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Logistics Dissertation of the Year Awards

CILT sponsors the Logistics Dissertation of the Year Awards which are presented each year at the LRN Conference Dinner. 

Entry for the Logistics Dissertation of the Year Awards 2018 is now closed! Watch this space for 2019.  

The Logistics Dissertation of the Year Awards are split into the following categories:

Undergraduate 

Winner receives a framed certificate and a cheque for £250

Masters 
Winner receives a framed certificate and a cheque for £250  

Awards are open to students based at UK and Republic of Ireland universities whose dissertations have been examined and passed during the appropriate calendar year. No more than one submission per named degree course may be submitted and resubmissions will not be accepted. All submissions must be accompanied by a nomination form.

For the purpose of the Dissertation Awards, logistics is defined as:
The management, planning, implementation and control of the efficient and effective procurement, movement and storage of goods (materials, parts and finished product inventory) and services and the relation information flows between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to achieve cost-effective customer satisfaction.  

James Cooper Memorial Cup (PhD)

CILT sponsors the James Cooper Memorial Cup which is presented each year at the LRN Conference Dinner. 

Entry for the James Cooper Memorial Cup 2018 is now closed. Watch this space for 2019!

The Award, in memory of Professor James Cooper, was inaugurated in 2000. It is presented annually to students at UK or Republic of Ireland universities. The Award is for research that makes an original contribution to the field and is directly relevant to the management of logistics and distribution. Submissions must clearly demonstrate the aforementioned criteria and may be submitted by the individual or his/her supervisor.

Winner receives the James Cooper Memorial Cup (held for a year, then taken back for engraving), a framed certificate and a cheque for £250. 

2017 Winners

Congratulations go to the winners of the Logistics Dissertation of the Year Awards 2017


Undergraduate
Serena Martin, Aston University - An analysis of local foodbank logistics

Masters
Graham Kirkup, Cranfield University - Simulation modelling of blood product deliveries to hospitals in the UK

James Cooper Memorial Cup

Agustina Calatayud Ph.D, Newcastle University - Understanding connectivity to international markets: a complex network perspective


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