The faculty of the School of Information Sciences (SIS) offer a series of awards to acknowledge student achievement. Questions about the Student Awards Program should be directed to the School Director. The following awards will be awarded at the School's Hooding and Awards Ceremony. Both awards are determined on a calendar-year basis.
Best Paper Award & Best Technical Project
The Best Technical Project Award recognizes excellence in web page design, database design, systems analysis, sophisticated use of graphics/presentation programs, or other projects demanding explicit use of information technology.
The Best Paper Award recognizes excellence in writing, research and critical thinking. The Best Paper Award is limited to research papers that contain some original contribution by the student.
Nominations for technical projects may include websites, electronic presentations (e.g., in Powerpoint), innovative applications of markup languages, etc. Software used should be identified, if relevant.
Faculty and lecturers who taught courses during the previous calendar year may submit nominations. Students may nominate their own work (or the work of other students). When all papers and projects have been evaluated by the faculty of the committee, the list will be provided to the committee chair. A paper or project can be nominated only once.