Travel Awards 2019
We are pleased to announce the Risks 2019 Travel Awards for Postdoctoral students and PhD students. These awards will support travel for one postdoctoral fellow and one PhD student to present their research, in poster or oral presentation formats, at a scientific conference in 2019. The nominations and applications will be assessed by an Evaluation Committee chaired by the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Mogens Steffensen.
- Postdoctoral Fellows (within three years of receiving PhD) or PhD students involved in research on insurance and financial risk management.
- Will present their own, original work as a poster or a presentation at the conference in 2019 for which the travel award application is being made.
Applicants Should Provide:
- Outline of current and future work (maximum 500 words).
- Curriculum vitae, including a complete list of publications.
- The conference to be attended, a copy of the abstract and acceptance letter or anticipated date of decision.
- Current grant funding and travel budget, if any, and why the applicant would like the support of Risks.
- A letter of recommendation from the supervisor, research director or department head.
The Awards consist of 800 SWISS FRANCS EACH, and may be used for registration, travel, or accommodation. The awardee must provide a copy of the page in the conference program showing the abstract/presentation and meeting badge after attending the conference.
Please apply online (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/risks/awards) before 30 November 2018. The winners will be announced by the end of December 2018. And feel free to forward this email to potentially interested colleagues.
We are looking forward to receiving your applications!
Travel Award 2018
I am pleased to announce the winner of the 2018 Risks Travel Award, given toone outstanding PhD Student. We have selected Ms. Silvana Pesenti from CassBusiness School, University of London (London, UK) as this year’s recipient.
Ms. Silvana Pesenti works on the theory of uncertainty and sensitivity analysis with applications to insurance and financial risk management. She will present her research at the 10th Conference in Actuarial Science & Finance on May 30–June 3, 2018 in Samos, Greece.
Congratulations to Mr. Silvana Pesenti and thanks to all those who applied.
Travel Award 2017
I am pleased to announce the winner of the inaugural Risks Travel Award, given to one outstanding post-doctoral researcher. We have selected Dr. Héloïse Labit Hardy from UNSW Australia as this year’s recipient.
Dr. Hardy works on longevity insurance and mortality modeling, more specifically on mortality heterogeneity, cause-of-death mortality and population models. She will present her research at the 31st International Congress of Actuaries in 2018 in Berlin.
Congratulations to Dr. Hardy and thanks to all who applied.