Winner’s story: Michelle Specktor

The journal Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy seemed to be the best platform for publishing my research. The journal inspires in-depth and comprehensive research of body-mind relationship in clinical therapeutic settings, and it is the only journal exclusively dedicated to the augmenting field of dance movement psychotherapy. I am proud and delighted to be… 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 »

Winner’s story: Martyn Kurr

I would advise any early-career researcher to be brave in their choices, and take any opportunity to present both their findings and themselves to a wider field. Winning the Irene Manton Prize for best student talk at the 62nd annual British Phycological Society conference was an amazing experience. I had given many talks before, but… Read more »

Winner’s story: Joy Chong

The degree of encouragement and acknowledgement the prize offered is invaluable and incredibly empowering, especially in terms of establishing a career as a newly qualified professional and an aspiring researcher. First of all, I would like to express my heartiest gratitude and appreciation to the editorial board of International Journal of Art Therapy (IJAT), British… Read more »