In order to be eligible, PhD theses should be defended in the period from January 2016 to July 2017. The PhD topic should be related to one or more of the research areas covered by the EuroSDR commissions (see http://www.eurosdr.net/).
The award applications should consist of:
- A cover letter containing the main contribution/impact of the thesis from the perspective of national mapping and cadastral agencies (up to 500 words)
- A PDF copy of the thesis
- A certificate showing the PhD defence date
- Reviews of the thesis (if available)
The submitted application material will be evaluated by a six-member committee approved by the EuroSDR board of delegates.
The author of the awarded PhD thesis will receive an award of 500 EUR and will be invited to present his/her work at the 131st EuroSDR board of delegates meeting to be held in Helsinki from 18th to 20th October 2017.