LIVES BEST PAPER AWARD - 2000 €
In order to stimulate advances in the areas of vulnerability and life course studies, the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research LIVES encourages scholars at the beginning of their career to apply to the LIVES Best Paper Award for Early Scholars.
- The paper must be empirical (qualitative, quantitative, or mixed-method) and make an important contribution to the domain of vulnerability and life course research. The study would preferably be longitudinal and/or interdisciplinary.
- The paper must have been published (including online first) in English in a peer-reviewed journal the year before application.
- To be eligible for the award, candidates must be the main contributor and have received his or her PhD in 2011 or later (graduation date).
Early career scholars shall apply to this award by submitting the published version of the paper in PDF and a short paragraph (100 words max) explaining why the submitted paper deserves to win. Deadline for application is set on April 12, 2018, using this form.
- 2017 - Dr. Christian Brzinsky-Fay, WZB Berlin
Compressed, Postponed, or Disadvantaged? School-to-Work-Transition Patterns and Early Occupational Attainment in West Germany
Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Vol. 46, Part A, pp. 21-36.
- 2016 - Dr. Stella Chatzitheochari, University of Warwick
Doubly Disadvantaged? Bullying Experiences Among Disabled Children and Young People in England
Sociology, 50(4): 695-713.