The International Transport Forum at the OECD, an intergovernmental organisation that acts as a think tank for the transport sector, has launched the Young Researcher of the Year Award 2013
The award is open to young researchers under 35 years of age who have undertaken their research in an institution, university or consultancy firm located in a [ http://www.internationaltransportforum.org/about/members.html ]member country of the International Transport Forum.
They will have to submit an original work, which has made an outstanding contribution to transport research under the theme: “Funding Transport”.
The research should:
be written either in French or English);
be recent (working papers as well as articles published or accepted for publication in academic journals in 2011 or 2012 are welcome);
not exceed 25 pages (single spacing), excluding references and annexes.
Co-authorship is possible, in which case the award will be shared among the main authors.
A prize of EUR 5 000 will be awarded to the best author who will also be invited to attend the award ceremony that will take place from 22 to 24 May 2013 in Leipzig, Germany, during the 2013 International Transport Forum.
Candidates should send the completed [ http://www.internationaltransportforum.org/2013/pdf/YRAform.doc ]application form, including a brief summary of the paper in English (maximum 200 words) and the complete paper by email to the International Transport Forum at the OECD, ([email protected]) with copy to ([email protected]), by 15 February 2013.
Find out more: http://www.internationaltransportforum.org/2013/pdf/YRAcall.pdf
The award will be added to the Eurodesk database.