BIBF awards 2017: third price for student Pieter De Corte

The BIBF (Belgian Institute of Bookkeepers and Tax Experts) promotes academic research on accounting and tax related issues.  Each year three awards are provided to master theses of students, graduated in the economic field.   The master theses are evaluated by experts in the area and a jury of academics and finance professionals.

BIBF awards 2017Pieter De Corte (student TEW, Accountancy) received the third price with his master thesis “Investeren in hybride wagens: economische en fiscale analyse” under supervision of promotor Prof. Dr. Patricia Everaert.  Pieter is left on the picture.
The first price went to the Natacha Chenot and Els Matthys, also students from our Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (HW), with their thesis. “Artikel 918 B.W. mogelijkheden en gevaren”.  The supervisors were Prof. Dr. Bertel De Groote and Sarah Van Bree.

Sustainability award for Jonas Van der Slycken

The team of Jonas Van der Slycken (with Leen Bervoets and Janis Baeten won a sustainability award (‘de Groene Ruijter’).
They propose alternative ways of travelling for students and academic staff at Ghent University aiming at a reduction of the pollution caused by travelling by plane.  Next academic year (2016-2017), their campaign will be promoted  at Ghent University.

jonasMore information on ‘de Groene Ruijter’ (in Dutch)

Ph.D. Tutor Award: Patricia Everaert wins, Tom Vanacker nominated

Bart Larivière, Patricia Everaert and Tom Vanacker were nominated for the annual Ph.D. Tutor Award, elected by the Ph.D. students of the faculty of Economics and Business Administration. Their active guidance, support and constructive feedback given to Ph.D. students is highly appreciated.DSC_0600 (2)
She received the 2016 Ph.D. Tutor  Award at the Ph.D. Day on May 16th, 2016.