StockWell Communications/Polis Research Prize
The StockWell Communications/Polis Research Prize is an annual student research prize awarded to a current LSE post-graduate student. The prize, worth £1000, is awarded for the best research proposal of 500-1000 words. The successful candidate also has the opportunity to take up a paid internship with StockWell Communications, a strategic communications and reputation management firm, to develop their proposal into a final research paper. The research paper will be jointly published by Polis and StockWell Communications.
The student must submit a 500-1000 word proposal on the topic. The proposal should include:
― an outline of topic area;
― its relevance to the subject area; and
― a view as to the value of the research topic to the corporate world.
Format for submissions
All submissions should be made in .doc, .docx or .pdf formats.
The judging panel will include Carolyn Esser, Senior Communications Officer, Europe, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Matthew Young, Group Corporate Affairs Director, Lloyds Banking Group; Kamal Ahmed, Business Editor, The Sunday Telegraph; Professor Charlie Beckett, Director of Polis, Head of Media & Communications Department, LSE; and Anthony Silverman, Partner, StockWell Communications.