The Mid Sweden University award for the best individual first or second level project/ degree work in sustainable development

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The aim of this annual award is to stimulate and draw attention to notable work in the area of sustainable development. The award is aimed at first and second cycle students at Mid Sweden University. It is awarded for the first time in 2019. 

The winner will receive a diploma as well as the award Winner of the Mid Sweden University award for the best individual first or second level project/ degree work in 20XX. The winner is invited to participate in the banquet of the Academic ceremony of the year when the award is received.  

Material to be assessed

First or second cycle independent work/degree work of at least 7.5 credits at Mid Sweden University. The work must have been done during the study year of the nomination. Doctoral theses and licentiate theses are not accepted.

Nomination

Employees and students at Mid Sweden University can nominate candidates, and it is allowed to nominate yourself. Only students whose project/ degree work has been accepted can be nominated. The nomination deadline is 31 August. Please use the link below and attach a pdf of the nominated work.  

I would like to nominate a candidate

Contact:

Please contact anna.haeggstrom@miun.se if you have any questions about the award.

Assessment criteria

Assessment criteria regarding sustainable development

Basic prerequisites that need to be fulfilled:

  • The independent work/degree work must have been done during the study year of the nomination
  • Sustainable development/ sustainability is one of the key words
  • The student/students take on problems and reflect on one of the issues/ areas of the programme and/ or professions in sustainable development

If there are no suitable candidates one year, there will be no award.

The following five assessment criteria will be given 1-7 points per category

  1. Relevance – in the area of sustainable development
  2. Result – provides understanding for sustainable development
  3. Originality –creates new knowledge in sustainable development
  4. Applicability – provides understanding for the limitations of resources
  5. Style