CAN THE SOCIAL RELEVANCE OF RESEARCH BE EVALUATED AND, IF SO, HOW?
The Austrian Academy of Sciences shall award a cash prize for each of the three best answers to the above question.
1st prize € 12,000
2nd prize € 8,000
3rd prize € 4,000
The competition is open to individuals and groups.
Entries are requested in writing in the form of an essay and they are not subject to a restriction of characters.
The competition is open for essays in German, English, French, Italian, Russian and Spanish.
Submissions can be sent by email to aktuariat(at)oeaw.ac.at or by post to the Actuarial Office of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz 2, 1010 Vienna, by 31 August 2018. The date of the postmark will apply.
The judging and prize ceremony shall be carried out by an interdisciplinary prize commission.
The winners will be notified by January 2019.
The OeAW Conditions of participation shall apply: