Winner’s story: Kowiyou Yessoufou

The present award is definitely encouraging and is evidence that I am engaged in exciting research. More critically, this award will boost my research as it will provide the badly needed financial support to further my research. It was indeed with a great surprise that I received the news that I had won the 2016… Read more »

Winner’s story: Gerrit Bloothooft and David Onland

We hope this winning study inspires other onomastic researchers to dig into the rich historical textual and onomastic information that is rapidly becoming available digitally The enormous growth in digitized historical information opens new opportunities for onomastic research that goes beyond the possibilities of small samples. Our study on the occurrence of multiple first names… Read more »

Winner’s story: Lauren White and Guy Faulkner

We would like to thank the editors of the International Journal of Health Promotion and Education and the Taylor & Francis Group for honoring us with the Pittu Laungani award. The awarded paper reports a four-year evaluation of Sports Day In Canada (SDIC) – an event that celebrates the role of sport within communities across… Read more »

Winner’s story: Peter Cronkleton and Anne Larson

This was the first year that the editors had given the Rabel J. Burdge and Donald R. Field Outstanding Article Award so it came as a surprise, as we had not submitted our article for consideration. We received a message from the editors of Society & Natural Resources informing us that we had won the… Read more »

Winner’s story: Prayga Chalise, David Ouvrard and Diana Percy

This article is the result of a unique combination of efforts between two researchers from the Natural History Museum in London and one very motivated scientific collaborator… We are delighted and proud to win this Outstanding Paper prize from Systematics and Biodiversity for our paper analyzing global patterns of plant-insect associations. This article is the… Read more »

Winner’s story: Déborah Closset-Kopp

The idea that the Société Botanique de France endorsed my project is very important for me. In a way, this project is a return to my roots, back to my first research. Déborah Closset-Kopp is an assistant professor at the lab of “Ecologie et Dynamique des Sytèmes Anthropisés” (EDYSAN, FRE 3498 CNRS) of the Jules… Read more »

Winner’s story: Joanne Chassot

I didn’t know Atlantic Studies: Global Currents had launched this new prize for early-career scholars, and I feel honored to be its first recipient. I was all the more delighted to receive this prize that it came as an absolute surprise. I didn’t know Atlantic Studies: Global Currents had launched this new prize for early-career… Read more »

Winner’s story: Philip Holden

The prize itself is a very fitting tribute to the contribution of Rebecca and Joseph Hogan to auto/biography studies through their scholarship and their editorship of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies over the years… I became interested in life writing a decade or so ago, in a project that led to my book Autobiography and Decolonization (University… Read more »