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The prize is open to any person who, on 1 January 2001, will hold an appointment in the UK, either in a university or some other institution; and who is under 40 (in exceptional circumstances the Adjudicators may relax this age limit). The value of the prize is expected to be approximately £13,000; of which one third is awarded to the prize-winner on announcement of the prize, one third is provided to the prize-winner's institution (for research expenses of the prize-winner) and one third is awarded to the prize-winner on acceptance for publication in an internationally recognised journal of a substantial (normally at least twenty-five printed pages) original article, of which the prize-winner is an author, surveying the field of quantum information.
Applications (six copies), comprising a curriculum vitae, a publications list and the work or works (published or unpublished) to be considered, should be sent to the Secretary of the Adams Prize Adjudicators, Faculty Office, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 0WA (enquiries may be e-mailed to email@example.com). The deadline for receipt of applications is 31 October.
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