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Prize for the best doctoral thesis in the framework of water in the province of Alicante

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, after meeting the evaluation committee of the Cátedra del Agua prizes of the University of Alicante and the Diputación de Alicante, the prize for the best doctoral thesis ex aequo was unanimously awarded to the researcher member of the Interuniversity Institute of Geography Rubén Alejandro Villar Navascués for his thesis entitled "Urban-tourist water supply systems and consumption trends in the coastal municipalities of Alicante (2000-2017)".

The main objective of this award is to contribute to promoting quality research activity within the framework of water and to recognize those works developed in the universities of the province of Alicante throughout the 2017/2018, 2018/2019 and 2019/2020 academic years. The evaluation criteria have been the incidence of research in the management of water resources, also considering innovation, applicability and importance for the province of Alicante, as well as the dissemination and impact of the thesis results.



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