The Excellence in Occupational Psychology Research Award replaces our previous "Academic Contribution to Practice Award". We would like to welcome nominations for exceptional research which has had a significant impact, for example further research, practice and policy.
Please note that those within five years of their Masters/PhD should consider the Excellence in Occupational Psychology Research (Early Career) Award.
Types of nominations
Nominations can be made either by or on behalf of an academic psychologist who conduct Occupational Psychology research.
- May be an individual or a lead of a small collborarative team
- Must be a Full Member of the Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP)
Please note: Awards will not be made to whole organisations.
We would like to welcome nominations for exceptional research which has has a significant impact in various ways, for example further research, practice and policy.
||To what extent has the Nominee's research developed knowledge, practice and/or policy
||To what extent has the Nominee produced robust, quality research? (For example gaining quality samples, replicable results, addressing real world problems etc)
||To what extent has the Nominee's work demonstrated excellence in research methodology (For example using innovative techniques)
||To what extent has the Nominee disseminated their work to those within the field and outside of this (for example publishing record, conference or public presentations, media appearance)
Each will be rated on a scale from 1-7 and a minimum of 16 points must be achieved in order to receive the award.
If no submissions of sufficient merit are received, no award will be made.
Guidance for nominations
You will need to fill in the nomination form describing the Nominees research AND submit a paper (either published, submitted, under review or a draft in which the nominee is First Author) that demonstrates the exceptional research undertaken by the Nominee.
Please select one, is the nomination for
- an individual
- a small collaborative team
||Nominee BPS number
||Please tell us the names of all team members involved with this work
Nominator information (if applicable):
|You will also be asked to provide information in relation to the following questions:
||Please provide an overview of the research undertaken (including scope, topics etc) (max 300 words)
||Please provide details to demonstrate excellence in the research (including ethical implications and how the quality in the research process was ensured) (max 300 words)
||Please provide details of how the theoretical , methodolical and practical impact of the research and how this has been established (max 300 words)
||Please provide details of how the research was disseminated both within OP and beyond (max 300 words)
||Please provide details on the primary role of the nominee/lead in an academic institution or details if the nominee\lead has retired from such role (max 300 words)
||Please upload the paper (either published, submitted, under review or a draft in which the nominee is First Author) that demonstrates the exceptional research undertaken by the Nominee
How to apply
Awards will be judged by a panel of Occupational Psychologist, academics and representatives from our partners.
Nominations will close on Friday 18 October 2019.
The presentation ceremony takes place annually on the Thursday evening of DOP's Annual Conference.
The winner will:
- Be allocated a presentation slot during the DOP Annual Conference
- Have expenses (travel costs (maximum £150) and the one day conference admission) covered
- Receive a certificate
- Receive an award