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COST invites researchers throughout Europe to submit proposals for research networks and use this unique opportunity to exchange knowledge and to embark on new European perspectives. A continuous Open Call for Proposals is used to attract the best proposals for new COST Actions.
Deadline: Friday 27 September 2013. For more information, see http://www.cost.eu/participate/open_call
Litwin Books, LLC offers a yearly award of $1,000 for Ongoing Doctoral Dissertation Research in the Philosophy of Information.
The award shall consist of $1,000, given annually to a graduate student who is working on a dissertation on the philosophy of information (broadly construed). The purpose of this award is to encourage and support scholarship in the philosophy of information.
Nominations should be submitted via email by June 1. For more details please see http://litwinbooks.com/award.php
The Info-Metrics Institute is pleased to announce the creation of the Halbert L. White, Jr. prize in memory of one of the Institute's founding Board members who passed away on March 31, 2012.
The prize is intended to reward outstanding academic research by an early career scholar in the field of info-metrics and carries an award of $2000 to be conferred either to an individual or shared among joint recipients. A maximum of one prize will be awarded each year; with recipients to be announced no later than August 31st. The award ceremony will occur at the first Info-Metrics meeting (conference or workshop) following the announcement of the award recipient.
The annual Info-Metrics prize will be given for the best recent published work, in any academic discipline, that is deemed likely to bring important advances to multiple academic disciplines in the area of info-metrics (the science and practice of inference and quantitative information processing).
All topics within the field of info-metrics are eligible, regardless of discipline. The deadline for nomination is June 30. Self-nomination is not allowed. For more information, see http://www.american.edu/cas/economics/info-metrics/prize.cfm