Students awarded in the Metropolis GZM competition for the best thesis
Three students from the Silesian University of Technology have been awarded in the Upper Silesian Metropolis (GZM) competition for the best BA, BSc and MSc thesis on cities and regions. Their authors received their awards during the European Economic Congress in Katowice.
In the first edition of the competition, students and graduates from the area of the Metropolis GZM submitted their theses which have been defended since the academic year 2018/2019. The topics of the submitted works could refer to any aspects related to urban development - the jury of the competition paid particular attention to issues concerning the areas and projects addressed by the Metropolis. Awards between PLN 2000 to PLN 3500 went to four people. The following laureates have been selected:
- Kuba Kopecki (Silesian University of Technology) – It has to be green. The blue-green infrastructure as an aspect of adaptation of cities to the climate crisis and development of public space in Katowice – MSc thesis
- Natalia Dwojna (Silesian University of Technology) – Selecting sites for the EV charging stations – BSc thesis
- Sara Malicka-Skrzek (Silesian University of Technology) - Accessible City - modern mobility in the context of shaping an accessible city - MSc thesis
- Wiktoria Jędrusik (University of Economics) - Housing policy on the example of the city of Katowice - BA thesis
The competition for the best theses is a part of a broader project called Metropolis of Science, which constitutes a package of financial and organizational tools to support universities in improving their educational offers and thus strengthen the role of the Metropolis GZM as an academic, research and development centre.
For more information go to Metropolia nagrodziła autorów najlepszych prac dyplomowych - Metropolia GZM