The European Ceramic Society


Stuijts Award

Stuijts Award

In memory of Prof. A. Leo Stuijts (1922-1982), who contributed considerably to the development of the science and technology of magneto- and electro-ceramic materials.

This award is given to ceramists belonging to a member country of the Society for outstanding contributions to ceramic science, technology and educational activities or production.

List of scientists who received the Stuijts Award.

Richard Brook Award

Richard Brook Award

This award honours Sir Richard Brook, distinguished fellow of ECerS and past editor of the Journal of ECerS, in recognition of all he has contributed to the Society.

The Richard Brook award is given to a ceramist belonging to a country outside Europe for outstanding contribution to ceramic science or technology and for enhancing understanding and collaboration within the international ceramic community.

List of ceramists who received the Richard Brook Award (International Prize).

Young Scientist Award

Young Scientist Award

The early career award shall be given every second year to a person under 40 years of age (at the date of the nomination) by reason of outstanding contributions to the ceramic sciences.

The person shall have performed the majority of the work in a European research institution and been a member of a national ceramic organization that is affiliated to the European Ceramic Society at least two years continuously at the established nomination deadline date when nominated.

List of scientists who received the Young Scientist Award.

Gian Nicolas Babini (Industrial) Award

Gian Nicolas Babini (Industrial) Award

This award honours Gian Nicola Babini, who served as President of the European Ceramic Society for two terms (1993/1995 and 2001/2005).

The Gian Nicolas Babini Award (ECerS industrial award) shall be given every second year to a person who contributed to the development of the European Ceramic Industry by an outstanding technical achievement. The achievement must represent an innovative technology or product successfully developed into a viable commercial item that demonstrates a gain to society through its diffusion and availability.

List of scientists who received the Gian Nicolas Babini Award.

Last news

May 16, 2024
New YCN Special Issue on Open Ceramics - Young Ceramists leading the Future

The special issue will accept hitherto unpublished original results submitted both in the form of full-length scientific papers and short communications, but also review papers on the topics in the list.

May 6, 2024
Results of the 1st Bioceramics Student Speech Contest

The ECerS Bioceramics Network is delighted to announce the winners of the 1st Bioceramics Student Speech Contest, which took place online from 17 to 18 April 2024!


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