Please note, applications for the Newer Researchers award closed in April. Details of the 2017 awards will appear here in December 2016. The details below for the 2016 scheme are for reference only.
Each year the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) invites applications from Newer Researchers to enter a research proposal for a small scale project under an SRHE Prize scheme. All entries are reviewed by an expert panel of experienced researchers. The successful SRHE prize winner receives a number of benefits from the Society in addition to the prize money awarded to fund the selected project. Entry is open to all and not restricted to current SRHE Members. The SRHE Prize for Newer Researchers is jointly sponsored by SRHE and Routledge Taylor & Francis Group.
In 2016 there will be up to three prizes of £3,000 available for a research project of one year’s duration. These awards are intended to provide support for early stage researchers in the field of higher education research to enable them to:-
Benefits of the Awards
The primary purpose of these awards is to offer support to Newer Researchers intending to pursue a career in higher education research by providing funding for an initial research project and offering access to the resources of the Society. Successful award holders are provided with the support of a mentor and, for UK based applicants, invited to become a member of the Society’s prestigious Research & Development Committee which affords a wider involvement in higher education research developments.
Value of the Awards
The SRHE Prize for Newer Researchers provides:-
Eligible researchers are those with a minimum of a first undergraduate degree and currently registered as a student with, or undertaking research associated with, a university or college department and with an interest in pursuing a career in higher education research.
These awards are not available to support study towards a postgraduate qualification or to support research work intended as the basis for a PhD submission. Research proposals submitted for these awards must demonstrate that they relate to different research questions than those covered by a PhD, or equivalent, if this is yet to be awarded or completed. To qualify as a newer researcher you should be within 6 years of the completion of your PhD or equivalent professional qualification. This time limit excludes any formal career breaks taken for family responsibilities.
|Timetable for Applications in 2015|
|Call for applications opens||December 2015|
|Call closes||31 March 2016|
|Short Listing||May-June 2016|
|Prizes Announced||30 June 2016|
The following criteria will be taken into consideration:-
The award of the prize is made strictly on the merit of the proposed project under the guidelines outlined above. The decision of the SRHE Research & Development Committee is final. The Society reserves the right not to offer the prize if applications do not meet the required standard
Responsibilities of Prize Holders
Recipients of the SRHE Newer Researchers Prize must:-
All enquiries about the SRHE Prize for Newer Researchers should be addressed to Rob Gresham at SRHE firstname.lastname@example.org Tel +44 0207 427 2350
|2016 Prize winners|
|2015 Prize winners|
|2014 Prize winners|
|2013 Prize winners|
|2012 Prize winners|
|2011 Prize winners|
|Benefits of the Award|