Launched in 2015, the "Prix CCR Cat Nat" rewards a doctoral thesis in the area of knowledge of natural disaster risks as well as the application of such knowledge to insurance and to risk prevention.
With this initiative, CCR seeks to encourage and support a doctoral thesis in this area that constitutes innovative, detailed and original research. The thesis must enable a profound comprehension of the theoretical and pragmatic aspects of the topic.
Open to applicants from all European countries, the CCR Outstanding Thesis Award is given in recognition of a winner chosen by a jury composed of university academics, research and insurance sector experts and CCR representatives.
To be eligible, applicants must have defended a thesis between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017.
The award is to be presented at the 9th annual Journée CCR Cat in June 2018. On this occasion, the award recipient will present his or her thesis and receive a cash prize of 5,000 euros. The winning thesis will then be made available on the CCR corporate website.
Applications are closed for 2018.
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