The iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award recognizes outstanding work in the information field. Nominations are solicited from all members of the iSchools organization and judged by a selection committee drawn from leading international schools.
The winner receives a prize of $2,500, the runner up $1,000.
Current and past honorees can be viewed here.
Each member iSchool can nominate applicants for the award. The applicants should have successfully completed their Ph.D. between to the rules of the university between June 30, 2021 to October 01, 2022. The research can be on any topic in the information field, and use any methodology.
Submissions can be made on our ConfTool submission site starting September 19, 2022.
Submissions must be made by the official doctoral advisor. Individuals cannot self-nominate.
The following items should be submitted (Three PDF files in one Zip file):
Nomination Deadline: 1 November, 2022
Decision Notification: Mid-February, 2023
Awards submissions go through a two-phase review procedure. In the first phase, which is anonymous, each dissertation summary is reviewed and discussed by a team of three reviewers and one of the dissertation award co-chairs. Five dissertations are then chosen for closer scrutiny.
Judging criteria for the Award can be viewed here.
Doctoral Dissertation Award Chair
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org regarding questions about the Award or iConference 2023 in general.