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Reminder: George Nicholson Student Paper Competition Submissions Due June 2nd

  • 1.  Reminder: George Nicholson Student Paper Competition Submissions Due June 2nd

    Posted 05-27-2022 08:08

    The George Nicholson competition is held each year to identify and honor outstanding papers in the field of operations research and the management sciences written by a student.  Papers, including title, abstract, bibliography, appendices, figures, etc., must not exceed 25 pages and are submitted and reviewed blind.  Up to six finalists are invited to present at the INFORMS Annual Meeting to be held this October in Indianapolis, Indiana (USA). Submission deadline is June, 2, 2022.

    Eligibility for applicants:

    • The entrant must have been a student on or after June 1 of the previous year (2021);
    • The paper must present original research results (a summary of multiple papers is not eligible);
    • The research must have been conducted while the entrant was a student;
    • One or more advisors may appear as co-authors of a paper, but the student's contributions must make up the majority of the paper. The advisor (or nominator) must explicitly comment upon and specify in a letter the percentage of contribution of the student;
      • in defining the problem and initiating the research that resulted in the paper;
      • in conducting the research itself that resulted in the paper;
      • in writing the paper.
    • An entrant can submit at most one paper to the competition, and the same paper cannot be submitted by multiple entrants. An entrant may appear as a co-author on another paper(s) submitted to the competition, as long as the other paper(s) is submitted by a different entrant(s);
    • The paper must not have won a prize (1st-2nd) in a previous Nicholson Competition.

    For more information about the application process, please click here

    Christy Blevins
    Catonsville MD