We are pleased to announce that the Forecasting 2020 PhD Thesis Award is now open. This award is for a student who has produced the best PhD thesis and made the most outstanding contributions to scientific and/or technological knowledge in the field of forecasting. All applications will be assessed by an evaluation Committee led by the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Sonia Leva.
a. The PhD thesis must be original work.
b. The PhD thesis must be defended between 1 September 2019 and 31 August 2020.
c. Applicants are required to submit the following documents:
– An executive summary of the PhD thesis in English, of around 3000 words;
– A letter from PhD supervisor recommending the candidate for consideration for this award;
– The candidate’s CV, including a list of publications connected with the thesis;
– An electronic copy of the PhD thesis.
All applications will be assessed by an evaluation committee led by the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Sonia Leva according to the following criteria:
– Quality of resume and publications;
– Relevance of the candidate and research description;
– Novelty of the candidate’s PhD thesis;
– Strength of the recommendation letter;
– Anticipated academic potential;
– Originality and impact of the research.
– Bonus (800 CHF)
Please send your applications and materials on the website by 31 October 2020. The winner will be announced on the Forecasting website by the end of December 2020.