The Call for the 2015 EAPLS PhD Award is now open. See below.
PhD awards - Graduate School for the Humanities
A minimum requirement of this award is H1 in Honours.
Please complete the PhD Award form, and send back (either by mail or e-mail as detailed on the form) by the end of December each year.
EAPLS Best PhD Dissertation Awards
Every person who has presented a thesis within the ECCOMAS fields of interest and was approved by a University or a Research Organization in Europe qualifies for the Award and can submit an application. Each local ECCOMAS Member Association selects one candidate thesis according to an internally decided selection procedure. The local ECCOMAS Associations send the theses to the ECCOMAS Secretariat in Barcelona where the ECCOMAS PhD Awards Committee selects two Awardees. The selected candidates/finalists get a Diploma as the Best PhD Thesis from the local Society.
The Royal Society of Chemistry Energy Sector will award a £500 cash prize for the best PhD thesis awarded in the field of Chemistry for the Energy Sector. In 2011, Eurographics extended the Research Awards Programme by creating an additional Best PhD Thesis Award. The aim is to recognize good thesis work in Europe, to incentivize young researchers, and to offer them the opportunity to publish the state of the art section of their thesis as a STAR in the Computer Graphics Forum Journal. Eurographics annually grants three PhD thesis awards. They are jointly sponsored by Eurographics and the Computer Graphics Forum Journal.The PhD Award Sub-Committee will base their assessment on the criteria below from information provided in the candidate’s Executive Summary and supporting evidence from the PhD thesis itself. The current Call will close on November 30th, 2015. Candidates will be PhD Theses defended and mainly conducted in Europe or in countries having a Eurographics Chapter or in EG Organizational Member Institutions ( ). Theses defended and awarded the degree from May 1st, 2014, up October 31st, 2015, are eligible in this edition. The required documentation includes:
1. The Thesis in English, or a link to the corresponding entry in the EG Digital Library.
2. Names and contact details of four possible reviewers, of which at least one is not the Thesis supervisor or one of the examiners or a co-author in a publication resulting from the thesis. The connection of each possible reviewer to the Thesis (Supervisor, Examiner, Co-author, None) should be stated. The Awards Committee reserves the right to solicit reviews also from persons not on this list.
3. The submission must include a link to the Thesis pdf in the Eurographics Digital Library, Graphics Dissertation Online. Nominations must refer to Thesis documents being publicly available at Graphics Dissertation Online. Forms and procedures for submission of the thesis for archiving in the Eurographics Digital Library are available at:
4. Full CV of the candidate with explicit mention of which publications resulted from the thesis.