Paper competition 2015

Young Scholars Competition 2015

Deadline for full paper submission: July 1st 2015

The Urban Commission is delighted to announce the Young Scholars Paper Competition 2015.

Participation is open to all Young Scholars (those under 35 years of age on July 1st 2015) participating in the IGU Urban Commission meeting in Dublin, Ireland on August 9th to 16th 2015.

The prize fund is US 1 000$.

The Urban Commission Steering Committee will handle the adjudication process. The judges’ decision will be final and there will be no correspondence regarding the decision. The panel reserves the right not to award the prize in any year. A full paper must be submitted by July 1st 2015 by the author in the following format:

• PDF format
• Maximum ten A4 pages (1.5 spacing)
• Times New Roman 12 pt font
• Images and tables should be included (all in black and white)

The official entry form MUST accompany the submission of papers. Only papers submitted in this way will be judged as part of the competition. Papers and entry forms should be submitted by email to:

with a copy to the IGU Urban Commission coordinators of young scholar Committee:

- Niamh Moore:

- Tomoko Kubo:

- Maria Jose Pineira:

Final date for submission: July 1st 2015

Please fill the form and send it with your submission paper:

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