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Reading up on competition winners

This year’s Materials Literature Review Prize has been awarded to Yi Zhang, a PhD student at the University of Cambridge. He won £350 for his assessment of the literature on inhomogeneous deformation in metallic glasses. His entry will appear in Materials Science and Technology (MST). Peng Zeng, a PhD student at the University of Sheffield was commended for her review on biocompatible wear resistant ceramics for total hip replacements. Zeng received £100.

The Institute’s Literature Review Prize encourages students to produce definitive, critical reviews of literature as an essential part of study for a higher degree. It makes the best of these available to a wider readership through publication. The Prize is open to postgraduates studying for a materials science and engineering related qualification at a UK institution.

The deadline for entries for the 2008 competition is 31 August 2007. Candidates must submit:
  • a 500 word extended abstract for a literature review associated with a materials related higher degree project
  • an outline for the review including section and subsection headings
  • a brief biography
  • a statement of support by the candidate’s supervisor.
Full submission details can be found here or by contacting Joanne Crocker, tel: 0207 451 7308.

Date Posted: 10 July 2007

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