Google Research Award for prof.dr. Tom Postmes, drs. Namkje Koudenburg, and prof.dr. Gordijn
December 1, 2011 - Prof.dr. T. Postmes, drs. N. Koudenburg and prof.dr. E.H. Gordijn (University of Groningen) received a Google Research Award for their proposal "Social consequences of short delays in mediated communication: Towards a social psychological solution."
Google Research Award: the purpose of this program is to facilitate more interaction between Google and academia and also nurture stronger relations and partnerships with universities. The intent of the awards program is to support academic research aimed at improving information access (defined broadly). Google funds Research Awards unrestricted and retains no intellectual property from the research. They prefer that the results from the research are open sourced and widely published. Awards through this program are for one year in the range from $10K-$150K.