UvA Thesis Prize 2023
The winner will receive 3,000 euros and the other (faculty) winners will each receive 1,000 euros. Master's students who graduated between 1 February 2022 and 1 February 2023 and who received a mark of 9 or higher (note: previously this was an 8.5 or higher) for their Master's thesis can participate in the UvA Thesis Prize 2023.
The submission deadline for the UvA Thesis Prize 2023 has closed.
Rules and regulations
UvA Thesis Prize 2023 - faculty winners announced
The reading committees of the seven faculties have chosen their faculty winners, who have written the best theses of Academic Year 2022 - 2023.
Economics and Business
Lily Davies - Selection into COVID-19 Support? Evidence from Machine Learning
Faculty of Humanities
Tijmen van Voorthuizen - 'Niet onze omgeving maakt ons Homo-Sexueel': Ervaring van homoseksualiteit in Amsterdam, 1890-1940
Faculty of Medicine
Titia Sulzer - The effect of prophylactic cerebrospinal fluid drainage (CSFD) on spinal cord ischemia (SCI) in patients undergoing four-vessel fenestrated endovascular aneurysm repair (FEVAR)
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Marcio Joseph - Devotees of the Fire: Faith, Freedom and Subjectivity in a Spiritual Community
Faculty of Science
Milo Cornelissen - Incorporation of Directional and Quinone-Functionalized Macrocycles in Covalently Synthesized Rotaxanes
Amsterdam Law School
Julie Davis - Forgetting What You Can Not Carry: Should International Criminal Law’s Legal Obligations to Victims Include a Public Right To Remember?
Faculty of Dentistry
Kübra Andas, Compomers for the restorative treatment of dental caries in primary teeth: an umbrella review
These seven alumni will each receive 1.000 euro during the prize ceremony of the UvA Thesis Prize 2023, on Tuesday 27 June from 5 pm onwards, in SPUI25. During this ceremony, presented by writer Abdelkader Benali, the grand prize winner will be announced. They will receive 3.000 euro on top of the faculty prize. The grand prize winner is elected by the jury, which consists of the deans of the seven UvA faculties.
Winners of the UvA Thesis Prize 2022
In 2022, as a very special exception, the jury chose two UvA Thesis Prize winners: Oliviero Nardi (Faculty of Science) and Jelmer Savelkoel (Faculty of Medicine/Amsterdam UMC). Oliviero received the prize for his thesis A Graph-Based-Algorithm for the Automated Justification of Collective Decisions. And, Jelmer won the prize for his thesis A call to action: time to recognise melioidosis as a neglected tropical disease.