CFP - Doctoral Forum at ISSI2005 - deadline extension

Larsen Birger blar at DB.DK
Thu Mar 10 11:27:23 EST 2005

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        Call for Participation
Doctoral Forum at the ISSI2005 conference
           24 July, 2005
         Stockholm, Sweden

*** Note that the deadline has been extended to April 1st, 2005. Please
forward this message to relevant PhD students and supervisors.

For the first time a Doctoral Forum is offered at the biannual conference of
the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI). The
Doctoral Forum at the ISSI2005 conference in Stockholm, Sweden is a chance
for doctoral students to present their research projects to senior
researchers and to their colleagues, and in return receive constructive
feedback. The primary objective of the Doctoral Forum is to provide doctoral
students with a forum to present and discuss their research projects with
senior researchers and fellow students and to develop their relationships
with other scientists.

Doctoral Forum Committee
Dr. Judit Bar-Ilan, Bar-Ilan University, Israel 
Dr. Katherine McCain, Drexel University College of Information Science &
Technology, USA 
Dr. Bluma Peritz, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Dr. Ronald Rousseau, Catholic School for Higher Education Bruges-Ostend
(KHBO), Belgium 
Dr. Henry Small, Thomson Scientific, USA 
Dr. Mike Thelwall, University of Wolverhampton, UK

Doctoral Forum Chairs
Associate professor, Rickard Danell, Umeå University, Umeå - Sweden. E-mail:
rickard.danell at 
Assistant professor, Birger Larsen, Royal School of Library & Information
Science, Copenhagen - Denmark. E-mail: blar at 

Hotel Scandic Continental 
Klara Vattugränd 4 
101 22 Stockholm 

July 24 between 9.00-17.00 

To apply to the workshop, please submit an application of 1500 words
* Description of doctoral research project - including research questions;
* Motivation for student participation at the Doctoral Forum. 

The first page of the application must contain the name, affiliation and
full address of the doctoral student including phone and fax numbers and
email address. 

The application should be electronically submitted by 1st April 2005 in
Word, RTF or PDF format directly by email to Dr. Birger Larsen, email:
blar at 

We recommend that student participation and presentation of research project
at the Doctoral Forum are credited 3 ECTS by their home department. 

We also recommend that doctoral students register for the ISSI 2005 main
conference (see
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