Call for 2023 VPHi Best Thesis Award in In silico medicine

Application deadline 31 March 2023 - for theses defended between 1/1/2022 and 31/12/2022

The goal of the Best VPHi Thesis Award in In Silico Medicine 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 prize of 1000€. The winner will be invited to give a presentation at the 2023 VPHi Summer School that will be held from the 5th to 9th June 2023 in Barcelona on “Models interoperability and reuse”.

An ad hoc award committee, composed by both academia and industry representatives, will be established, chaired by Jerome Noailly (UPF) from the VPHi Young Scientists Committee.

Participation rules:

The award candidates must be VPHi members in good standing. Only theses defended between 1/1/2022 and 31/12/2022 will be considered for the award. Each participant will have to submit:

  • A 4-page curriculum vitae
  • A full overview of publications (journal, conference etc.)
  • A recommendation letter by the candidate’s PhD supervisor detailing why the applicant is a deserving candidate
  • A 2-page research summary including
    • Scientific question addressed in PhD
    • Technologies used/developed
    • The most important research results
    • Novelty
    • Impact
    • Future steps
  • The PhD diploma in pdf format (or a certificate if the diploma has not yet been delivered)
  • A pdf document of the complete final PhD thesis (max 10 MB)
  • Proof of VPHi membership (login in your personal area on the website and download the paid invoice)

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 one of these lists:

  • If your name does not appear in the membership list of your institution, you will have to activate your membership account. This is completely free of charge and will give you the opportunity to:
    • be included in our member-only mailing list, so that you will be kept informed of all the initiatives available for our members (awards, discounts, events...)
    • appear as a formal VPHi member in our membership list. In order to do so, please go to: Click on "Personal" or "Student" (depending from your status) and select your organisation from the member list. Then fill up your data.

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

If you are not a member and you wish to apply now, please fill up this form to process your application:

For any further questions, please contact

Deadline: The application should be sent by 31 March 2023.

Date: 16/12/2022 | Tag: | News: 1398 of 1573
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