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Dean's Award for the Dissertation thesis

Conditions of the award:

  1. The thesis is written and defended in English, a substantial part of it is presented at an international conference.
  2. At least one opponent is from a prestigious foreign site (e.g. university with better position in the ranking than CTU). The opponent was present at the dissertation defense.
  3. The thesis is based on at least two articles published in journals with impact factor above the median field, whereas the awarded person is a main author of at least one of them (for dissertations passed within half a year after the standard period of study it may be replaced with an acceptance for publication).
  4. The publication has foreign responses in WoS (not applicable for dissertations passed within half a year after the standard period of study). This condition can be replaced with another type of prestigious response, for example Best Paper Award of prestigious international conference or massive citation in Scopus and Google Scholar.

The Award is given to thesis, which accomplishes all above-mentioned conditions.

The prize may be awarded even for a thesis of excellent quality admittedly not meeting all the conditions above.

The author of the award-winning work and his supervisor or supervisor specialist receive honorable mention of the Dean and financial reward. The prize is passed at a meeting of the Scientific Council.

The thesis is proposed for awarding to a Dean by a Chairperson of the committee for dissertation defense, the head of department or the vice dean for science.

The proposer should prepare a short explanation highlighting benefits to the field and originality of the work.

The thesis defended in 2013 may be proposed until November 5, 2013.

Responsible person: RNDr. Patrik Mottl, Ph.D.