29 November 2012

Transport Research Prize of the International Transport Forum at the OECD

A prize of 5
000 Euros
and an invitation to the Annual Summit of transport ministers in Leipzig, Germany on 22-24 May 2013 awaits the winner of the 2013 Young Researcher of the Year Award for the best paper analysing interlinkages between financial needs and specific projects in the transport sector.

The Young Researcher of the Year Award aims to encourage and reward creative reflection and analysis by young academics under 35 years of age who are investigating the major contribution of transport to the well-being of our societies and their proper functioning.

The Award is being offered by the International Transport Forum at the OECD, an intergovernmental organisation that acts as a think tank for the transport sector and organises an annual meeting of transport ministers from its 54 member countries and beyond. The theme of the 2013 Summit is “Funding Transport”.

Submitted papers will be examined by an international panel of experts from the transport and transport economics research sectors under the aegis of the International Transport Forum. The winner will be honoured at an official award ceremony, attended by ministers of transport, on 23 May 2013 in Leipzig. Additional merit awards may also be presented.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, 15 February 2013.

For more information, including the application form, visit the International Transport Forum website at www.internationaltransportforum.org/2013, or contact Michel Violland (michel.violland@oecd.org).