Aiming to stimulate the quality of PhD theses, the Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica (ITQB) awards an annual prize to the best PhD thesis resulting from research work mainly performed at the Institute. The selection of the best thesis will be made by three senior reseachers appointed by the ITQB Director, two of which external to the Institute. The panel will be chaired by the ITQB researcher. The panel will give due consideration to the reports provided by these external examiners. These reports will be requested by the ITQB Director, according to the attached model.
Students must be enrolled in, or be eligible for, one of the applicable courses in the ITQB. Furthermore, students must be of outstanding merit.