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Aim of the Bengt Turner Award
The aim of the Bengt Turner Award is to encourage new researchers to write research papers on housing and urban issues linked to the topics of the ENHR Working Groups, to increase awareness of ENHR, and to keep alive the memory of Bengt Turner.  

The 2017 Bengt Turner Award will be a best conference paper award for those colleagues who are eligible.

Eligibility
Papers should

  • be linked to ENHR Working Group topics
  • contain original research not more than three years old
  • be on a suitable academic/professional level
  • add a new perspective to their topic, containing original ideas
  • be written in English
  • normally not exceed 8,000 words including all text, figures and tables. Diagrams and tables usually occupy the equivalent of 300 words each, and you should allow for this in your total. Legal-related papers are excluded from this limit.


Authors should

  • submit one paper only.
  • indicate that the paper has been written by him/her alone and that an eventual publication of the winning paper will be only with the one author.
  • be less than 41 years old, OR be registered as a PhD student OR have received a PhD in the preceding three years
  • be based in an European country, or have carried out research in Europe
  • be registered for the annual ENHR Conference.


Time-table of the BTA process

  • Paper submission via conference website: www.enhr2017.com
  • The deadline will be July 31st, 2017, midnight CET.
  • The winner of the BTA will be announced in a formal ceremony at the ENHR conference.


The content of the Bengt Turner Award
The winner of the Bengt Turner Award will receive:

  • a waiver of next year's conference fee by the conference organizer
  • advice from senior researchers about submitting the paper for publication in the International Journal of Housing Policy or any other journal which is relevant
  • a special certificate in a decorative frame
  • a one-year membership subscription to ENHR and
  • a report about the winner in the ENHR Newsletter.