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Rewarding authors

Get support and recognition for your work

From best papers to scholarships, travel grants to society awards, Taylor & Francis offer hundreds of prizes for researchers, collaborating with journals, institutions, and societies to provide support and recognition, no matter the stage of your career.

Need some tips on writing award-winning articles? Interested in learning how winning could help your career? Read inspiring stories from our previous award-winners below.

Grasian Mkodzongi and Steven Nabieu RogersGrasian Mkodzongi and Steven Nabieu Rogers
The Ruth First prize

“It is important to know the journal requirements before one submits an article to a chosen journal. Quite often articles can be rejected not because they are not good enough, but because they do not fit the agenda of that journal.”

Read the full winners’ tips on what to consider before writing your journal article…


Syed Ghazi Winner StorySyed Ghazi Sarwat
Materials Science & Technology Literature Review Prize

“In my experience, the key to a good literature review is its ability to tell a story. It must introduce a main topic, and then take the reader on a journey, coherently describing the concept from rudiments all the way up to sophisticated advances.”

Read more tips on writing a scientific literature review…



Hannah GreenstreetHannah Greenstreet
Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA) postgraduate essay prize

“Although ‘kill your darlings’ is a cliché, it proved good advice for my editing process. My ‘darling’ was the title, which originally started with a quotation from one of the plays. One of the peer reviewers pointed out it wasn’t actually that relevant to the essay. But it was such a good quote! I cut it.”

Read more tips from Hannah on getting your first journal article published …


Janne RantalaJanne Rantala gives tips to get motivated for 2018 : A winner's story
Colin Murray award for Postdoctoral Research in Southern Africa

“Don’t be afraid to share your thoughts, observations and texts with colleagues and interested people within your research field. I love to receive dedicated critique, even from anonymous reviewers. It’s important to be humble and question your own thinking.

Read more tips from Janne to get you motivated…


Erik Aarden Erik Aarden
Critical Policy Studies Early Stage Career Researcher Prize

“There is much to gain from writing for diverse and interdisciplinary audiences. Here are some of my thoughts on how to make insights of interest beyond the borders of one’s own field …

Read Eric’s advice on interdisciplinary writing …


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