Again this year (for the 12th time), SAS Research & Development has funded two $5,000 research grants, to be awarded by the International Institute of Forecasters.
Criteria for award of the grant will include likely impact on forecasting methods and business applications.
Consideration will be given to new researchers in the field and whether supplementary funding is possible.
- The application must include: Project description, letter of support, C.V., and budget for the project.
Applications should be submitted to the IIF office by September 30, 2014 in electronic format to:
Pamela Stroud, Business Director, email@example.com
For more information: forecasters.org/grants-and-research-awards
See Pamela's IIF blog for information on 2013 grant winners Jeffrey Stonebraker (North Carolina State University, USA) and Yongchen (Herbert) Zhao (University at Albany, USA). The more information link also provides details on past grant recipients, including such forecasting royalty as Robert Fildes, Dave Dickey, Sven Crone, Paul Goodwin (who delivered the inaugural Foresight/SAS Webinar last year), and Stavros Asimakopoulous, who is delivering the July 24 (10am ET) Foresight/SAS Webinar on the topic of forecasting with mobile devices.
In addition to his recent article in Foresight, Stavros has also posted "Forecasting in the Pocket" on the SAS Insights Center.