Promoting Committee “Giulio Natta and Nicolò Copernico” Awards for the Scientific Research and Technological Innovation

NICOLÒ COPERNICO – FOUNDATION SAWING BANK OF FERRARA AWARD FOR THE BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES

AWARD FOR AN INTENATIONAL ARTICLE, IN THE FIELD OF THE BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES, PUBLISHED BY A SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL WITH AN IMPACT FACTOR OVER 10, IF>10

The Promoting Committee of the Awards «Giulio Natta and Nicolò Copernico » for the Scientific Research and Technology Innovation of Ferrara will grant a scientific article in the field of the Biomedical Sciences  published by a Scientific Journal with an impact factor over 10, I.F.>10. The scientific article, published in the period April 2013-March 2014, is signed as the first author by a young Italian researcher up to 35 years.

The published article must represent a scientific investigation carried out in an Italian Institution. The award, supported by the Foundation Saving Bank of Ferrara and Saving Bank of Ferrara, consists of a cheque of 3,000 Euro. The applicants must send to the Secretary of the Copernico Award, c/o Prof. Mauro Tognon, University of Ferrara, 64/b Fossato di Mortara Street, Ferrara 44121, the following documents, as a hard copy and .doc electronic copy in CD, before 5 P.M., Thursday, March 20, 2014:

a) Participation form;

b) The scientific article on the Biomedical Sciences reporting in which Italian Institution the research was carried out;

c) Letter of the Director of the Italian Institution that certifies where the research was performed;

d) Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum of the applicant, including the tax code and a small size picture of the applicant;

e) Description of the scientific activities in the biomedical field of the participant;

g) Complete list and hard copy of the scientific publications and their impact factor (2012);

The submitted applications will be evaluated by a specific Committee. The participants might be invited by the Committee to present and discuss the results of the published research. The winner will be nominated within April 21, 2014.

In previous editions of the prize, the awarded articles were published by important Journals, such as Science, Cell, and Nature. The Copernico Award cannot be cumulated with other prizes for the same published article.

The Committee judgment cannot be appealed. Web site: www.preminattacopernico.it

Ferrara, January 20, 2014.

The President of the Committee

Prof. Pietro Dalpiaz

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