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Four WUR students received the Thesis Award 2021 of the University Fund

Published on
June 21, 2022

Four WUR students were awarded prizes last Friday during the award ceremony of the Thesis Award 2021 of the University Fund Wageningen. Corentin Bisot won in the field of environmental sciences with his thesis on the growth behavior of soil fungi and was honored as the overall winner.

According to the jury, Selena Koene, Carolina Sarzana and Sanne Put wrote the best theses within the domains of life sciences, social sciences and agrotechnology and food sciences.

About the Thesis Award

The Thesis Award is an annual prize of the University Fund Wageningen and is intended for WUR students who have written an excellent thesis (rated with a 9 or higher) in the master's phase of their studies. As the overall winner, Bisot received €1000 and a bronze sculpture of the 'Wageningen tree' by Sjoerd Buisman. The other three domain winners each received €500.