C-Therm Announces 2nd Annual Travel Bursary Fund
April, 2010 – FREDERICTON, New Brunswick, CANADA – Adam Harris, Managing Director for C-Therm Technologies Ltd. announced a call for applications for the second annual travel bursary fund for students pursuing work in the field of thermal conductivity analysis. Harris commented, “this is the second year we’ve offered the travel bursary program and we felt it was important to continue to financially support our emerging scientists in the field of thermal conductivity analysis.”
The program is open to all masters or PhD students affiliated with an accredited post-secondary institution. The travel bursaries provide up to $1,200 in travel reimbursement to those approved, capped at 75% of costs. Eligible costs include conference registration, air fare, mileage, hotel and meals. Students must be presenting a paper, poster or leading a technical discussion on their work in thermal conductivity analysis to be eligible for the program. The program allows for flexibility in the selection of the student’s desired conference, with strongest consideration given to those pursuing participation in the International Thermal Conductivity Conference, and the Canadian Thermal Analysis Society or North American Thermal Analysis Society (NATAS) annual meetings.
The work presented should be focused on thermal conductivity analysis or incorporate it as a key component to the topic matter discussed. Preference is given to those specifically working in advancing applications of the modified transient plane source method for thermal conductivity analysis.
Interested applicants can submit their application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should include:
- Statement of interest from applicant
- Abstract of work to be presented
- Travel budget
- Letter of support from a faculty member or manager supervising the research
Any financial support is dependent on C-Therm’s prior written approval and C-Therm reserves the right to revoke sponsorship for non-performance of duties or any behaviour reflecting poorly on the organization. Recognition of C-Therm’s contribution in sponsoring presentation of the work is to be made with placement of the C-Therm Logo in presentation or otherwise referenced.
About C-Therm Technologies Ltd.
Established in 2007, C-Therm Technologies Ltd., located in Fredericton New Brunswick, Canada, provides non-destructive, thermal sensor technology solutions for R&D, production and quality control applications. The patented platform technology delivers fast, accurate measurement of thermal conductivity and thermal effusivity in seconds. To find about more about C-Therm Technologies Ltd’s. products and applications, visit their website at www.ctherm.com.
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