The paper "Enhancing knowledge construction processes within multicriteria decision analysis: The Collaborative Value Modelling framework", by CEGIST members Ana Vieira, Mónica Oliveira and Carlos Bana e Costa, was awarded with the Isabel Themido Award, in the latest edition of the Portuguese Association for Operational Research | APDIO Congress. The paper, published in Omega 94 (2020) 102047, proposes a new Collaborative Value Modelling framework, that combines Delphi and multicriteria decision conferencing, to build widely informed evaluation models.
Isabel Themido Award 2022 | APDIO
Best Paper Award 2022 | Society of Open Innovation
The research work "Digitalizing the Pillars of Hybrid Civic Universities", developed by CEGIST members João Leitão and Dina Pereira, within the scope of the R&I LOOP project and funding from the Erasmus+ program, was distinguished with the Best Paper Award, at the annual conference of the Society of Open Innovation (SOI), held from July 6 to 9, at Swansea University in Wales, UK. The paper revisits the traditional tripartite mission of Higher Education Institutions and, based on a systematic literature review, contributes, in an innovative way, to identify the pillars of Hybrid Civic Universities.
INFER Policy Research Award for the Best Policy Paper
The INFER Annual Conference - the main annual event of the International Network for Economic Research – took place in September 8 to 10th 2021. Professors Hugo Castro Silva and Francisco Lima, members of CEG-IST, presented the paper "The Struggle of Small Firms to Retain High-Skill Workers: Job Duration and the Importance of Knowledge Intensity” and were awarded with INFER Policy Research Award for the Best Policy Paper. This award aims to recognize papers with a clear policy focus with relevant policy implications based on an excellent research methodology.
Gold Medal of the International Society on MCDM (Multiple Criteria Decision Making)
The CEGIST researcher José Rui de Matos Figueira became the first Portuguese awarded with the International Society on MCDM (Multiple Criteria Decision Making) Gold Medal. This medal was delivered at a solemn session held on July 13, 2017, in Ottawa, Canada, and is the highest honor that the International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making bestows upon a scholar who, over a distinguished career, has markedly contributed to the theory, methodology, practice and professional development of MCDM.
Herbert Simon Award for Outstanding Contribution in Information Technology and Decision Making
Professor Carlos Bana e Costa, a researcher at CEG-IST, received the 2018 Herbert Simon Award for Outstanding Contribution in Information Technology and Decision Making, awarded by the International Academy of Information Technology and Quantitative Management (IAITQM). The award ceremony took place in Granada, Spain, in November 2019.