BUP PhD Thesis Award winners 2020
The announcement of the winners of the BUP PhD thesis award, has been published in the BUP Newsletter. There, we proudly presented the winners of the BUP PhD thesis award 2020. The winners of the PhD Awards receive a prize in the form of a diploma and a sum up to 500 Euro to cover travel costs and/or accommodation for attending a research conference. In addition, BUP will also cover travel costs and accommodation for presenting the research during one of the BUP events. Read their abstracts in our Research Notes Letter.
Winner in the category of Social Sciences and Humanities
Dr. Jolita Ceicyte, Department of Strategic Management, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Thesis: Implementing Responsible Innovation at the Firm Level
The PhD thesis by Jolita Ceicyte is entitled ”Implementing Responsible Innovation at the Firm Level” and presents research on implementation of the concept Responsible Innovation (RI). RI is aimed at mitigating possible negative consequences of innovation by considering ethical and societal concerns and including a wider range of firm’s stakeholders into the innovation implementation. Quantitative research was performed at the Medical Engineering company situated in the Baltic Sea Region. According to the evaluation committee the thesis meets the criteria of interdisciplinary approach, novelty, innovation and importance for sustainable development of the Baltic Sea Region.
Winner in the category of Natural Sciences and Engineering
Dr. Vladislavs Žavtkevics, Riga Technical University, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Transport and Aeronautics, Institute of Aeronautics, Latvia
Thesis: Use of remotely piloted aircrafts (RPA) for solving the tasks of ecological monitoring of sea aquatoriumbatch reactor with anammox granular biomass
The PhD thesis by Vladislavs Žavtkevics entitled “Use of remotely piloted aircrafts (RPA) for solving the tasks of ecological monitoring of sea aquatorium” presents comprehensive research on development and application of the tools, devices and methods for monitoring the sea area to detect and control oil spills. Novelty elements of the thesis are confined in elaborating of the procedure for optimal flight route of remotely piloted aircraft which allows continuous monitoring of oil spills and development of technology and devices for taking water samples from sea aquatorium by RPA. The thesis meets the criteria for supporting of sustainable development delivering innovative, unmanned aerial platform and methodology for detecting and continuous monitoring of oil pollution of sea aquatorium.
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