AWARD. Which of the theses that were defended last year at Sahlgrenska Academy do you think deserves to be recognized with the award Thesis of the Year? Please nominate by Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
The prize “PhD Thesis of the Year at Sahlgrenska Academy” has been awarded since 2009 and is funded by Dr Arnt Vestby’s Research Foundation. The purpose of the award is to recognize the contributions made by PhD students and their supervisors and to highlight particularly commendable theses within their research areas. The author of the “PhD thesis of the year” at the faculty will be awarded SEK 80 000. The winner at each institute will get a prize of SEK 30 000.
A nomination must include a statement (about half an A4 page) describing how the nominated thesis especially fulfills one or more of the outcomes for the degree of doctor listed in the Higher Education Ordinance.
The submitted nominations will be considered by a scientific committee appointed by the Council for Doctoral Education, and assessed according to the outcomes for the degree of doctor described in the Higher Education Ordinance.
Nominations can be made by any staff member at Sahlgrenska Academy as well as everyone who defended a thesis at the faculty during the year 2019. However, self-nomination is not accepted. Please submit nominations via email to email@example.com no later than on Wednesday, 19 February 2020.
The prize ceremony will be held at the end of May 2020. Questions can be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Here you can search the theses defended in 2019
(Choose the theses with the release date “4 December 2018 – 29 November 2019”)