The VNOP announces the 2024 dissertation award!

This biennial price is awarded to the best dissertation written by VNOP members, with at least one of the supervisors being also a VNOP member. Eligible are candidates who defended/are going to defend their dissertation between March 1, 2022 and March 1, 2024. The winner will receive a certificate and 250 euro.

The award will be presented during the upcoming VNOP conference, which takes place on May 30-31, 2024 at Tilburg University.

Candidates should submit the following materials before March 15, 2024 by e-mail to

  • A digital version of their dissertation,
  • A plea of one of their (co-) promotors of why the candidate deserves the award. Please visit the VNOP website for more details on this award.

We are looking forward to receiving your nominations!

Organising committee
Manon van Scheppingen (Chair)

Iris Frowijn
Jessie Hillekens
Nessa Ikani
Valentina Macias
Lisanne de Moor
Eeske van Roekel
Annet Toornstra