CALLING EVERYONE to enter the Radical Statistics Critical Essay Competition!
GET your essay published & WIN a book token
Submit an original essay that addresses a current social research/policy question with critical use & interpretation of relevant data sources (3,000 words max) by 1st July 2014
F i r s t p r i z e £ 5 0
S e c o n d p r i z e £ 3 0
Plus 1 year subscription membership to Radical Statistics (RadStats).
All winning essays will be published in the RadStats newsletter/journal.
Please tell students and others and post this flyer in your department or community.
There are two categories:
- Student*: undergraduate or postgraduate
- Open: any non-student
Your submission must be unpublished & unaided original work:
- either specifically produced for the competition
- or originating from your course of study or dissertation
Your essay could address a current social research policy/question with critical use & interpretation of relevant data sources, or be a critique of statistical methodology in an applied context.
Prizes will be awarded on the basis of readability, clear presentation of statistical material, critical perspective & convincing argument.
Essays do not necessarily have to involve statistical modelling, only critical use & interpretation of relevant data sources.
The deadline for submission is 1st July 2014
Judge’s decisions by 1st October 2014
Winning essays will be featured on the website & published in a special issue of Radical Statistics.
Enter by sending your essay, including full name, email & postal address, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Note: if entering in the student category, please provide university & details of essay origin when submitting (ie module details for coursework essays or whether the essay stems from an undergraduate, masters or PhD thesis).
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