The TaPRA Early Career Researcher Prize

This prize recognises excellent research from an early-career research and is made for a single short form piece of research in the public domain.

*The 2021 prize is open for nominations until 1st February 2021.*

Criteria

  • Originality – what is new/innovative about the work?
  • Quality – what is the quality and rigour of the investigation?
  • Contribution – what new insights does the work offer to theatre and performance?

Submission

One of the following:

  • An article
  • A chapter
  • Online record of performance as research.

Articles and chapter should be submitted as pdf versions of the published version. Performance as research should be submitted using a url (and password if appropriate) and should be accompanied by a 300-word statement contextualising the work.

Prize

Invitation to present at the TaPRA conference following the award and costs associated with attendance covered.

Membership of TaPRA a year, normally for the year following the award.

Nomination

Only current TaPRA members can submit nominations for this prize. TaPRA members may self-nominate. Nominations must be seconded by a current TaPRA member. You may not nominate or second more than one person for this prize in any given year. The nominee does not need to be a member of TaPRA or be working in the UK. Nominees may only be nominated for one piece of work in any given year.

Regulations

For this prize, ECR is defined as someone within 3 years of confirmation of their PhD award by the nomination deadline OR as someone without a PhD who is within the first 3 years of their appointment as an academic member of staff (full-time or part-time).

The work submitted must be in the public domain within the 12 months leading up to nomination deadline.

The same piece of work cannot be submitted for this prize more than once.

Winners of this prize may not enter a second time.

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Only current TaPRA members can submit nominations for this prize. TaPRA members may self-nominate. Nominations must be seconded by a current TaPRA member.You may not nominate or second more than one person for this prize in any given year.

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