“Winning this award and the recognition it brings will be a great boost to our research in the future…” We are both delighted and surprised to win the Best Paper of the Year Award for the Journal of Agricultural Extension and Education, and it is a particular honour to receive this award for the second… Read more »
“It was something of a surprise to win, but the award supports our belief that this research is original, rigorous and genuinely contributes to advancing thinking in the field.” Our article in Contemporary Security Policy explores the nature of ‘nuclear hedging’, a concept that has received little attention to date in the literature on proliferation behavior…. Read more »
Presenting my research at the Academy of Aphasia meeting was an excellent learning experience. Discussing my research with scientists in the field whose work has informed and inspired my own was exciting, and challenged me to think about my work in new ways.
Getting good feedback from supervisors is one thing, but when two blind reviewers respond positively to something you have produced, it really is a fantastic feeling and an encouraging validation of the quality of your work.
I would encourage students to take full advantage of their time while at an AASP conference; attend guest speakers’ sessions, engage in professional opportunities such as “Meet the Professionals Luncheon”, and attend pertinent oral and/or poster sessions related to your work. There’s something of value to be learned through every experience!
I would tell future applicants for this award to put time into the process and just go for it. The culmination of the conference, presenting my work, and making new meaningful connections were an amazing experience!