About EUNIS Best Paper Award
The EUNIS Best Paper is selected from the full papers submitted for the annual Congress. The judging panel is made up of members of the EUNIS scientific committee.
|Innovation/Imagination||An implementation of the project must have taken place and the ways in which it is innovative and different should be described. Imagination can include creative solutions to common problems or long term vision.|
|Benefits||The project must show evidence of demonstrable benefits to the target community. Types of evidence to show benefits achieved might include: case studies; institutional performance indicators; internal and external evaluations; student feedback and focus groups; system logs or other statistics and anecdotal evidence from both students and staff.|
|Technology||The technology/ies used can be proprietary, open source, cloud or self-developed, but the choice of technology must be explained and show how this technology gives added value in this context.|
|Presentation style||The paper should be interesting and readable with a well presented argument properly referenced.|
Rules for submission
The submitter must register to attend the EUNIS annual Congress and be prepared to present their work if requested to do so.
A full paper submission for EUNIS Congress (within the call for papers) is requested. Details of the submission deadlines are published on the web pages for each year’s annual congress.
The winner(s) will receive a certificate and their work will be published by EUNIS. In addition, they may be invited to present at Congress.
- 2021: COVID-19 Leap – not only digital but also pedagogical, by Suvi Valsta, Tuija Marstio, Virve Pekkarinen, and Anssi Mattila, Laurea University of Applied Sciences, Finland
- 2020: The processes behind research data management’ by Ville Tenhunen, University of Helsinki and James A.J. Wilson, University College London
- 2019 – “Letting Students Design their Own Dashboards -Learning Analytics from a Student’s Perspective” by Alena Droit and Bodo Rieger, University of Osnabrück, Germany
- 2018 – no award
- 2017 – Future challenges for quality-assured IT support through cooperative structures by Sarah Grzemski and Ingo Hengstebeck, IT Center RWTH Aachen University, Germany
- 2016 – “A secure infrastructure for mobile blended learning applications” by Marius Politze, Steffen Schaffert and Bernd Decker, IT Center RWTH Aachen University, Germany
- 2015 – “OMEGA-PSIR – a solution for implementing university research knowledge base” by Henryk Rybiński, Jakub Koperwas, Łukasz Skonieczny, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
- 2014 – “Maximizing benefits of cloud computing by collaboration“, Wouter de Haan and Bert van Zomeren, SURF, The Netherlands
- 2013 – “From a Customer-Focused to a Customer-Centric University IT“, Anne Sunikka, Aalto University, Finland
- 2012 – No contest for the Best Paper
- 2011 – No contest for the Best Paper
- 2010 – “The Mobility Project – Building network of web-servers for exchange of data on student mobility”, Janina Mincer-Daszkiewicz, University of Warsaw, Poland and “Does the Cloud have a silver lining?: The future of flexible IT service delivery“, Gill Ferrell & Patrick Bellis, JISC infoNet, Northumbria University
- 2009 – No contest for the Best Paper
- 2008 – “Secure Electronic Transcripts of Student Records”, Mikael Berglund, Umea University, Sweden
- 2007 – “Creating capability for associate support through identity management”, Dave Kerr, University of Salford, UK
- 2006 – No contest for the Best Paper
- 2005 – “EduRoam, providing mobility for users”, Licia Florio, TERENA
- 2004 – “ESUP- Portal”, Pascal Aubry, University of Rennes 1, France
- 2003 – “A Decision Support System”, Elsa Cardoso, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
- 2002 – “Experiences with Distributed Open Source Courses”, Kristi Ala-Mutka & Tommi Mikkonen, University of Tampere, Finland & “Information infrastructures, information behaviour and trust”, David K. Allen, University of Salford, UK