Alberto Fernández Mort, phD student of the UCN, in co-supervision with the University of Complutense, Madrid, was awarded the first price of research for his paper entitled « Fernández-Mort, R. Riquelme, A. M. Alonso-Zarza, E. Campos, T. Bissig, C. Mpodozis, S. Carretier, C. Herrera, M. Tapia, H. Pizarro, and S. Muñoz (2018). A genetic model based on evapoconcentration for sediment-hosted exotic-Cu mineralization in arid environments : the case of the El Tesoro central copper deposit, Atacama Desert, Chile. Mineralium Deposita. https ://doi.org/10.1007/s00126-017-0780-2. »