Reaxys SCI Early Career Resercher Award 2018

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Monday, 09 April 2018

  Apply for the Reaxys SCI Early Career Researcher    Award 2018

Who can apply?

The SCI Giovani and Elsevier are happy to organize the 4th edition of the Reaxys SCI Early Career Researcher Award.

If you are:
  • A researcher currently enrolled in a PhD programme OR a researcher who completed a PhD in 2017 or 2018
  • And a member of the SCI under 35
We invite you to submit your essay around the topic: 
What (innovative) research are you doing in the field of Chemistry and how can a scientific database like Reaxys help you achieve your goals?

The successful applications will receive:

  • € 1000 - 1st Place
  • € 800 - 2nd Place
  • € 500 - 3rd Place

What are the essay requirements?

Any field of research is accepted
, including: Life Sciences, Medicinal and Organic Chemistry, Materials Sciences, Industrial and Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical, Environmental, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry.

  • Must be about either work in progress, an original idea for a project, or a paper already published;
  • Must strongly highlight how Reaxys (and other) scientific databases helped (or can help) you to achieve your research goals;
  • Must be between 750 and 1500 words; 
  • Must have a title and be easily readable also by chemists working in other research fields.
Evaluation criteria
  • Innovation & Originality;
  • Impact and Importance to field;
  • Clarity of Thought & completeness;
  • Supporting evidence of accomplishments (i.e. has your work been published or patented?).
Your application should include the following documents:
  • Your Essay;
  • Your CV;
  • A document produced by your university that certifies that you are a PhD student or that you have defended your PhD in 2017 or 2018;
  • Any other supporting evidence of accomplishments (optional).      

What are the timelines?

  • Essay sumbission deadline: July 15
  • Do not have access to Reaxys? Request an individual trial for the submission period (until July 15) by sending us an email. 
  • Click here to watch the free webinar recordings on best practices and advanced use of the Reaxys solution (more information under section "Free webinars").
  • Meet us at the Y-RICh workshop on June 7 at Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza". Learn more about the Award as well as Reaxys, and ask any questions you have regarding your application!

Click here for more information on the Società Chimica Italiana Giovani 

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Contact Details

  • Agne Karose
    Customer Marketing Manager

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