Organisation - January 6, 2010

Best thesis cover

The winner of the prize for the best PhD thesis cover, Joris Sprakel, received a print from illustrator Henk van Ruitenbeek on Tuesday 29 December.

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Sprakel's thesis, which the jury pronounced the best of 2009, was about paint. Van Ruitenbeek's picture reflected the themes of both the thesis and the competition: he showed Sprakel designing himself. The prizewinner will take the picture back to Harvard, where he now works.

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