Youth Voice Journal (YVJ) is an international, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that publishes theoretical contributions and empirical studies on international issues affecting young people. YVJ is published by IARS Publications, a member of COPE. YVJ is ranked and indexed by Scopus, ORCID, Kudos, Criminal Justice Abstracts, EBSCO Information Services and The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS).
As part of the IARS Research and Leadership Awards 2013, you can nominate yourself or someone that you know, to receive an award. One of the categories is the Youth Research Project Award, which is sponsored by Subcultures Network based at Reading University.
The Youth Research Project Award: For the project that has produced new research on an area of youth policy or an issue affecting young people, which has made a significant contribution to IARS’ vision for a society in which everyone is given a chance to actively participate in social problem-solving. The successful project should fulfill the following criteria:The research must focus on an area of youth policy or an issue affecting young people with bonus points for projects that have involved young people in the research process.The project has undertaken action research, promoting participation of the community.The research is independent, credible, focused and current.
The project has contributed to research which forms a solid evidence base for policy makers in the UK or in Europe.
The research has fed into wider debate on the topic.
We will be celebrating everyone’s achievements at a fun and lively event on Wednesday 6th August at the Ritzy Cinema, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London, SW12 1JG. Attendance is free and refreshments will be provided.
If you have any questions about nominations, sponsorship or the awards ceremony, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 0207 820 0945.