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Celebrating outstanding research by doctoral students

The Taylor & Francis Commonwealth Scholar Best Journal Article Prize

This annual prize, first awarded in 2012, highlights the publication achievements of researchers studying in the UK through scholarships from the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC).

Commonwealth scholarshipsCelebrating its 60th anniversary, the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission provides the main UK government scholarship scheme, benefitting talented researchers from around the world.

Taylor & Francis and the CSC recognize the importance of publication for early career researchers, as well as for their scholarly communities and wider society. The Prize is awarded to a Commonwealth Scholar who submits the most outstanding article published in a recognized peer-reviewed journal. It is open to Scholars who are completing or have recently completed their doctoral studies.

60th anniversary Best Journal Article Prize

We’re delighted to announce the Scholar and alumni winners of the 2019 prize:

Fred Ikanda – alumni winner
2010 Scholar from Kenya, PhD Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge
For ‘Somali refugees in Kenya and Social Resilience: resettlement imaginings and the longing for Minnesota’, African Affairs

Ruksana Haque Rimi – Scholar winner
2013 Scholar from Bangladesh, DPhil Climate Change, University of Oxford
For ‘Risks of pre-monsoon extreme rainfall events of Bangladesh: is anthropogenic climate change playing a role?’, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

Many congratulations to Fred and Ruksana who received their award at a special research impact event at The Royal Society in London where they each delivered a presentation on their winning research paper.

Fred Ikanda and Ruksana Rimi

Find out more about Ruksana and Fred and their research.