There are 3 Phd positions available and one Postdoc position available within the project “Digital Crossings in Europe: Gender, Diaspora and Belonging”(CONNECTINGEUROPE). This project is funded by the European Research Council (ERC), by way of a Consolidator Grant awarded to the principal investigator (PI) Prof. dr. Sandra Ponzanesi (Professor of Gender and Postcolonial Studies, Utrecht University, the Netherlands) and will be running at Utrecht University, the Netherlands from 2016-2021.
Continue reading Digital Crossings in Europe: Gender, Diaspora and Belonging – Open Positions PhD and PostDoc
Call for Papers
BOBCATSSS: January 27-29, 2016
Deadline for abstract submission: September 15 2015
BOBCATSSS 2016 explores the main theme of Information, Libraries, and Democracy through several key topics: The Role of Libraries in Democratic Cultures, Intellectual Freedom and Censorship, Libraries, Open Access and Open Data, and Protecting Privacy. Continue reading BOBCATSSS – LYON 2016
we are happy to present you the summer newsletter of the European Student Chapter.
Topics of ESC_Newsletter_Jun15 are:
– the ESC community – membership, election of the ESC board in Semptember
– “I was at..” – four students report on their conference attendance
– the ASIS&T Annual Meeting 2016 in Copenhagen
– News on upocoming events, conferences and awards
– Information on our YouTube channel
Download the ESC_Newsletter_Jun15 as PDF.
Have a nice summer
Your ESC board
The Advisory Board announces the following two competitive awards for 2015:
- The ASIS&T History Fund Research Award
- The ASIS&T History Fund Best Paper Award
Webpage for the awards and submission link here: https://www.asist.org/about/awards/history-fund-awards/
Continue reading Competetive Awards for 2015
ASIS&T has a new face. Please help us to improve our work, give us feedback on the new website and win a free one year ASIS&T student membership!
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2015
The Special Interest Group for Information Ethics and Policy (SIG-IEP) (formally SIG-IFP) is proud to announce its first Best Student Paper Award. The winner will receive a Best Student Paper award and a $200.00 cash prize. Continue reading SIG-IEP Best Student Paper Award
ESRC Collaborative Studentship in climate change and technology adaptation to support service continuity and flood response and resilience
ICT and telecommunications networks form a key part of today’s critical national infrastructure, essential to proper functioning of society as well as facilitating rapid response to emergencies such as natural disasters. Climate change is causing, as a long term trend, an increase in the frequency and severity of extreme weather events in the UK. This includes, for example, flooding from surface water runoff in built environments, from rivers and from coastal surges. Technology infrastructure providers need to maintain service against this increasing risk to infrastructure assets and, equally importantly, to field-force personnel safety and ability to respond. Continue reading ESRC Collaborative Studentship in climate change and technology adaptation to support service continuity and flood response and resilience