Angel Montero Carcaboso’s research work, “Lecciones nuevas con una vieja vacuna” (New lessons for an old vaccine) is the prizewinner in the Thesis Award Competition. The Users’ Award, on the other hand, goes to, Pedro Ilundain Aranburu’s work, “Producción de pinturas vinílicas y acrílicas ecológicas” (Production of ecological vinyl and acrylic paintings).
The Thesis Award Competition organised by the Basque Research portal has been judged. This year a total of 40 theses were presented for the Award and from these the adjudication panel unanimously chose Angel Montero Carcaboso’s work as the winner of the First Prize. The thesis was, according to the panel, the best presented work for publishing.
The adjudication panel took the following criteria into account in making their choice of winner: suitability and attractiveness of the title for the thesis, writing style, the clear presentation of the main points of the thesis, the effort made with technical terms and, finally, the interest shown in the topic being publishable in more than one language. Taking these criteria into account, the theses were awarded on a scale from 0 to 100 points, with special importance being given to writing style and the ability to communicate well the essence of the thesis, independently of the theme.
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