Best Master Prize

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Best master’s thesis award 2020

This year's best master’s thesis award was given to Karin Urfer for her work entitled "DNA barcoding and morphological analyses uncover large intraspecific variation in the crab spider Synema globosum (Araneae: Thomisidae) ", conducted at the Naturmuseum St. Gallen.


The SSS wants to encourage brilliant young scientists in their early career and therefore set up a yearly prize that will reward an excellent contribution in the field of systematics at the level of a Master thesis.

See details in the document below.

Deadline for next submission: September 30

Synema globosum
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the crab spider Synema globosum