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Winner’s story: Jeff Baxter

I would tell future applicants for this award to put time into the process and just go for it. The culmination of the conference, presenting my work, and making new meaningful connections were an amazing experience!

Winner’s story: Heather Dial

As an early-stage researcher, it can be quite intimidating to present your research to some of the biggest names in your field that have been doing this type of research since before you were born! The prize allowed me to go to the Academy of Aphasia conference with a greater amount of confidence in my work.

Winner’s story: Agnieszka Sobocinska

I discovered (via Twitter!) that the judges had decided on my article. I was sitting on a plane, buckled into my seatbelt and well aware of the fact that my phone should already have been switched off. I took a screen shot of the tweet, and checked back over the course of the 10-hour flight just to make sure I hadn’t hallucinated the whole thing.