2017 INFORMS Health Application Society Student Paper Competition
Submission is open through Friday, January 27, 2017
There are three conditions for eligibility:
- Entrant must have been a student on or after December 1, 2016, and the research presented in the paper must have been conducted while the entrant was a student.
- The submitted paper must present original research conducted primarily by the student. The paper can be co-authored with other individuals including the advisor(s) of the student. However, the students’ contribution must be such that they are listed as first author.
- Entrant must be a member of HAS on the date of submission (see informs.org/Community/HAS or call INFORMS Member Services at 1-800-446-3676 for information on how to become an INFORMS/HAS member).
Selection and Awards
The following submission requirements will be strictly enforced
- A cover letter
─ Prepared by the entrant in accordance with the attached template file, CoverTemplate.
─ The filename of the submitted cover letter should be EntrantLastName_CoverLetter.pdf
- The PDF paper
─ The paper should be completely anonymous. The author(s) names should not appear on the paper.
─ The formatting standards for submitting a paper to major INFORMS journals apply. See http://pubsonline.informs.org/page/mnsc/submission-guidelines
─ 36-page limit (1.5 line spacing) including the main body, figures, tables, and any appendices, but excluding the list of references. The statements of theorems, propositions, and other technical results may be given in the main body, but all proofs of technical results as well as unessential/supplementary figures/tables should be placed in appendices.
─ The filename of the submitted paper should be ShortTitleOfThePaper.pdf
- A letter from the advisor
─ Completed and signed by entrant’s advisor. See attached template, AdvisorTemplate.
─ The filename of the submitted advisor letter should be EntrantLastName_AdvisorLetter.pdf
All three items must be sent as e-mail attachments to email@example.com. Complete entries must be received on or before Friday, January 27, 2017. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. If you have already submitted to the previously posted email address, please resubmit to the updated email address.
Good luck to all entrants!
Sarang Deo (Indian School of Business) and Greg Zaric (University of Western Ontario, lvey Business School)
Co-Chairs, 2017 INFORMS HAS Student Paper Competition