Undergraduate Thesis of the Year


The BSAS Undergraduate Thesis of the Year Award 2024 competition is open to universities and colleges that have students participating in animal science related courses.

BSAS Undergraduate Thesis of the Year Award 2024

BSAS Undergraduate Thesis of the Year Award 2024 is OPEN!

Do you have animal science and related subject students that deserve special recognition?


The BSAS Undergraduate Thesis of the Year Award 2024 competition is open to universities and colleges that have students participating in animal science related courses.
The award looks to acknowledge the best of undergraduate research and offers the winner the opportunity to have a summary of their work published on the BSAS website. The prestigious award aims to demonstrate the quality of animal science students and their work globally, to both academic And industry audiences.


To enter this competition, you are invited to submit up to 2 entries showcasing the highest quality theses or dissertations, submitted in 2024, from your animal science students. We are accepting theses on a diverse range of subjects, covering any species companion, livestock or zoo, in all fields of animal science.
 

SCOPE
• Areas and specialisms related to the welfare and productivity of farm animals to help produce quality, safe and environmentally sustainable food
• Animal health and welfare
• Management of equine, companion and captive zoo animals
• Only theses adhering to this stated scope will be considered

GUIDELINES
• two entries per Institution
• Open to animal science undergraduate BSc Hons students via institution entry
• Entries should relate to dissertation submitted July 2023 - June 2024
• PDF Format
• All entries must be submitted in UK English
• Entries will be shortlisted on the abstract provided with the thesis
• Entry deadline is 31st July 2024

FIRST PRIZE

1.            Opportunity to present at the BSAS Annual Conference 2025

2.           Abstract written in Proceedings

3.           Complimentary BSAS 2025 Annual Conference Pass

4.           £150 towards travel and accommodation

Thesis will be summarised for publication in the BSAS Fledgling Bytes series and a profile piece on the winner will be included in the BSAS newsletter.

Deadline: 31st July 2024

To apply please complete and return the form to: bsas@bsas.org.uk 

Previous Recipients

  • 2023: Emily Hancock - University of Nottingham

    Thesis Title: Effect of oregano oil on milk yield, methane emissions, and feed efficiency of dairy cows. Emily Hancock of the University of Nottingham secured the top spot with her groundbreaking research on the impact of oregano oil on various aspects of dairy cow performance.