The division of nuclear physics (dnp) of the canadian association of physicists (cap) is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2012-13 dnp thesis prize is paul ej finlay dr finlay was awarded his phd by the university of guelph in 2012 for the work “high-precision half-life and branching-ratio measurements for the superallowed β+ emitter. Thesis prizes and contests the award for excellent phd thesis is offered for the purpose of encouraging and rewarding outstanding research in psychology the prize is determined by a sub-committee established the department of electrical engineering and computer science is proud to present the following awards for sm and phd theses. Prize for doctoral theses this program is a codesria initiative launched in 2002 which aims to encourage research at postgraduate level in africa. The epsrc doctoral prize helps universities retain and recruit the best phd students receiving epsrc support to increase the impact of their phd, and to improve retention of the very best students in research careers. Last week john nash, the nobel prize-winning mathematician, and subject of the blockbuster film a beautiful mind, passed away at the age of 86 he died in a taxi cab accident in new jersey days later, cliff pickover highlighted a curious factoid: when nash wrote his phd thesis in 1950, non. The thesis & dissertation prizes are distributed by the faculty of graduate studies and phd theses from the graduate researchers awarded thesis prizes. Chancellor's prize the chancellor's prize for excellence in the phd thesis is awarded each year to up to six nominees a seventh award may be made to an indigenous student.
Student recognition a brilliant and much-loved phd student whose the computer science master's thesis prize is awarded for the. There is a reason why supervisors are pedantic if we are not, the postgraduates will live with the consequences of “major corrections” for months the other alternative, besides being awarded the consolation prize of an mphil, is managing the regret of three wasted years if a doctorate fails. Studiesinhighereducationvolume27,no4,2002 ‘it’saphd,notanobelprize’: howexperiencedexaminersassess researchtheses gerrymullins adelaidegraduatecentre,adelaideuniversity,australia. Dr samuel lara-avila has been awarded the arne sjögren prize for most innovative phd thesis in the area of nanoscience and nanotechnology at chalmers in 2012, for his thesis “magnetotransport characterization of epitaxial graphene on sic.
Prize-winning theses in the department of sociology an incomplete list, 1978-present 1995 cintron, leslie phd candidate waters, mary professor 1996 hoopes. The winner of the first prize for ‘most outstanding phd thesis’ receives € 2000 to be considered for the phd thesis awards 2017. Best phd thesis prize uaces awards a prize annually for the phd thesis that has made an original and promising contribution to research in the area of contemporary european studies in the previous year scroll down for competition rules. Although his thesis wasn’t the reason he won a nobel prize for physics, it is very popular in the physics community after all it’s the work of master “feynman” 6.
Starting in 2017, the iaa will award €1,500 to the best recent phd dissertation in assyriology and mesopotamian archaeology (the dissertation must have been completed within two calendar years prior to the date of submission. Ten prizes are now available for theses, six at the phd level and four at the master's supervisors and professors are invited to submit students nominations if the unit offers both a master's with thesis and a phd program, one nomination at. The department of architecture sponsors a number of special awards and travel fellowships throughout the year these include, but are not limited to, travel opportunities to support thesis or dissertation research, participation in a conference (for phd students only), and six-month internship opportunities to work abroad in an architectural firm. Icourts phd in law program overview aaron gordon: an empirical appraisal of the liberty of contract 2017 janda prize winner for best honors thesis.
The economic history society has introduced an annual prize of £1,000 for the best doctoral dissertation in economic and/or social history eligible candidates can be nominated by a dissertation supervisor or an examiner. For english graduate studentsspring 2015 through autumn 2015deadline for submissions: february 29, 2016, excepting digital media awards, due march 11, 2016recipients of the paper and dissertation prizes are recognized during the department of english's annual awards ceremony in april.
An anonymous reader writes a phd thesis based on star trek has won an australian university's top academic prize dr djoymi baker's 90,000 word dissertation 'broadcast space: tv culture, myth and star trek' was awarded the university of melbourne's chancellor's prize for excellence in the phd. The fens-kavli network of excellence mentoring and phd thesis prizes are awarded in the even years at the fens forum. The thesis, written under the supervision of doctoral advisor albert w tucker, contained the definition and properties of the nash equilibrium, a crucial concept in non-cooperative games it won nash the nobel memorial prize in economic sciences in 1994.
The international astronomical union (iau) phd prize, created in 2016, recognizes outstanding scientific achievement in astronomy around the world. The work of john nash in game theory nobel seminar, december 8, 1994 in my discussion of the thesis itself, i shall try not to duplicate observations. Phd thesis prize the deadline academic fields worth more of material you need as a paper the time delivery of view academic papers of writing with full spectrum of writing. Thomas j whittles, who completed his phd in the department of physics and the stephenson institute for renewable energy, has been awarded the prestigious springer thesis prize thomas’s thesis focused on photovoltaic materials for harnessing solar energy and it will now be published in the springer theses series.