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Jan Hemelrijk Award

Call For Nominations Jan Hemelrijk Award 2017: Deadline 21 January, 2018.

In recognition of an outstanding graduation performance, the Jan Hemelrijk Award (formerly known as VVSOR Master’s Thesis Award) is bestowed each year to a master’s thesis in statistics or operations research. The prize consists of a certificate and €1000,-.

Eligible candidates are graduates from the academic years 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 that have not been nominated before. The closing date of entries is fixed at January 21, 2018.

We invite thesis supervisors to submit nominations for the VVSOR Master’s Thesis Award.
See here for the
– nomination form Master’s Thesis Award 2017
– the formal regulations
– former award winners
– the 2017 jury

The nomination form must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation. The letter should
– A description of the Master’s thesis as an original contribution to a research topic in statistics or operations research, or as an innovative application of theoretical concepts originating from
statistics or operations research
– Additional qualifications of the nominee

The nomination form, the recommendation letter and the thesis itself (in pdf-format) should
be sent to the VVSOR at thesisaward@vvsor.nl. It is possible to send the thesis by post instead; in that case, please contact thesisaward@vvsor.nl for the procedure.

The nomination has to be sent before January 21, 2018.