AsSIST-UK is to award an annual prize of £250 for a PhD thesis that demonstrates outstanding quality in the STS/Innovation Studies field. The Prize is an important way in which the Association supports the work of new scholars.
The Prize will be awarded for a thesis that meets one or more of the following criteria:
– exploring the links between STS and Innovation Studies
– links to other disciplines and working across the sciences and humanities
– different forms of public/policy impact and engagement
– opening up novel areas of inquiry for STIS
Nominations can only be made by PhD Supervisors who are Members of the Association.
The nomination form is available here:assist_uk-form-1
The award for 2019 was made to Dr Clemence Pinel.
The award for 2020 was made to Dr Aaron Amankwaa