The Nottingham Prize
Competing for the Nottingham Prize
The committee requests that a paper submitted for competition have no more than two authors: the student and his or her PhD advisor. If the PhD adviser is not a co-author, his or her name should be provided. The committee will select a set of finalists based on the Nottingham Prize competition packet and tentatively plan to inform all applicants of their status on or around May 12, 2017. The registration fee will be waived for those who are selected as finalists.
All Nottingham contestants must complete and submit the registration form. They must also submit:
A regular one-page abstract submitted as a Word document for easy compilation. The competitor’s name should be marked with an asterisk (*), and the accompanying footnote should read, “Nottingham Contestant.” (Download Word Template)
A Nottingham Prize competition package submitted as a single PDF file, including:
A cover letter indicating your interest in the Nottingham Prize competition. Include in the letter expected thesis submission and graduation dates.
A brief vita.
An extended abstract of approximately 1,500 words. (Download Word Template)
These items should be sent as email attachments to: Zhiqiang@pdx.edu. The subject line of the email should start with “PEC2017 Nottingham.”
We will accept abstracts until Monday, May 9, 2017. Although the competition will be judged largely onthe oral presentation, Nottingham Prize competition package is needed to provide additional information to the judges to select the finalists. Submission of a thesis or of a manuscript to be published is not acceptable. The committee will limit the number of competitors to those who can be accommodated in one day of presentations and on a first-come, first-served basis.
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