Congratulations to those of you who received the 2013 EAPL-S awards! Awards were handed out at the EAPL conference in Coventry, UK. For all of you who applied but didn't receive an award, we wish you the best of luck for next year.
Applications for the paper awards were submitted before the conference. Students had to submit a 1000 word summary of their research, and a panel provided feedback to each student about their submission. The most excellent applications are listed below. Each award was worth £150.
Title: Nonverbal Mimicry Increases in Second-Language Interviews
Co-authors: Paul Taylor & Matthijs Noordzij
Title: Sex Offenders’ Grooming of Children on the Internet
Co-author: Michael Lamb
Title: It’s not all about knowledge! When accountability reduces confirmatory information processing in expert judges
Co-author: Birte Englich
Title: Identifying an offender’s propensities based on crime scene behavior in a sample of child molesters
Co-authors: Karl Hanson, Alasdair Goodwill, & Klaus-Peter Dahle
Each year the posters of all student members of the EAPL are evaluated at the EAPL conference. A panel of three judges evaluated all posters and, of all the excellent posters at this year's conference, the following three were deemed the most exceptional.
Award amount: £200
Award amount: £150
Award amount: £100
This award goes to the most outstanding student research proposals, as submitted in the spring of this year. The winners were chosen based on high quality of proposal, along with having an outstanding CV (see full criteria for award here). This is a highly competitive award which provides monetary research funding worth 400 Euro for the 1st place project
Title: Do classical criminological predictors exhibit heterogeneous effects?
Title: Investigative interviews with victims of human trafficking – the victims’ experience
Title: Decision making of Appropriate Adults
Working Title: Effects of pretrial publicity in a judicial context