29.5, Monterotondo, 00015 Rome, Italy

+39 335 6957716
Guangxian LISichuan University

Director of Polymer Research Institute - Beijing, P.R. China
Yuzo SHIGESATOGraduate School of Science and Engineering, Aoyama Gakuin University

5-10-1 Fuchinobe, Chuo-ku, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, 252-5258 Japan