Since 2013, MAX IV Laboratory presents the MAX IV Best Thesis Award to the best doctoral thesis based fully or partially on research performed at MAX IV Laboratory. This year, PhD theses presented after August 2015 are eligible for the award.
Jonas Engqvist received UM17 Best Thesis award for Mechanical behaviour of glassy polymers: experiments and modelling at the User Meeting, March 13-15, 2017 in Lund. Jonas was given the opportunity to present his thesis work verbally at the Users Meeting.

Katarina Koruza received the UM17 Poster prize. Katarina also had the opportunity to give an oral presentation at the User Meeting.