The Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) recently announced a competition for student papers on the topic of data curation. “This competition has the purpose of encouraging and highlighting exemplary student research on data curation, including, but not limited to, such topics as data management planning, supporting the data curation lifecycle, metadata, data confidentiality, preservation, and cost modeling.” The competition is open to current PhD, master’s, and under graduates, and to recent graduates (graduates prior to April 1, 2013 are not eligible). Entries are being accepted from member and non-member institutions, and from US and non-US students. The first prize award will be $1,000, and second prize is $750. The deadline for entries is May 30, 2014.
For additional information about the contest, including a full listing of entry requirements and submission details, go to:
Data & Information Services Center, UW-Madison
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