Student Call For Abstracts: Due Jan. 29

NIST News:
Fellow Students and Student Advisors:
We would like to invite you to participate of an excellent opportunity to present your work at the upcoming 26th annual meeting of the Council of Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards (CIRMS). CIRMS will be awarding up to eight student travel grant awards. These awards will cover conference registration, a one-year membership to CIRMS, and $700 to cover travel and lodging costs. 
The meeting is April 16-18, 2018 in Gaithersburg, Md., at the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST)
The abstract submission deadline is Jan. 29, 2018.
In addition, student abstracts will be selected to enter a poster presentation competition, in which prizes of $500, $300, and $200 will be given out. All work involving the use of ionizing radiation will be considered including areas such as medical physics, radiation protection, industrial applications, etc. Essays submissions discussing the project’s objectives, methods, and results are being solicited. Essays must not exceed 1000 words and may include figures and tables.  
Additional information on the CIRMS student awards program, including an abstract template, and how to submit an essay online can be found at the following web link: Please submit online an essay before the deadline at
A preliminary agenda of the meeting is available at and is being updated weekly.
For questions, contact Renata Freindorf at or 972.883.5772.