We are asking you to use your skills to show that research can be used to solve global issues as well as meet business needs.
To enter, your submission will need to make recommendations and provide an "answer" based on your research results. This will require you to use a holistic approach to achieve concrete answers to difficult and topical worldwide challenges.
If an existing piece of research is being submitted, it should not be older than 6 months.
Who can enter?
Researchers under the age of 30 or turn 30 before 1 September 2011
Steps to enter and submit
To enter the competition fill in the Entry form before 15 April. Once you have entered the competition, you can submit the research project using theSubmission form by 24 June.
How will the winner be selected?
The submissions will be reviewed by an international jury of specialists, who will select a shortlist of three finalists to present their submissions at the ESOMAR Annual Congress. A reserve candidate will also be chosen, in the event that one of the three selected finalists cannot participate. The jury, which will be chaired by the President or Vice President of ESOMAR, will then select a winner from the three finalists.
If no finalists are judged to attain the requisite standard, the Jury shall be free not to award a prize. >> judging criteria
What happens if you are a finalist?
The 3 short listed finalists will be invited to present their findings in a dedicated session at the ESOMAR Congress 2011.
What happens if you win?
The winner will be announced at the ESOMAR Congress 2011 designated the ESOMAR Young Researcher of the Year. You will receive a unique trophy representing this achievement and Research World will also feature the findings in an article or report. Additionally, the paper will be published after the congress on the ESOMAR website. The winner will also receive 2 free registrations for ESOMAR workshops of their choice.