Call for nominations - Fifth Erwin Felix Lewy Bertaut Prize

The European Crystallographic Association (ECA) and the European Neutron Scattering Association (ENSA) announce the call for nominations for the Fifth Erwin Felix Lewy Bertaut Prize in honour of the late Erwin Felix Lewy Bertaut, and in memory of his scientific achievements and cornerstones in crystallography and in neutron scattering.

The prize is awarded to a young European scientist, with a career extending 5 to 8 years after thesis defence, in recognition of notable experimental, theoretical or methodological contributions in the field of analysis of matter using crystallographic or neutron scattering methods.

Nominations for the prize may be submitted by European scientists as individuals (selfnomination excluded) or on behalf of a group. Nominations should include the motivation for the award, a brief curriculum vitae of the nominee and a short list of major publications. Letters of support from authorities in the field are accepted. Nominations for the prize will be treated in confidence and although they will be acknowledged there will be no further communication. Nominations are to be addressed in electronic form to Andreas Roodt ( or Michael STEINER (

The call for nominations for the Fifth Erwin Felix Lewy Bertaut Prize is open until 31st March 2012 . It will be awarded at ECM27 (27th European Crystallographic Meeting) in Bergen, Norway, 7th – 11th Aug 2012.

For more information please see the ENSA website.