Submissions Sought for Student Data Curation Research Paper Competition

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) invites original student submissions for a research paper competition on data curation.

The competition encourages and highlights exemplary student research on data curation, including, but not limited to, such topics as:

  • Data management planning
  • Support of the data curation lifecycle
  • Metadata
  • Data confidentiality
  • Preservation
  • Cost modeling

It is open to all undergraduate, master's, or PhD students, and recent graduates who graduated on or after April 1, 2013. Entrants may be from the US or outside the US.

This contest is new in 2014 and was initiated with the help of longtime ICPSR Official Representative Libbie Stephenson.

The first-place winner receives $1,000; second place, $750.

The submission deadline is May 30, 2014.

Additional information

Feb 20, 2014

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