Awards

5th Iberoamerican Conference on Advanced Oxidation Technologies
CUSCO – PERU (Convention Center of the Municipality of Cusco)
7 – 11th November 2022

AWARDS

AWARDS for young researchers:

  1. Awards for the best three short-oral communications (SOC) to be presented by PhD students;
  2. Awards for the best three poster presentation (PC);
  3. Award for an early career researcher from Iberoamerican countries, with distinguished scientific research in the fields of CIPOA.

1. Rules for SOC award:

  1. ISC members will evaluate all SOC (at least two evaluators per SOC) according to the template provided;
  2. The presenters of the best three SOC will receive a certificate from CIPOA and awarded during the CIPOA closing ceremony;

2. Rules for PC award:

  1. ISC members will evaluate all PC (at least two evaluators per PC) according to the template provided;
  2. The presenters of the best three PC will receive a certificate from CIPOA and awarded during the CIPOA closing ceremony;

3. Rules for early career researcher (ECR) award:

  1. Eligibility: PhD holders for 10 or fewer years; except for interruptions of scientific activity due to maternity/paternity leave and/or serious illness;
  2. Applicants should provide a full CV, a synopsis of the scientific/curricular path (maximum 3000 characters; the synopsis of the scientific and curricular path should be written in a narrative form and clearly focused on the last 5 years or 5 working years, if any interruption happened) and major activities and results (maximum 2000 characters; describe your main contributions of the last 5 years using objective indicators and substantive arguments);
  3. Interruption in scientific activity (If applicable); when counting the years after having obtained a PhD degree: i) Maternity/paternity: the number of years after obtaining the PhD is reduced in 6 months per child (before or after PhD completion), ii) Serious illness: the period of this interruption has to be longer than ninety days, after PhD completion. All these circumstances shall not result in a cumulative reduction of more than 2 years;
  4. ISC members will be responsible for the evaluation of the candidates;
  5. The winner will be decided during the ISC meeting and announced during the CIPOA closing ceremony;
  6. Selection criteria:

a) Excellence in science (publication track record, citations and awards);
b) Area of expertise-background;
c) Relative scientific evolution in the last 5 years;
d) Cooperation between Iberoamerican countries; e) gender balance;

7. The country of the selected candidate will not be able to propose a candidate for the next CIPOA meeting;

8. The winner will be invited to deliver a lecture in the following CIPOA (conference fee will be not charged and accommodation during CIPOA meeting will be offered by CIPOA organizers);

9. Candidates should submit their application to contacto.cipoa@gmail.com   until 30th September 2022, indicating in the email subject “CANDIDATE FOR ECR AWARD”.

AWARDS for senior researchers enrolled in CIPOA meetings:

  1. Award for distinguished scientific research in the fields of CIPOA;
  2. Award for distinguished education and knowledge dissemination in the fields of CIPOA;
  3. Award for distinguished career/excellence in implementation and practice in the fields of CIPOA.

Rules for senior researcher awards:

  1. ISC members should propose one name for each type of award per Iberoamerican country, with distinguished scientific research, providing a full CV, and a concise personal statement (1 page) articulating research expertise, achievements and goals or plans for the future;
  2. The awards will be given biannually to senior researchers enrolled in CIPOA meetings;
  3. By the time of the conference the awardees should be known and deliver a lecture in the meeting (registration fee, accommodation and travel will be provided by CIPOA organizers);
  4. The award committee is composed by all ISC members;
  5. The winners cannot be proposed again during the following two CIPOA editions;
  6. It is not mandatory to give the prize in each CIPOA and the chairman is free to decide the number of prizes