Université Paris-Est is holding its eleventh Thesis Awards Ceremony. The event will take place at 3 pm on Tuesday 5 November 2019 in the auditorium of the Maison des Sciences de l'Environnement (House of Environmental Sciences) at Université Paris-Est Créteil.

The Université Paris-Est Thesis Awards are given out each year, for each of its doctoral schools, to reward the best work of its doctors, pre-selected from the previous year's graduates for their quality, originality and impact on society.

The awards will be presented by a Human and Social Sciences jury and a Science and Medicine jury.

Two special prizes will also be awarded:

  • The "Businesses" special prize will be presented by Descartes Développement et Innovation.
  • And for the first time, the Paris-Vallée de la Marne Agglomeration Community will be awarding the "Territory" special prize


The laureates
  • Life and Health Sciences doctoral school

Marielle BREAU (IMRB)

"Cellular senescence and pathophysiology of chronic lung diseases: application to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)"

  • City, Transport and Territories doctoral school


"Migrating close to home. Residential and migratory trajectories of middle class members in the Franco-belgian area"

  • Organisations, Markets, Institutions doctoral school


"Experiments, conception and practices of "smart meters" Linky in France, the making of society into smart meter : innovations, uses and public oppositions in the social worlds of the electric meter Linky in France"

  • Science, Engineering and the Environment doctoral school


"Cement foam stability: link with cement paste rheological properties"

  • Mathematics and ICTS


"Effective and Annotation Efficient Deep Learning for Image Understanding"

  • Cultures and Societies


"Cinematic jurisfictions and screen's imaginary court : Theory, history, poetic"


"A Crisis of modernity : science and poetry in the second half of the 19th century"

  • Territory special prize awarded by the Paris-Vallée de la Marne Agglomeration Community


"The nutrition/excretion system of urban areas: socioecological regimes and transitions"

  • Businesses special prize awarded by Descartes Développement et Innovation

Ophélie MUGEL (IRG)

"Food well-being: an interpreative research through consumers' lived experiences"

Practical information

Awards Ceremony for Theses defended in 2018
Tuesday 5 November 2019

Auditorium de la Maison des Sciences de l'Environnement
Université Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne (UPEC)
Site Campus Centre
5 rue Pasteur Vallery Radot
94000 Créteil
Métro 8 Créteil - Université