Peter Townsend Prize

Grant Name
Peter Townsend Prize
Funder
The British Academy (BA)
Country or Region
United Kingdom
Research Field
Aging
Equal Opportunity
Health of Underserved Populations
Older People
People with Disabilities
Poverty and the Poor
Social or Behavioral Science Planning or Policy
Sociology
Deadline
January 31, 2023 (Expired)
Grant Size
£2,000GBP
Contact Info
Prizes & Medals Manager prizes@thebritishacademy.ac.uk
Eligibility
Eligible nominations can be for a published work with policy relevance and academic merit on poverty and inequality; ageing and the lives of older people; disability and inequalities in health. The nominated work must have been published within five years of the closing date for nominations, be available in English and the author must be a habitual resident of the UK, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man. An article, a book in more than one volume, or a series of closely related articles will count as a single work.
Description
The Peter Townsend Prize is awarded bienially in for outstanding work with policy relevance on a topic to which Townsend made a major contribution. It is awarded in commemoration of Professor Peter Townsend, one of the most distinguished global figures in contemporary social policy and sociology. As an international researcher and public intellectual, he made an immeasurable contribution to analysis and policy-making in the areas of poverty and inequality, health inequalities, disability and older people. He was a Fellow of the British Academy. Eligibility Eligible nominations can be for a published work with policy relevance and academic merit on poverty and inequality; ageing and the lives of older people; disability and inequalities in health. The nominated work must have been published within five years of the closing date for nominations, be available in English and the author must be a habitual resident of the UK, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man. An article, a book in more than one volume, or a series of closely related articles will count as a single work.

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