Young researchers

Photo: Daphne Meuwese (awarded 2018); Anna Bornioli (awarded 2016); Sarah Payne (awarded 2008); Tony Craig (awarded 2000).

IAPS Biannually Conferences awards researchers for excellent research projects and research papers presented at the IAPS Young Researchers Workshop.

Two Types of Awards are applied:

1. Young Researcher Best Paper Award: for papers completed and publishable pieces of research. The winner of the Best Paper Award receives a 4-years free IAPS membership.

2. Young Researchers Excellent Research Proposals: this award applies to Master and PhD students in-progress work showing great potential. The award includes a 1-year free IAPS membership.

We present below who received the Young Researchers Best Paper Award in the last years:

2000: Paris, France, IAPS 16 Metropolis: Cities, Social Life and Sustainable Development / Awarded: Tony Craig.
2002: A Coruña, Spain, IAPS 17 Culture, Quality of Life and Globalization – Problems and Challenges for the New Millennium / Awarded: Mar Duran.
2004: Vienna, Austria, IAPS 18 Evaluation in Progress – Strategies for Environmental Research and Implementation / Awarded: Maria Johansson.
2006: Alexandria, Egypt, IAPS 19 Environment, Health and Sustainable Development / Awarded: Maggie Butchart.
2008: Rome, Italy, IAPS 20 Urban diversities, Biosphere and Well-being / Awarded: Sarah Payne.
2010: Leipzig, Germany, IAPS 21 Vulnerability, Risk and Complexity: Impacts of global Change on Human Habitats / Awarded: Claudia Andrade & Christophe Demarque.
2012: Glasgow, UK, IAPS 22 Human experience in the natural and built environment: implications for research, policy and practice / Awarded: Debbie Cracknell.
2014: Timișoara, Romania, IAPS 23 Transitions to sustainable societies: Designing research and policies for changing lifestyles and communities / Awarded: James Simpson.
2016: Lund, Sweden, IAPS 24 The human being at home, work and leisure. Sustainable use and development of indoor and outdoor spaces in late modern everyday life / Awarded: Anna Bornioli.
2018: Rome, Italy, IAPS 25 Conference Transitions to sustainability, lifestyles changes and human wellbeing: cultural, environmental and political challenges / Awarded: Daphne Meuwese
2020: Québec City, Canada, First IAPS Online Conference, IAPS 26 Conference RUNNING OUT OF TIME. Setting the pace for future generations / Awarded: Aimee Felstead.

And here we listed who received the Young Researchers Excellent Research Proposals Award in the last years:

2000: Paris, France, IAPS 16 Metropolis: Cities, Social Life and Sustainable Development / Awarded:
2002: A Coruña, Spain, IAPS 17 Culture, Quality of Life and Globalization – Problems and Challenges for the New Millennium / Awarded:
2004: Vienna, Austria, IAPS 18 Evaluation in Progress – Strategies for Environmental Research and Implementation / Awarded:
2006: Alexandria, Egypt, IAPS 19 Environment, Health and Sustainable Development / Awarded:
2008: Rome, Italy, IAPS 20 Urban diversities, Biosphere and Well-being / Awarded: Matt Andrews, Elena Bilotta, Jaime Hernandez, Isabelle Richard, Louise Ritchie, G.S. Subbaiyan.
2010: Leipzig, Germany, IAPS 21 Vulnerability, Risk and Complexity: Impacts of global Change on Human Habitats / Awarded: Seung Ho Youn; Karin Kragsig Peschardt; Thilo Becker; Roman Matousek; Alena Bleicher; Jinhee Park.
2012: Glasgow, UK, IAPS 22 Human experience in the natural and built environment: implications for research, policy and practice / Awarded:
2014: Timișoara, Romania, IAPS 23 Transitions to sustainable societies: Designing research and policies for changing lifestyles and communities / Awarded:
2016: Lund, Sweden, IAPS 24 The human being at home, work and leisure. Sustainable use and development of indoor and outdoor spaces in late modern everyday life / Awarded:
2018: Rome, Italy, IAPS 25 Conference Transitions to sustainability, lifestyles changes and human wellbeing: cultural, environmental and political challenges / Awarded:
2020: Québec City, Canada, First IAPS Online Conference, IAPS 26 Conference RUNNING OUT OF TIME. Setting the pace for future generations / Awarded: Mahshad Kazemzadeh.

At the IAPS 2020, the first virtual IAPS Conference due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we also had the following mentions:

The most original and socially involved research: Alison Grittner.
The higher quality qualitative research: Giacomo Valzania.
The most relevant research for sustainability: Gyumfah Sarfo-Mensah.
The best participative action-research: Charlotte Peterson.
The research with the best integration between empirical findings and theory: Fei Qi.