[CALL – DL: 2014-05-30] Submissions Sought for Student Data Curation Research Paper Competition

ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) 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.


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

The submission deadline is May 30, 2014.


For details and entry forms, visit the ICPSR paper competition web page