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Psych 2022 PhD Thesis Award
The application deadline of the Psych 2022 PhD Thesis Award has been extended. Entries will be accepted until 28 February 2023. We are looking forward to receiving applications from all over the world.
The journal Psych is inviting applications for the Psych 2022 PhD Thesis Award. This prize will be awarded to a PhD student or doctor who has produced a highly anticipated academic thesis. The applications will be assessed by an evaluation committee led by the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Thomas E. Schläpfer.
Eligibility and Requirements:
– The candidate must be a PhD student or a doctor who has produced a highly anticipated academic thesis;
– The PhD thesis must be their original work;
– The PhD thesis must be defended in 2022.
Applicants are required to submit the following documents:
– An executive summary of the PhD thesis in English of around 3000 words;
– A letter from their 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;
– A scanned copy of the PhD diploma (or certificate of studying at a school or research institute as a PhD student that is going to graduate or participate in graduation thesis defenses).
– Quality of CV 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 (CHF 600);
– Offer to publish a featured paper in Psych with the article processing charge (APC) waived before the end of 2023.
The application deadline is 28 February 2023. The winner will be announced on the Psych website by the end of April 2023.
Please submit your applications online.
Prof. Dr. Thomas E. Schläpfer
Psych 2021 Ph.D. Thesis Award
As the Editor-in-Chief of Psych, it is my great pleasure to announce the winner of the Psych 2021 PhD Thesis Award. This prize was granted to a doctor who has produced a thesis with highly anticipated academic potential.
“Wellness and distress in healthcare professionals dealing with end-of-life and bioetical issues (WeDistress HELL): An observational, multicentre, cross-sectional research project with a multimethod design” by Marina Maffoni, Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri IRCCS, Psychology Unit, Montescano Institute, Montescano, PV, Italy; Department of Brain and Behavioral Sciences, University of Pavia, PV, Italy.
The winner will receive 600 CHF and a certificate.
On behalf of the evaluation committee, I would like to congratulate the winner on her accomplishment. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all the nominated research groups of the abovementioned exceptional thesis for their contributions to Psych, and the award committee for voting and helping with this award.
Prof. Dr. Thomas E. Schläpfer