The Fernando Pulidori Award, Edition 2021, will be awarded to a young coordination chemist, preferably an expert in thermodynamics and/or kinetics of complexation phenomena in solution, and author of an original paper published in the period 2019-2021 or accepted for publication at the deadline of application (the acceptation letter should be attached to the application). Eligible candidates should be PhD students or grantees at a University or Research Centre, with no more than 30 years old on December 31th, 2021 (i.e. they should be born on or after January 1st, 1991).
Candidates should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following documents:
- A copy of the paper in PDF format.
- A CV in the EU format and summary of the scientific activity.
- A cover letter, by the candidate supervisor or by the corresponding author of the paper, explaining the role of the candidate in the work described in the paper presented for evaluation.
- A copy of a valid ID.
All this documents should be sent until April 12th, 2021, using “Pulidori 2021 Edition_surname_name” as subject of the email.
Submitted applications will be evaluated by the International Scientific Committee of ISMEC 2021. The scientific level of the paper, its originality and innovative character in the field of thermodynamics and/or kinetics of complexes in solution, the curriculum of the applicant and her/his contribution to the research will be taken into account. Feedback on the application will be provided by May 20th, 2021.
The winner will take part in ISMEC 2021 with the registration free of charge, she/he will be awarded a prize of 250 € and she/he will have a chance to orally present the winning paper at the award ceremony. An extended abstract of the winner’s scientific activity will be published in “la Chimica e l’Industria”, the official journal of Italian Chemical Society.