The WACE Best Refereed Paper Award was created to recognize an outstanding CWIE researcher. The Award becomes a part of WACE’s commitment to CWIE research in concert with the WACE International Research Group and the WACE International Research Symposia. The Award is presented to the researcher whose work provides evidence of the power of CWIE on an academic discipline, industry or students. The Award was first given at the 1st International Research Symposium at University West June 2014. The list of winners, the titles of their papers and the WACE programs where presented are:
August 2019

WACE 21st World Conference
Cincinnati, Ohio

Dr. Sue Bandaranaike
James Cook University

Ms. Nicole Tardiff
Laurentian University

Dr. Patricia Orozco
Laurentian University

“Preparing for the Future Global Workforce in the Mining Industry: A Career Pathways Mapping Project”
June 2018

WACE 3rd International Research Symposium
Stuttgart, Germany

Dr. Buratin Khampirat
Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand

Mr. Carver Pop
Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa

Dr. Suniti (Sue) Bandaranaike
James Cook University, Australia

"Efficacy of Work Integrated Learning: Pre and Post Perceptions among
Co-operative Education Students”
June 2017

20th World Conference
Chiang Mai, Thailand

Asst. Prof. Dr. Buratin Khampirat
Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand

Mr. Carva Pop
Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa

“Labour Market Needs and Graduate Competence: An Examine of the Gap
between Employer Expectations and New Engineering Graduate Performance in Thailand”
June 2016

WACE 2nd International Research Symposium
University of Victoria
Victoria, Canada

Dr. Tracey Bowen
University of Toronto, Mississauga Canada

"Becoming a professional: A comparative analysis between Canadian and
Swedish WIL student perspectives"
August 2015

WACE 19th World Conference
Kyoto Sangyo University
Kyoto, Japan

Dr. Gregory Reddan
Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus Australia

“Enhancing the employability of Exercise Science students”
June 2014

International Research Symposium
University West Trollhattan, Sweden

Dr. Phil Gardner
Michigan State University United States

“The Role of Social Network Ties and Relationships during the Internship Assignment:
Shaping Social Integration, Task Mastery and Satisfaction”
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