Best VPHi Thesis Award in In silico Medicine

The VPH Institute has instituted the “Best VPHi Thesis Award in In Silico Medicine” that will be assigned for the first time during the VPH2018 conference in Zaragoza (5-7 September 2018).

The goal of this initiative is to reward individuals for outstanding achievements during their PhD thesis based on:

  • Capacity or knowledge gap
  • Methodological Approach
  • Research outputs
  • International integration

The award consists of a money price of 1000 €. The winner will also be invited to give a lecture for the VPH Webinar Series:

A dedicated award committee, composed by both academia and industry representatives, will be established, chaired by Jerome Noially (UPF) from the VPHi student committee.

Participation rules:
Only theses defended between 1/1/2016 and 31/12/2017 will be considered for the award. Each participant will have to submit:

  1. A 4-page curriculum vitae
  2. A full overview of publications (journal, conference etc.)
  3. A recommendation letter by the student’s supervisor detailing why theapplicant is a deserving candidate
  4. A 2-page research summary including
    • Scientific question addressed in PhD
    • Technologies used/developed
    • The most important research results
    • Novelty
    • Impact
    • Future steps
  5. The PhD diploma in pdf format (or a certificate if the diploma has not yet been delivered)
  6. A pdf document of the complete final PhD thesis (max 10 MB).

This information will have to be sent by email to: Please name all your documents:  lastname_name initial_documentname.pdf

Are you a VPHi student member?

You are considered a rightful student member, if you:

1. Are affiliated to either an ordinary or a supporting member. Please check if your institution is in the list:

2. Have already applied for a student membership. Your name in this case should appear here:

If you are not a member yet and you wish to apply now, the VPHi student membership comes at a symbolic cost of 10 € per year. Please fill up this form to process your application: any further questions, please contact

Deadline extended: The application should be sent by 22 August 2018.

You can download the participation rules from here

Date: 12/07/2018 | Tag: | News: 812 of 1588
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