Student Paper Award: Methodology of Longitudinal Surveys Conference

The organising committee of the Second International Conference on the Methodology of Longitudinal Surveys (MOLS2) invites submissions for a Student Paper Award.

The prize will include a waiver of the MOLS2 conference registration fee, three nights standard conference accommodation for the presenting author of the winning paper, and copies of the Wiley books Methodology of Longitudinal Surveys and Advances in Longitudinal Survey Methodology. The conference will take place at the University of Essex, UK, on 25-27 July 2018.

The submission should be in the form of a full paper (in English) of maximum 6500 words of text (excluding references and appendices) and may address any topic that falls within the scope of the conference (i.e. the design and implementation of longitudinal surveys). Both current submissions to the MOLS2 conference and new submissions will be considered equally, and the winning paper is expected to be presented at the conference.

To be eligible all authors must be either current students or recent graduates (PhD viva or award of Masters Degree since January 2017). The application for the Student Paper Award should be completed by 1 March 2018, and the winner will be announced by 2 April 2018. The winner will be presented with their prize on 25 July 2018, the first day of the conference.

To apply for the Student Paper Award competition please:

  • Email Olena Kaminska, of the organizing committee, attaching a full paper in pdf format ( by March 1, 2018
  • The paper must include an abstract of maximum 400 words and a word-count
  • In the body of the email please include information about student or recent graduate status of all authors
  • Please also include the authors’ contact information, including email, affiliation, address and phone number

For more details about MOLS2 conference please visit the event page