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EPMA Launches Thesis Competition on powder metallurgy.

Press Release Summary:

Feb 14, 2014 - European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA) announced 2014 PM Thesis Competition at both Diploma (Masters) and Doctorate (PhD) levels. According to Thesis Competition Coordinator Joan Hallward, competition aims to develop interest in and promote powder metallurgy research. Competition is open to those who have graduated from European university and had their theses approved during 2011/2012, 2012/2013, and 2013/2014 academic years. Deadline is May 2, 2014.

European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA) - Shrewsbury, GBR

Original Press Release

EPMA Launches 2014 Powder Metallurgy Thesis Competition

Press release date: Feb 11, 2014

The European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2014 PM Thesis Competition at both Diploma (Masters) and Doctorate (PhD) levels.

“The aim of the competition is to develop an interest in and to promote powder metallurgy among young scientists at European academic establishments and to encourage research at under-graduate and post-graduate levels” explained Joan Hallward, Thesis Competition Coordinator.

The competition is open to all applicants who have graduated from a European university and who have had their theses approved during the 2011/2012, 2012/2013 and 2013/2014 academic years.  The subject must be classified under the topic Powder Metallurgy.

The prizes, sponsored by Höganäs AB, will be presented at the Opening Plenary session of Euro PM2014 Congress & Exhibition in Salzburg, Austria on Monday, 22nd September 20124.   Winners will each receive a cheque for Euros750 in the Diploma Category and Euros1,000 for the Doctorate category, with the opportunity of having their work published in the prestigious journal “Powder Metallurgy” and FREE registration to the PM2014 Congress & Exhibition.

Thesis submission deadline is 2nd May 2014 

To submit an entry or to download the 2014 EPMA Powder Metallurgy Thesis Competition brochure, please go to:

The biennial EPMA Powder Metallurgy Thesis Competition has run since 1998 and now in its 9th year.
A PDF copy of the 2014 EPMA Powder Metallurgy Thesis Competition flyer can be downloaded at
A PDF copy Höganäs AB logo, sponsor of this year’s competition, can be found here –

For any additional information regarding the above press release, please contact Joan Hallward ( at the EPMA.