The organising committee of the 3rd IIR International Conference on Sustainability and the Cold Chain has announced the introduction of an award for the best paper by a student author at the 2014 event.
The prize will be awarded for each of the conference themes and the winner will receive a £200 cheque.
Judith Evans, chairman of the conference organising committee explains why the award has been introduced: “There are many fantastic young students involved in our industry and we hope this award will encourage them to participate in this major international conference. It is a great opportunity to showcase their research and start developing a network of international contacts”.
The Award is open students, undergraduate or post graduate, who are registered with an educational centre on the 1 March 2014. Full details of the award and how to submit an abstract can be found at www.iccc2014.com. The deadline for student abstracts is 1 December 2013.