Developmental Science

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Edited By: Charles A. Nelson, Michelle de Haan, and Paul C. Quinn

Impact Factor: 3.982

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 5/69 (Psychology Developmental); 7/85 (Psychology Experimental)

Online ISSN: 1467-7687

Early Career Research Prize - Nominations

In order to help recognise the emergence of new researchers with outstanding potential in the field of developmental sciences, the Developmental Science editors wish to award an annual prize for the best original scientific paper or report to appear in the journal Developmental Science.

• The recipient must be the first author on a paper or research report of outstanding originality and impact that has been accepted or has appeared in Developmental Science during the year in question. The award will be announced early in the following year;
• He or she will be within 5 years of completing their PhD when the paper was accepted;
• PhD students are also eligible.

How to nominate
• Nominations will be considered from co-authors and members of the full editorial board;
• To nominate a candidate, please send a brief e-mail to Developmental Science ( stating the author’s name and the corresponding article title. If you wish, include a brief statement as to the significance of the paper and the nominee’s contribution to the work reported. If you are self-nominating, please include a brief supporting statement from a faculty member;
• Nominations will close at the end of January for the previous year (e.g. If you wish to nominate a candidate for the 2013 prize, please do so by the end of Jan 2014).

Prize announcement
• The Editors and Associate Editors will select the winning paper;
• The winning author and paper will be announced with a brief citation highlighting the importance of the work reported;
• The winner will receive a certificate, a personal annual subscription to the journal and $500, kindly donated by Wiley.