Awards, Grants, Keynote addresses

Keynote addresses

  1. Mergel, I.: Digital transformation in the public sector as a stimulus for the German Armed Forces - Digitale Transformation der öffentlichen Verwaltung als Impuls für die deutsche Bundeswehr, invited: (Aus)Bildungskongress der Bundeswehr 2017, September 12-14, 2017, Helmut-Schmidt-Universität / Universität der Bundeswehr Hamburg, Germany.
  2. Mergel, I.: Keynote address: Big Data in Public Affairs, invited: European Group of Public Administration Annual Conference 2017, August 30-September 1, 2017, Milan, Italy.
  3. Mergel, I. :1. Open Government Tag Stadt Konstanz, July 6, 2017, Konstanz, Germany.
  4. Mergel, I.: Expert hearing: German Parliament, committee digital agenda: "Modern State - Opportunities of Digital Government", June 21, 2017, Berlin, Germany.
  5. Mergel, I.: Keynote address: Digital Transformation in the Public Sector, International Conference for E-Democracy and Open Government 2017, CEDEM 2017 conference, May 17-19, 2017, Krems, Austria.
  6. Mergel, I.: Keynote address: Open Innovation in the Public Sector, presented at Effizienter Staat Kongress, April 2012, Berlin, Germany.

Awards

  1. 2016: Citation of Excellence winner for "A Three-Stage Adoption Process for Social Media Use in Government" - Public Administration Review”, awarded by: Emerald Group Publishing for highly cited papers
  2. 2012: Winner ARPA Best Article Award 2012 for Binz-Scharf, Maria Christina, David Lazer, and Ines Mergel (2012). Searching for answers: Networks of practice among public administrators. American Review of Public Administration 41(2):202-225.
  3. 2010: Winner Best Article PA Times 2010 for: Government 2.0 Revisited: Social Media Strategies in the Public Sector, in: PA Times, American Society for Public Administration, Vol. 33, No. 3, p. 7 & 10. 

Grants

  1. European Commission H2020 Project Co-VAL: Understanding value co-creation in public services for transforming European public administrations, €4,461,508.75 (UKON part €406.000), start date: November 1, 2017.
  2. Teaching grant, MWK gefördertes Projekt „Lernen und Lehren in der dritten Dimension“ (Learning and Teaching in the third dimension), University of Konstanz, 2017-2018, €2.507
  3. European Commission: Innovation outcomes of open data in the public sector, 2017, €9.000
  4. Committee on Research (AFF), University of Konstanz, Research project support, 2016-2018, €16.000
  5. Committee on Research (AFF), University of Konstanz, Start-up funding for EU proposal, 2016, €5.850
  6. IBM Center for the Business of Government, Research stipend: Digital Transformation, 2016, $20,000
  7. IBM Center for the Business of Government, Research stipend: Social Intranet, 2015, $20,000
  8. Maxwell School Dean's Office Appleby-Mosher Fund, Research support, 2015-2016, $1,200
  9. Maxwell School Summer Assistant Program, 2014, $1,800
  10. Maxwell School Dean’s Office Appleby-Mosher Fund, Research support, 2013-2014, $1,000
  11. Maxwell School Summer Assistant Program, 2013, $1,600
  12. The Dirksen Congressional Research Center: Strategic intent vs. observed tactics of Twitter use among Members of Congress, May 2013 - April 2014, $3,500.
  13. German Academic Exchange Service, Travel Grant, 2013, ~$1,500
  14. Maxwell School Dean’s Office Appleby-Mosher Fund, Research support, 2013-2014, $1,200
  15. IBM Center for the Business of Government, Individual research stipend, Title: "Social Media Analytics: A Manager’s Guide to Assess Impact of Social Media Interactions", June 2012-June 2013, $20,000.
  16. Maxwell School Dean’s Office Appleby-Mosher Fund, Research support, 2012-2013, $1,200
  17. IBM Center for the Business of Government, Individual research stipend, Title: “A Manager’s guide for using Twitter in the public sector”, May-December 2011, $20,000
  18. 2011 Summer Project Assistantship Award, Maxwell School, Syracuse University, $1,600
  19. Maxwell School Dean’s Office Appleby-Mosher Fund, Research support, Summer 2011, $1,200
  20. NSF IGERT proposal, awarded, Title: IGERT: S(iBriD) Soft Interfaces - Bridging the Divide in Graduate education, participant, amount requested: $2,956,679, 60 months, 2011-2016
  21. NSF Advance grant, Scientific Advisor, Title: “The Inclusive Connective Corridor: Social Networks and the ADVANCEment of Women STEM Faculty”, Summer Salary, total amount awarded for project: 2010-2015, $3,399,058
  22. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Title: “Global Health Advocacy and Policy Project (GHAPP)”, Senior Researcher, Summer salary, total amount awarded for project: $1,098,461, 2010-2013
  23. EU 7th framework, Ten: “Collaborative Production in eGovernment”, North America Expert for “Government 2.0”, $5,000
  24. INSCT, Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism, Faculty research grant, Title: “Collaborative capacity building using social media applications in emergency management”, 2010-2011, $5,000
  25. IBM Center for the Business of Government, Individual research stipend, Title: “Collaboration 2.0: A Manager’s guide for using and maintaining Wikis in the public sector”, May-December 2010, $20,000
  26. Campbell Public Affairs Institute, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Title: “Social media applications in the non-profit sector: Transparency, participation and collaboration online”, Faculty Research Grant, 2010-2011, $4,000
  27. Campbell Public Affairs Institute, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Title: “Social media adoption in federal agencies and departments”, Faculty External Funding Mini-Grant Program, 2010-2011, $1,500
  28. Campbell Public Affairs Institute, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Title: “Participatory democracy using social media applications in the public sector”, Summer faculty grant for research assistance, 2009-2010, $1,500
  29. PARCC Program for Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Title: “Collaborative governance online: How municipalities are using the power of less on SecondLife.com”, Faculty grant, $1,000, 2009-2010
  30. 2011 Summer Project Assistantship Award, Maxwell School, Syracuse University, $1,600
  31. Maxwell School Dean’s Office Appleby-Mosher Fund, Title: “Transformative effects of Web 2.0 applications in the public sector”, Summer assistance, Summer 2009, $1,200
  32. CTIP Center for Technology and Information Policy, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Faculty support grant for conference expenses and data analysis software, 2009-2010, ~$3,000
  33. APSA Volcker grant, Title: “Transformative effects of social media applications in the public sector“, Residence fellowship, summer 2009
  34. Minnowbrook III New Faculty Fellow (September 2008)
  35. NSF postdoctoral fellowship, Program on Networked Governance, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, 2005-2008
  36. NSF doctoral fellowship, National Center for Digital Government, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, 2002-2005
  37. Swiss National Science Foundation, Individual Research Stipend, $40,000, 2002-2004