Early Career Res Paper Prize winners

The RaAM Early Career Research Paper Prize is awarded in conference years for the best research paper published by a researcher who has recently completed a PhD. This page displays a list of prize winners.


Jury:Gill Philip (co-ordinator), Albert Katz, and Marc Alexander.

WinnerDr. Weiwei Zhang 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.


Jury: Andreas Musolff (co-ordinator), Gill Philip and Antonio Barcelona

Winner: Line Brandt of the Copenhagen Business School Brandt, L. (2009). Metaphor and the communicative mind. Journal of Cognitive Semantics, 5(1–2), 37–72.


Jury: Irene Mittelberg (co-ordinator)

Winner: Dennis Tay Zhiming of the National University of Singapore Tay, D. (2012). Applying the notion of metaphor types to enhance counseling protocols. Journal of Counseling & Development, 90(2), 142–149.


Jury: John Barnden (co-ordinator), Lynne Cameron and Graham Low

Winner: Dr Karen Sullivan of the Autonomous University of Barcelona Sullivan, K. (2009). The Languages of Art: How Representational and Abstract Painters Conceptualize Their Work in Terms of Language. Poetics Today, 30(3), 517–560.


Jury: John Barnden, Lynne Cameron (Co-ordinator), Graham Low and Tony Berber Sardinha

Winner: Dr Ana M. Piquer Píriz of the University of Extremadura Piquer Píriz, A. (2008). Reasoning figuratively in early EFL: Some implications for the development of vocabulary. In F. Boers & S. Lindstromberg (Eds.), Cognitive linguistic approaches to teaching vocabulary and phraseology (pp. 219–240). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.