Early Career Researcher Awards

Energy Social Sciences and Humanities Innovation Awards Submissions are invited for a new Award scheme that celebrates innovative work by Early Career Researchers in energy Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH), with Awards presented in three areas: methods; findings; and engagements with policy and/or practice. Early Career Researchers can apply for an Award if their research addresses one or more of the 400 priority questions listed in the four Energy-SHIFTS 2020 Horizon Scan Reports, which identify research priorities on the topics of: RenewablesSmart consumptionEnergy efficiency; and Transport and mobility.  

Three Award winners will each receive a personal cash prize of £850 and the chance to work with communications professionals to produce a short video about their research. Nine shortlisted applicants will receive a professionally-designed document summarising their innovative research. The Energy SSH Innovation Awards are presented by Energy-SHIFTS in partnership with the Royal Geographical Society with IBG’s Energy Geographies Research Group, and the European Sociological Association: Research Network 12 Environment and Society

The closing date for submissions is 26th April 2021.  

For eligibility criteria and details of how to apply, please see: https://energy-shifts.eu/ecr-innovation-awards/