CRTC Prize for Excellence in Policy Research
Deadline to participate in the 2017 edition has been extended to February 3, 2017.
Supporting a new generation of leaders in Communications Policy research
The CRTC Prize for Excellence in Policy Research was launched, in June 2015, to encourage a new generation of researchers to contribute to Canada’s public policy development, relating to information and communication.
The first-ever winners of the CRTC Prize for Excellence in Policy Research, honoured in May 2016, are:
- Master’s category: Daniel Mackwood, University of Toronto. “The Petition to the Governor in Council procedure: Canada’s wholesale broadband policies, the appeal mechanisms that challenge them, and broader regulatory trajectories” (PDF)
- PhD category: Daniela Mastrocola, York University and Ryerson University. “Another One Bites the Dust? The Transition from CHRY 105.5FM to VIBE105” (PDF)
- Post-doctorate category: Mary Elizabeth Luka, York University. “Scratching the surface: Rethinking the roots of Canadian communication policy” (PDF)
Inspired by the desire to build stronger ties between academia and policy makers, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is proud to sponsor, with the Canadian Communications Association (CCA), the advancement of research on emerging issues in communication studies.
- Three monetary awards (Master’s $1,500, PhD $2,500, Postdoc $1,000)
- Travel to the CCA Conference in Toronto 2017 and the International Institute of Communications (IIC) Canada Conference in Ottawa 2017
- Publication and translation of winning papers on the CRTC website
- Presentation of winning papers before CRTC Commissioners and other federal policy makers
Participate in the 2017 edition
Winning papers will be assessed on their contributions to cross-cutting themes in Canadian information and communication policy studies. For eligibility and full submission details, please refer to the CCA website at www.acc-cca.ca.
February, 3, 2017
For more information
CCA website: www.acc-cca.ca
Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and to think what nobody else has thought.
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