UMB School of Economics and Business
Best master degree thesis 2008
The Master Award for 2008 at UMB has been awarded economics student Ole Lislebø from Tønsberg. The thesis focuses on Agricultural Commodities as energy carriers.
Ole Lislebø wrote a thesis on price relationships between energy and agricultural commodities. For his efforts he is rewarded with the award for best master thesis at UMB in 2008. Taken by surprise
The prize winner was very surprised when he was notified that his thesis was regarded as the best master's thesis at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB) in 2008.
- I didn´t know that I was nominated before I got a phone call with the news that I had been awarded the prize, "said a happy Lislebø.
During the matriculation of new students, Lislebø got awarded the prize along with a check of 10 000
kroner. A nice reward for his thesis which was the absolute best at UMB in 2008. Proud winner
- It is very pleased to receive this award, "said a happy Lislebø.
And he adds.
- I am proud and the award is a good recognition for the work I did during the last six months of the study. I also see this as a confirmation that what I have done something of value, "says the master student who received his master's degree at the Department of Economics and Resource Management (IØR).
There were four students work "competing" to get the Master Award for 2008. A strong thesis
The evaluation committee boasts Lislebøs thesis.
"The thesis is written in a good English language, and has a lucid and systematic development and structure. The issues raised - Agricultural Commodities as energy carriers: Price Relationships between energy and agricultural commodities - a hot topic, but sensitive a research area.
Lislebø shows an adequate understanding of the problem, and, through various statistical analysis he has evaluated the relationships between prices. The student shows an excellent ability to review and a good interpretation of the statistical analysis, and his conclusions are sober, articulate, critical and balanced. Lislebø shows a mature and humble approach to the problem and the outcome of the analysis, and he is subdued to his own conclusions. The setting committee would like to emphasize that the assignment reflects an accomplished student with a great understanding of their field, and this is an outstanding master's thesis! ", writes the evaluation committee in its decision.
The thesis is titled "Agricultural Commodities as Energy Carriers: Price Relationships Between Energy and Agricultural Commodities." Thesis is written at the Department of Economics and Resource Management (IØR). Associate Professor Olvar Bergland at IØR, has been is main supervisor.
The Nomination Committee for consideration of nominees dissertations for 2008 has consisted of the following persons:
Leader: Trine Hvoslef-Eide, Pro-Rector for Education
Scientific staff: Arne Oddvar Skjelvåg, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences
Scientific staff: His Sevatdal, Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning
Scientific staff: Bjorn Ragnvald Pettersen, Department of Mathematical Sciences and Technology
Scientific staff: Kjell Esser, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Noragric
PhD student: Stine Huseby, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences
Student: Jenny Marie Gulbrandsen, Departement of Ecology and Natural Resource Mangament
Secretary: Bodil Norderval, Department of Academic Affairs
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