2015 J.M. VECIANA BEST PAPER AWARD FOR A JUNIOR RESEARCHER
Following the tradition, there will be an Award for the best paper written and presented by a junior researcher at the RENT conference. The award has been named in honour of Professor José Maria Veciana, ECSB’s First Fellow and long time member who was a dedicated supporter of junior researchers throughout his professional life.
To be eligible for this award, the paper must be authored by a student, phd student or junior researcher who has finalised his/her phd thesis within the past five years preceding the conference. Only papers which have been presented at the RENT conference, will be considered. Preferably, papers are solely authored or co-authored with junior researchers. In the case of co-authorship with a senior researcher, the junior researcher will have to be lead author and sole presenter.
The Scientific Committee will be responsible for selecting finalists and identifying the best paper(s). The award may be split between two prize-winning papers. It will be handed out at the RENT conference dinner.
Please mention if you are qualified for the award when registering.
The winners of the 2015 José Maria VECIANA award are
Sarah Davis and Breda Kenny
with the paper entitled :
“DEVELOPMENT OF THE ICT INDUSTRY IN IRELAND 1960-2010: A RETROSPECTIVE ROADMAP”