All entries will be reviewed against a set of academic and scholarly criteria; the application exhibiting the highest standards of scholarship and practitioner research originality will be presented with the EECERA Practitioner Research Award at the Closing Ceremony of EECERA 2019.
In addition, the winner will receive:• Free EECERA membership for 2020 which includes hard copies of every issue of Volume 28, plus full access to the entire online journal back catalogue• Subscription to TWO Taylor and Francis journals of their choice for one year
The research is not restricted to any particular methodology and entries can be submitted by an individual or a group, however, the research project should be nearing completion or have been written up within the past three years.
You MUST be presenting your research at the upcoming EECERA Conference in Thessaloniki in order to qualify for the 2019 award. As you have already submitted a 250-word abstract, to put yourself forward for this award we require you to submit an enhanced abstract (up to 3,000 words) which will allow you to expand on each of the sections within your original conference abstract.
𝐂𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐚 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐉𝐮𝐝𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝In the submission, the EECERA Annual Awards Committee will look for evidence of:• The academic strength of the work and its level of scholarship• The potential impact of the research on policy or practice• The original and innovatory nature of the research and its applications• Its potential contribution to the field
The deadline for submission to the 2019 awards pool is 23:59 [BST] on Monday 5th August.
Please consult the full Eligibility Criteria in this document before starting your application: http://bit.ly/practitioner-award-eligibility
IMPORTANT NOTE: As part of this application you are required to attach a supporting statement from an appropriate referee to confirm the details submitted (this does not need to be a long statement—a short email confirming the accuracy of your enhanced abstract will suffice). Please ensure you already have this BEFORE starting your application.
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