Early Career Res. Paper Prize

The RaAM Early Career Research Paper Prize aims to encourage the production and dissemination of high quality research in the field of metaphor. The prize is awarded biennially (in conference years) for the best research paper published by a researcher who has recently completed a PhD. The prize is usually £ 200 + 1 year’s free membership of RaAM Read more about criteria, eligibility, and procedures In 2016, the winner was chosen by a jury comprising Gill Philip (co-ordinator), Albert Katz, and Marc Alexander. The Early Career Research Paper Prize was awarded to Dr. Weiwei Zhang, for her paper Zhang, W., D. Geeraerts & D. Speelman (2015) Visualizing onomasiological change: Diachronic variation in metonymic patterns for WOMAN in Chinese. Cognitive Linguistics 26:2, 289–330. Earlier winners can be found here. The next Early Career Research Paper Prize will be awarded at the RaAM conference in 2018. The Call for submission will be posted on our website.