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Call for Proposal: The 3rd Rutgers iSchool Research Invitational for 
Master’s Students
Deadline: October 9, 2016
Notification of decision: October 12, 2016
Event: November 4-5, 2016, New Brunswick, NJ

https://goo.gl/forms/RTRuVZca4h3sBtls2

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Rutgers University iSchool invites students with in-progress and 
completed master’s degrees to the Third Rutgers iSchool Research 
Invitational. The conference focus is to showcase iSchool master’s 
student research interests (completed, in-progress and prospective 
work), and to network with our iSchool community. Attendees will present 
a research poster. They will participate in networking events such as a 
catered dinner, research presentations by current PhD students, and 
discussions with iSchool faculty. The participants will also have a 
unique opportunity to learn about Rutgers PhD program and the excellent 
benefits it offers to those interested in pursuing research in iSchools.

A complete proposal for participation requires: Poster abstracts of up 
to 500 words outlining your research interests and any results you have 
gleaned to-date, a CV, and a cover letter of introduction briefly 
describing you, your background and career plans. Applications will be 
considered by a juried panel of Rutgers faculty based upon thorough 
completion of the requested materials, depth of coverage, and fit in the 
iSchool scholarly fields.

Selected participants will be reimbursed for up to $300 for travel to 
Rutgers University. Their hotel for up to two nights, local 
transportation, and meals will also be covered.

Tentative schedule for the event:

  * Friday, November 4: Noon Lunch; Tour of Rutgers; Poster
    presentations by the participants; Dinner; Optional night out with
    current Rutgers doctoral students.
  * Saturday, November 5: Breakfast; Presentations by current students
    and faculty; Research games and exercises in groups; Lunch; Optional
    tour of the area.


Apply today: https://goo.gl/forms/RTRuVZca4h3sBtls2
For more information, contact: Dr. Sunyoung Kim ([log in to unmask])

Rutgers iSchool provides an excellent environment for research in areas 
such as

  * Human-Computer Interaction: Human factors, Health Informatics,
    Social and Ubiquitous computing
  * Human Information Behavior: Information Retrieval, Language and
    Communication
  * Information Agencies and Artifacts: Learning, Youth, Social and
    Community Informatics

The school includes world-renowned faculty who lead and teach in these 
areas. Their accomplishments are reflected in a large pool of scholarly 
publications, awards, and grants.  About the Ph.D. program: 
http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/phd-program/lis-concentration.html



-- 
Sunyoung Kim
Assistant Professor

Department of Library & Information Science
School of Communication & Information
Rutgers University
4 Huntington Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1071 USA
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http://www.sunyoungkim.org


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