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Project funding: society enables a career-defining trip to Afghanistan

Project funding remains a significant challenge in academia, particularly for early career researchers. Pursing ambitious and important research often involves significant costs, including travel, equipment and other resources. This is where society membership can offer a significant helping hand. Each year, the Royal Society for Asian Affairs invites applications for the JPT Family Trust Medical… Read more »

Society awards: the importance of early-career recognition

Many societies, associations and journals offer awards and prizes to recognize and reward student researchers and research of outstanding quality. This early-career recognition can boost confidence, broaden connections, and increase research visibility and impact. We caught up with University of Minnesota graduate student, Zara Wright, who was recently awarded the Society for Personality Assessment’s (SPA)… Read more »

5 ways societies can amplify your research impact

As a researcher, you’re always looking for ways to amplify your research impact. It’s vital for funding, not to mention career prospects. But working on your own, you can only make so much noise. Working with a society helps turn up the volume. This is the story of Arnaud Schmitt, professor at the University of… Read more »

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 »

Interview: Fiona Sampson MBE, editor of Poem – part 2

Fiona Sampson, editor of Poem, was appointed a Member of the British Empire in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list, for her services to literature and the literary community. In the second of two interviews, she offers her thoughts on the field of poetry and the wider literary community. How can we ensure that poetry… Read more »

Interview: Fiona Sampson MBE, editor of Poem – part 1

Fiona Sampson, editor of Poem, was appointed a Member of the British Empire in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list, for her services to literature and the literary community. In the first of two interviews, she tells us more about Poem, and offers her advice to aspiring poets who want to get published. What distinguishes… 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: 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 »