NMRS Prof. S. Subramanian's 60th Birth Day Lecture Award
NMRS invites nominations for the Prof. S. Subramanian's 60th Birth Day Lecture Award. The award is given annualy to an outstanding scientist working in any area of magnetic resonance. The award has been instituted from an endowment received to honour Prof.S.Subramanian, formerly Professor of Chemistry at IIT, Chennai and presently at NIH, Washington D.C., USA from his students and colleagues. It will be given annually to an outstanding scientist working in any area of magnetic resonance. The award consists of a cash prize of Rs.10000/= (Rupees ten thousand only), a citation and a certificate and will be presented in a special session of the NMRS symposium. The work done in India by an applicant will be recognized for the award. However, out-standing work, primarily done by the nominee in short visits abroad, could also be included for the consideration of the committee and an integrated view will be taken. The age limit is 45 years on December 31 of the previous year. For example for the award to be given for the year 2011, the nominee should have been born in the year 1966 or later.
The award will be presented in the annual symposium of the Society that is held immediately after the announcement of the award and the selection of the awardee is made. The awardee is expected to make an oral presentation of his work that lead to the award in this symposium. It is expected that the recipient will make his own arrangement towards TA/DA for attending the symposium where the award is being presented.
Any life-member of NMRS can nominate a scientist who should also be a life-member of NMRS. Self-nominations are also accepted. Applications received once may be considered for three consecutive years (subject to the age-restriction), with a request from the nominator/applicant each subsequent year. The bio-data may also be updated each year.
Format for the application is as follows:
Submission by electronic mail is encouraged. Applications may be addressed to the President NMRS and sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to the e-mail of the President and Secretary of NMRS.
For the award for each year, applications should be received on or before 31st December of that year. The announcement of selection will be made during last week of January of the subsequent year.
For example for the year 2012, the application should be received before 31st December 2012. The selection will be made in the first week of Jan. 2013.