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TWAS Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (TWAS-ROLAC)

 Dear colleague,
> The TWAS Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (TWAS-ROLAC)
> is accepting candidacies for the 2nd edition of the "Young Scientist
> Prize" in our region.
> In 2007, the prize will be awarded in the areas of Mathematics, Physics,
> Biological Sciences, and Medical Sciences.
> Applications must include a Curriculum Vitae, three letters of
> recommendation, and a description of the reasons that justify the
> candidacy, which must all be sent by electronic mail.
> Candidates must have less than 40 years of age in 2007, with at least ten
> years affiliated to an institution in countries of the region. The prize
> is recognition of contributions made by active researchers in Latin
> America and the Caribbean.
> Please send all documents by e-mail to, between
> February 26 and April 23, 2007. The announcement of the awardees will
> occur on May 15, 2007.
> The prize of US$ 2,000.00 also includes a trip to Rio de Janeiro to attend
> the annual welcome ceremony of the new members of the Brazilian Academy of
> Sciences, to be held on May 30, 2007.
> Please note that the awardees will be making a presentation of their work
> in the Young Scientists Symposium that will be held in conjunction with
> the above mentioned ceremony, on May 29th, from 8:30am to 2:30pm.
> Best Regards,
> Carlos Alberto Aragão de Carvalho
> Chief of the Regional Office