2015 paper prizes are announced!

Last week at the conference dinner of the Policy & Politics Annual Conference, the 2015 prizes for award winning papers were announced.

The winner of the Ken Young prize for the best paper overall was awarded to Will Leggett for his 2014 article entitled ‘The politics of behavioural change: nudge, neo-liberalism and the state’, Policy & Politics, 42 (1), 3-19.

The winner of the Bleddyn Davies prize for the best early career paper was awarded to Caroline Kuzemko for her 2014 article entitled ‘Politicising UK energy: what “speaking energy security” can do’, Policy & Politics, 42 (2), 259-74.

Brief critiques of the winning articles written by Associate Editor Felicity Matthews in celebration of their contribution, follow. Continue reading

Policy & Politics Prizes!

gold-cup-vector-483793Policy & Politics are delighted to announce the introduction of two new prizes from 2014.

The Ken Young Prize will be awarded to the best article published in Policy & Politics during the previous calendar year (2013) selected by a panel of judges. The Bleddyn Davies Prize is designed to acknowledge scholarship of the very highest standard that has been published in Policy & Politics during the previous calendar (2013) by an early career academic.

The 2014 Ken Young Prize and the 2014 Bleddyn Davies Prize will therefore be announced and awarded at the Policy & Politics Annual Conference in September 2014. Both prizes consist of free registration to the annual conference, a framed certificate and a ticket to the conference dinner.

This year’s winners are (drum roll please…): Continue reading