Nominations are open for the Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize 2019 with the aim of improving the development and living conditions of children and young people.

Academics, academic institutions and professional organizations from around the world are encouraged to participate in research on children and young people to present their candidacies. Potential beneficiaries can come from any academic discipline that seeks to improve the development and living conditions of children and youth. This includes, but is not limited to, educational sciences, psychology, economics, sociology, family studies, media studies, linguistics, neurosciences, computer science, and medical science.

The prize is endowed with 1 million Swiss francs, of which 900,000 Swiss francs are for use in a research project and 100,000 Swiss francs are for related costs, such as travel, networks and dissemination.

To consider

  • The prize will be awarded to an outstanding and respected researcher who carries out innovative research on children and young people.
  • The Jacobs Foundation invites research experts on children and young people from around the world to nominate candidates.
  • It is aimed at academics from all countries who have made great progress in understanding child and youth development and, at the same time, have the potential to advance in this field through active research.
  • Self-nominations can not be accepted.

Deadline for nomination: March 1, 2019

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