The 2013 EYRA laureate
The EYRA 2013 (European Young Researchers’ Award) recognized researchers preparing their first PhD, who have demonstrated outstanding research performance and leadership and have incorporated a clear European dimension into their research.
The International Selection Committee appointed by the EuroScience Board has unanimously recommended to award the EYRA 2013 to:
Scientific field: Computer Science, Accessibility
Affiliation: Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
The EYRA 2013 evaluation criteria
- Scientific Quality of the research, as demonstrated by high quality publications in top-ranking journals and/or by prestigious Honours or Awards
- European Dimension, of the research and/or the research team as demonstrated in real collaboration with researchers from across Europe and/or a research question with a clear European relevance
- Inspirational team worker, as demonstrated by the role in the research team
- Communication qualities, about the research, as demonstrated by public presentations, radio/TV/journal contributions or similar activities; European exposure is a bonus.