Europen Aerosol Conference 2017, August 27 - September 1 2017, Zurich, Switzerland

EAA and RSC Best Poster Awards (BPA)

The European Aerosol Assembly, EAA, and the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK), RSC, will award the best student and early career postdoc posters at the conference. To be eligible, the presenting author must be a master or PhD student, or an early career postdoc (less than 5 years since graduation).

How to apply:
Applicants are kindly requested to send an e-mail including 1) the poster abstract identifier and 2) name of the presenting author, clearly stating career level, to the local coordinator of the best poster award ( by Tuesday August the 22nd at the latest.

There are two ways how to apply for the BPA:
a) You can apply yourself for the BPA.
b) Someone else (e.g., a colleague, a supervisor, a friend....) can nominate your poster for the BPA. In this case, the proponent has to send the e-mail for application *also* to the author of the poster.

Evaluation criteria:
The evaluation criteria will be as follows: science content (1-5), design of poster (1-5), and clarity of the oral presentation during the poster session (1-5). In the final score, they count with weights 50%, 25%, and 25%, respectively.
Contestants MUST be present at the poster during the specified poster sessions, otherwise the poster will not be evaluated.

The EAA gives up to 15 prices for the best posters across all scientific themes which consist of a certificate and 100€ in cash.
The RSC gives 3 prices in the following thematic categories:
• Aerosol Chemistry: an open access voucher to RSC Advances and a certificate
• Atmospheric Aerosols: a one-year e-subscription to "Environmental Science – Processes and Impacts” and a certificate
• Aerosol Based Nanotechnology: a one-year e-subscription to "Environmental Science: Nano" and a certificate

BPA committee:
Nønne Prisle (Chair) - University of Oulu - Finland (
Sabine Wurzler - Ministerium für Umwelt - Landwirtschaft - Natur- und Verbraucherschutz des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen - Germany
Marianne Glasius - Aarhus University - Denmark
Oliver Bischof - TSI - Germany
George Biskos, Delft University of Technology - The Netherlands
Daniele Contini - National Research Council of Italy - Italy
Martin Fierz, Die fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz FHNW, - Switzerland

Eirini Goudeli - University of Minnesota - United States
Andreas Held - University of Bayreuth - Germany
Ulas Im - Aarhus University - Denmark
Christina Isaxon, Lund University - Sweden
Ana Kroflic - National Institute of Chemistry - Slovenia
Einar Kruis - University of Duisburg-Essen - Germany
Antti Lauri - Helsinki University - Finland
Jack Lin - University of Oulu - Finland
Pallavi Pant - University of Massachusetts Amherst - United States
Hanns-Rudolf Paur - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology - Germany
Zoran Ristovski - Queensland University of Technology - Australia
Andreas Schmidt-Ott - Delft University of Technology - The Netherlands
Stefan Schumacher, IUTA Duisburg - Germany
Aneta Wierzbicka - Lund University - Sweden
Olivier Witschger - INRS - France