The goal of this contest is to encourage young university students to research by awarding prizes to the best works.     The General Directorate for University Policy (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport) has convened for the year 2017 the XVI University Contest “Archimedes”, this contest introduces and promotes scientific research among university students by awarding prizes to the best works. The call, which has been held since 2002, is aimed at undergraduate and master students. However, the following are not allowed to participate: finalists of previous editions of the contest, those that are currently studying or have completed PhD courses, those that are doing a second master, or those that have a degree in engineering or architecture or a degree equivalent or superior to these.

It is a great occasion to win one of the awards that amount to 25 cash prizes, ranging from € 2,000 to € 8,000, three tickets for a two-week stay in CSIC research centers, six € 2,000 awards for tutors and several prizes from collaborating entities (ONCE Foundation and Vencer el Cancer Foundation).

Those interested in participating in the 16th Archimedes Contest have time until 15:00, 11th of September for the telematic presentation of the required documentation, through the e-Office of the Department, at the electronic address https: //sede.educacion. in the section corresponding to “Procedures and Services”.

For more information go to this website: or write to the Scientific Coordinator at the email




Posted by Juan M. Corchado

Catedrático en el Área de Ciencias de la Computación e Inteligencia Artificial de la Universidad de Salamanca. Director del Grupo de Investigación BISITE // Full Professor in Area of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at University of Salamanca. Director of the BISITE Research Group

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