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Subject:        Fwd: The Visible Path Graduate Student Award
Date:   Sun, 10 Jul 2005 16:46:54 -0500
From:   Stanley Wasserman <[log in to unmask]>
To:     Bill Richards <[log in to unmask]>
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>>> *From: *Stanley Wasserman <[log in to unmask]
>>> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
>>> *Date: *January 19, 2005 2:43:58 PM EST
>>> *To: *[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
>>> *Subject: **The Visible Path Graduate Student Award*
>>> *Reply-To: *Stanley Wasserman <[log in to unmask]
>>> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
>>>
>>>
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>>>
>>> The Visible Path Graduate Student Award
>>>
>>>
>>> The newly-created Visible Path Graduate Student Award  is given
>>> annually to a graduate student in recognition of research at the
>>> interface between inter-organizational  science and social network
>>> analysis.
>>>
>>> The award recognizes research on organizational science, in which
>>> social networks are used to improve individual and inter-organizational
>>> performance. For example, research focusing on how people in
>>> organizations, especially corporations, use their own social networks
>>> to accelerate strategic processes with people outside their
>>> organization would be eligible.
>>>
>>> The award is for research by a graduate student and is administered by
>>> INSNA, the International Network for Social Network Analysis.
>>> Students should submit a paper (written in English)  to the committee
>>> before 1 September 2005.  The awardee will be announced later  in the
>>> fall, and  will give a formal presentation at Sunbelt 2006 in
>>> Vancouver. The paper must be written between September 1, 2004 and
>>> August 31, 2005.   Eligible students must be first (or sole) author on
>>> the submitted paper.   Letters of support should be submitted as well.
>>> Submitted papers will be evaluated by a committee of four judges; their
>>> decision will be final. Judging will be on the basis of the level of
>>> originality in the ideas and techniques, the possible applications and
>>> their treatment, and potential impact. The committee may arrive at the
>>> conclusion that none of the submitted papers merits the award.
>>>
>>> The award will made for the first time in 2005 and carries a $5000
>>> prize plus paid expenses to Sunbelt.   Funds for the award have been
>>> provided by Visible Path Corporation, New York
>>> (http://www.visiblepath.com).
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>

then add the stuff for ron burt.


thanks.




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/Stanley Wasserman/

/Sociology and Psychology/

/Indiana University/


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Bill Richards
Professor
School of Communication, Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive, Burnaby, B.C.  V5A 1S6,  Canada
Phone: 604 291-4119, secretary: 604 291-3687, home: 604 251-3272
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