JESP/ESPAnet Doctoral Researcher Prize 2016/2017

Deadline for submission of papers was 7 January 2017.

The submitted paper must have been presented at one of the ESPAnet conferences, workshops or seminars in 2016. The author(s) must not yet have been awarded a doctorate at the closing date of January 7th, 2017. Jointly authored papers are acceptable, provided that none of the authors has been awarded a doctorate at the closing date.

Criteria for assessment

All submissions will be judged by two Board members of ESPAnet and two Board members of JESP. The judges are particularly looking for exciting, innovative and scholarly work, which challenges existing perspectives; poses new research problems and develops answers which offers sophisticated or subtle insights and interpretations from empirical evidence; and/or which develops new methods, or applies old methods in new ways to illuminate our understanding.

To enter this prize authors should email their papers to on or before the above deadline. In the main text and subject line of the email please state, “Doctoral Researcher Prize entry 2017.”

Further information about the prize and submission process can be found here or pressing the tab Doctoral Research Prize here on the ESPAnet website.