Nominations for the Best Paper of HEAd’23

We are proud to announce the list of papers that have been nominated as candidates for the Best Paper and Best Student Paper Awards. The nominated papers were selected based on their review scores.

The final decision will be made during the conference by the best paper committee based on the presentation and Q&A. The award will be announced and conferred during the closing session (Thursday, 22 June at 13:30).

Best Paper nominees

Plant and plan, care and grow. A hands-on exercice using the (inner) sustainable development goals to teach research methodology to final year sociology students
Rosalina Pisco Costa

Academic rankings as a source of metrics and benchmark tools for continuous improvement at Técnico Lisboa
Carlos Carvalho Carvalho, João Fernandes

Relationship between time management and class attendance in university students: clustering techniques for detection of profiles
Santiago Porras Alfonso, Julio César Puche Regaliza, Athénaïs Marianne Sauvée, Paula Antón Maraña, Silvia Casado Yusta, Joaquín Antonio Pacheco Bonrostro

The role of financial aid in college performance: The importance of class attendance, aid amount and type of aid
Isabel De Sivatte, Patricia Gabaldón

Critical analysis of the potential of social robotics in higher education for the management of illness and bereavement
Laia Riera, Francisco José Perales, Francisca Negre

Best Student Paper nominees

About change: How institutionally aligning online pedagogy, design and technology impacts higher education teachers
Paula Charbonneau-Gowdy, Caro Galdames

Insights from a transgender student in the EFL classroom: from individual perspective to institutional change
Sergio Peñalver-Férez

Ability of Spanish preservice teachers to differentiate between creative and reproductive activities in the classroom
Eva Izquierdo Sanchis, Joan Josep Solaz Portolés, Antonio Martín Ezpeleta, Yolanda Echegoyen Sanz