Thesis Award 2015

Thesis award of the Dutch Society for Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering

Background

The thesis award is granted bi-annually for the best PhD thesis in the area of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering.

Award

The award consists of a certificate and a price of €2015 to be spend at the laureate's wish.

Judgement

The research will be judged on the basis of:

  • New insights obtained by this work 
  • Scientific quality 
  • Presentation 
  • Accessibility for non-specialists

Candidacy

Candidates have obtained their PhD degree at a Dutch university, on research in the area of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering. The PhD ceremony must be between October 1, 2013, and August 1, 2015. The candidate, or his (co)–promotor, must be a member of the Society. The candidate is willing to present his work at the Dutch Biophysics conference, in Veldhoven, NL, on September 28th, 2015, at 15.00 hrs.

A submission consists of a link to a pdf version of the thesis, to be send by e-mail to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In addition, the candidate must submit a motivation letter of at most 1 A4, describing why his/her work is important, and why it deserves this award. The list of candidates will not be made public.

Jury

The jury will be appointed by the board of the Society.

Time schedule

Candidates must submit their thesis before July 1, 2015. The winner will be notified on September 7th, 2015. The award ceremony takes place at the Dutch Biophysics conference, Veldhoven, NL, on September 28th, 2015, during the evening program.