Thesis awards 2017

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Thesis award of the Netherlands' Society for Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering

 

Background

 The thesis award is granted each year for the best PhD thesis in the area of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering.

 Award

 The award consists of a certificate and a prize of €2017 to be spent at the laureate's wish.

 Judgment

 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 August 1, 2016, and August 1, 2017. The candidate, or his (co)–promotor, must be a member of the Society. The candidate is willing to present his/her work at the Dutch Biophysics conference, in Veldhoven, NL, on October 2rd, 2017, at 15.00 hrs. See the conference website for an impression:

http://www.fom.nl/live/agenda/biophysics/general-information.pag

A submission consists of a link to a pdf version of the thesis, to be sent by e-mail to:

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 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, 2017. The winner will be notified before September 7th, 2017.

 The award ceremony takes place at the Dutch Biophysics conference, Veldhoven, NL, on October 2rd, 2017, during the evening program.