For the first time in GeoRaman history, we presented awards to young laser Raman spectroscopy scientists in the following four categories:
- The best oral presentation given by a graduate student:
S. I. Jaret,
"Characterizing Shock Metamorphism in Feldspar Using Micro-Raman Spectroscopy"
Emry, J. R.,
"Complementary Methods for Addressing Flourescence Issues in Raman Hyperspectral Datasets"
- The best poster presentation given by a graduate student:
"Automated and Self-Regulated Raman Spectra Acquisition for Space Exploration: Exomars RLS Instrument"
- The best oral presentation given by an early career scientist (within 5 years of the PhD):
"Disclosing the Firing Protocol of Athenian Pottery Production: A Raman and
Colorimetric Study of Replicates and Original Samples"
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Special award from the the Molecular Spectroscopy Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry , London :
The best oral and poster presentation by a graduate student in the session of Astrobiology and Paleobiology
Harris, L. V.,
"Planetary Exploration with a Raman Spectrometer: A Study of Carbonaceous Material Using Portable Instrumentation (532 and 785 nm)"
Awards were presented at the closing ceremony during the conference dinner.