Please note: the next deadline for this prize will be announced on this website, as well as in 'What's On' (College weekly newsletter) and 'The Grapevine' (Student weekly newsletter).

The winners of the Future of Work Prize will receive a £600 award.

The Green Templeton College Ngo Future of Work Prize is an annual award which is now open to University of Oxford students from all departments and study areas. To be considered for the prize, students must submit a discrete piece of work which has either been written specifically for the prize or is based on conference papers, papers prepared for journals, as well as on chapters or abbreviated sections from their thesis or dissertation.

Submitted papers should relate to the topic of 'work' as defined by the Programme's following broad subthemes:

1. Identity and Work

2. Work Boundaries

3. Ethics of Work

4. Meaningful Work

5. Mind, Body, and Work

6. Technology and Work

8. Researching Work

9. Innovation and Change in Work

The work can draw upon secondary or primary material. However, to be considered for the Prize, papers must consist of innovative research of a high academic standard and accomplished one or more of the following Future of Work Programme objectives:

A. Contribute to the understanding of work at either at a theoretical or empirical level

B. Challenge existing norms and standard views of work

C. Deepen our appreciation of work, as a topic, in an imaginative way

D. Seek to cross inter-disciplinary boundaries and bring new insights to our understanding of work

E. Use innovative research methods

F. Foreground issues which have been ignored or taken for granted

G. Combine theoretical rigour with practical relevance

H. Contribute to critical societal debates on work and its future.

Submitted papers should be no more than 10,000 words in length, and will be judged by a selection panel which consists of Green Templeton Future of Work members as well as external experts.

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