The TaPRA Transformative Research Prize

This prize is awarded to a research project which aims to bring about change. It is likely to be a project that benefits a specific community or influences policy/organisational change or informs innovation in creative practices. This award is for scholars at any stage in their career. It can be awarded to an individual researcher or to a team.

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

Criteria

  • Innovation – How innovative is the project? What is the significance of the change it seeks to address?
  • Transformation How effectively has the project addressed the challenge? How likely is change as a result?

Submission

A 300-word statement from the nominee setting out how the project meets the criteria together with up to three outputs that support the statement. These might include:

  • Website
  • Documentation of performance
  • Record of practice as research
  • Podcast
  • Policy paper
  • Report
  • Article
  • Chapter

Prize

£200 and a space to present the project at the TaPRA annual conference.

Nomination

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

Regulations

All the project outputs in the submission need to be in the public domain at the by the nomination deadline.

The same project cannot be submitted for this prize more than once.

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Nomination

Only current TaPRA members can submit nominations for this prize. TaPRA members may self-nominate. Nominations must also be seconded by a stakeholder in the project. The stakeholder does not need to be a TaPRA member. You may not nominate or second more than one project for this prize in any given year.

2021 Prizes Open

TaPRA's prizes are open for nominations. Click on the button to find out more about our different prizes or make a nomination.

2021 Prizes Open

TaPRA's prizes are open for nominations. Click on the button to find out more about our different prizes or make a nomination.

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