Open calls

Nano Center Prize for Outstanding BSc Students


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The Nano Center is introducing a unique prize, designated for outstanding BSc students who are taking an active part in a lab of our members.
Beyond recognizing the excellence of the students, the purpose of the prize is also to expose outstanding students to the activities of the Nano Center and to increase the number of candidates for the Center's MSc program after graduating their BSc.
The Center will distribute up to 12 prizes in the amount of 5,000 ILS each. The final number of prizes will be determined by the number of suitable applicants submitted.
Each PI can nominate only one applicant from his lab.

Eligibility Criteria:
• The applicant is a BSc student.
• The applicant has completely finished the first year of his/her BSc degree.
• The applicant's research is conducted in a lab of a member of the Nano Center and is Nano-related
• Minimum average grade of 85

Required Documents for Submission:
1. List of grades including the average grade
2. Research abstract (up to 1 page)
3. Letter of recommendation from the PI

Application Process:
Applications to be sent by the PI via e-mail to no later than April 7, 2022

Good Luck!

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Call for students: Nano-Art competition 2022


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The award-winning Nano-Art competition allows students to be creative not only in their research field but also in art
Atoms and molecules, natural structures or structures created because of chemical and physical processing of various materials, seen by advanced characterization equipment and by using different artistic techniques become spectacular works.
We are looking for creative work that demonstrates originality, aesthetic value and the ability to project from one area (science) to another (art) - your research work in an artistic vision.


Submissions will include:

  • High-resolution image - at least 2MB picture file, preferably 40X30 cm in size
  • Image must include a scale bar
  • Full name
  • Supervisor's name
  • Department, Telephone #, Email
  • Date taken
  • Image title (up to 5 words)
  • Figure caption: A brief description of the scientific content (1-2 sentences)
  • Personal statement: free text describing your personal view of the scientific content, as depicted in the submitted image (1-2 sentences)


Please note:

  • Submitting images, which have been submitted to previous competitions of any sort, is forbidden. This includes competitions held by HUCNN or by other organizations.
  • Prizes will be granted to selected works. Attending the closing ceremony of the conference is mandatory for receiving the prize.
  • Kindly be aware that by submitting your nano picture, you are providing the HUCNN with full rights to use it for PR publications after the event. HUCNN is eligible to publish all pictures, fully acknowledging the person that has submitted the artwork. The material may be published in prints and/or may be found on the center's website.
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