The Federal Housing Minister’s Award for Early Career Researchers (ECR Award), sponsored by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), is awarded at each Australasian Housing Researchers Conference.
The purpose of the ECR Award is to recognise excellence among those beginning their careers in housing and urban research.
All abstracts submitted by early career researchers to the next Australasian Housing Researchers Conference in Melbourne (February 2017) will be considered for this award.
The judging process for this award is as follows:
A review committee first assesses the eligibility for the award of the early career researcher submitting an abstract for the Australasian Housing Researchers Conference 2017.
Applicants for the award must:
Additionally, abstracts submitted for this award must show:
From this process, a short-list of abstracts in contention for the award will be created. Short-listed abstracts will then be assessed on the basis of:
Abstracts and presentations will be assessed against the following five criteria:
A cash prize of $500 and trophy provided by AHURI will be presented to the winner of the next Federal Minister’s Award for Early Career Housing Researcher at the Australasian Housing Researchers Conference dinner.