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Patricia Tomkins Thesis Prize

 

The Royal Astronomical Society invites nominations for the Patricia Tomkins Thesis Prize, sponsored by the Patricia Tomkins Foundation, which is awarded for the best doctoral thesis in in instrumentation science for astronomy and geophysics.

 

With a generous donation from the Patricia Tomkins Foundation the RAS is instituting a
scheme of prizes and grants to encourage student interest in instrumentation science for astronomy and geophysics. While the support is aimed at developing skills in scientific hardware such as electronics, detectors and optics, the development of novel software specific to a hardware project will also be considered.

The winner will receive the prize from the RAS President at an A&G Meeting of the Society or at the NAM.

 

Word nomination form

pdf nomination form

 

Nominations should be submitted, normally by the student's supervisor, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 31 January for theses examined the previous year and should include:

  • The above nomination form
  • A short case for the Award (maximum length two A4 pages)