The UKeiG Tony Kent Strix Award
The UKeiG Tony Kent Strix Award is given in recognition of an
outstanding practical innovation or achievement in the field of
information retrieval. This could take the form of an application or
service, or an overall appreciation of past achievements from which
significant advances have emanated. The Award is open to individuals or
groups from anywhere in the world. The deadline for nominations is
Friday 24th August 2012.
Nominations should be for achievement that meets one or more of the
* a major and/or sustained contribution to the theoretical or
experimental understanding of the information retrieval process;
* development of, or significant improvement in, mechanisms, a product
or service for the retrieval of information, either generally or in a
* development of, or significant improvement in, easy access to an
* a sustained contribution over a period of years to the field of
information retrieval; for example, by running an information service or
by contributing at national or international level to organisations
active in the field.
Key characteristics that the judges will look for in nominations are
innovation, initiative, originality and practicality.
Nominations for the 2012 Award are now invited.
Full details for nominations can be found at
The UKeiG Tony Kent Strix Award is sponsored by ASLIB: The Association
for Information Management.