Newsletter of the European Society of Rheology – October 2016

The latest Newsletter of the European Society of Rheology has be released and its content includes:

1) Abstract submission for AERC 2017
The deadline is November 15, 2016. For abstract submission and more information please visit AERC?s website directly.
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2) Call for nominations for the 2017 Weissenberg Award
The next ESR Weissenberg Award will be bestowed during AERC2017 in Copenhagen. The award is given for outstanding, long-term achievements in the field of Rheology. Only rheologists whose center of scientific activities lie in Europe are eligible, and nominations of awardees are welcome. Nominations must include:
• Brief scientific biography.
• Review of nominee?s accomplishments advancing the science of Rheology upon which the nomination is based.
• Curriculum vitae with publication list.
• Supporting letters from other rheologists, which address nominee?s achievements.
Nominations should be sent to the Chairman of the Award Committee Ole Hassager (oh@kt.dtu.dk) no later than November 30, 2016. Please do not hesitate to contact the Award Committee or the ESR President (mats.stading@sp.se) in case you need further information
3) Call for nominations for the ESR Executive Board and Nomination Board
The term of the current ESR Executive Board and Nomination Board is coming to an end during the AERC 2017 meeting. Nominations are invited for the following positions of the ESR Executive Board:
• President
• Secretary
• Treasurer
• 2 Members-at-large
as well as for the Nomination Committee
• 4 Members
Please submit your nominations (maximum 9 names for all open positions) to the Chairman of the Nomination Committee Manfred Wagner (manfred.wagner@tu-berlin viagra g.de) until November 30, 2016. The current Nomination Committee will handle the proposals confidentially and will suggest the new ESR Executive Board and Nomination Committee members for election during the Committee Meeting at AERC 2017. For operation of the ESR, see the ESR Constitution.
4) Bids for AERC 2019
The location of the Annual European Rheology Conference in 2019 will be voted on during the Committee Meeting at AERC 2017. Full proposals containing detailed information on the venue, accommodation, travel as well as the registration fees are highly welcome and should be submitted to the President Mats Stading (mats.stading@sp.se) until January 15, 2017.

5) Summer school in Romania
A Rheology Summer School is planned for June next year. It will be aimed at young researchers in rheology and it will be organized by the Romanian Society of Rheology with Corneliu Balan as chairman. More information will follow in coming Newsletters.
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