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Willem R. van Zwet Award

Call For Nominations Willem R. van Zwet Award 2017: Deadline 21 January, 2018.

We proudly announce the Willem R. van Zwet Award, an award that will annually be bestowed on an excellent Ph.D. in statistics or operations research, obtained at a Dutch university. The prize consists of a certificate and €1000 (for the Jan Hemelrijk Award, see here).

Eligible candidates must have successfully defended their Ph.D. thesis during the academic year 2015/2016 or 2016/2017. The closing date for entries is fixed at January 21, 2018.
We invite supervisors (promotores) to submit nominations for the 2017 Willem R. van Zwet Award.
 See here for the
– nomination form Willem R. van Zwet 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 motivation: why does this Ph.D. thesis deserve an award?
– Additional qualifications of the nominee

The nomination form and the recommendation letter should be sent to the VVSOR at thesisaward@vvs-or.nl. Five (5) hard-copies of the Ph.D. thesis should be sent to the Secretary of the Jury at Drs. Sander Scholtus, Central Bureau of Statistics, Sector Procesontwikkeling en Methodologie, Henri Faasdreef 312, 2492 JP Den Haag.

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