Call for Best VPHi Thesis Award in In Silico Medicine 2024

Application deadline 31 March 2024 - for theses defended between 1 Jan 2023 and 31 Dec 2023

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 2024 VPHi Conference that will be held from the 4th to 6th September 2024 in Stuttgart.

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 1/1/2023 and 31/12/2023 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:

1. if you are affiliated to either an ordinary or a supporting member and you have activated your VPHi 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 and be able to take advantage of all the initiatives available for our members (awards, discounts, events...) If you still haven't done it, please register from here:

2. if you have already applied for a student membership and paid your membership fee for 2024 (check you personal area by logging in here)

For any further questions, please contact

Deadline: The application should be sent by 31 March 2024

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