To recognize a piece of research published in the past 3 years that has made a substantial innovation in how we think about or conduct research in the area of drug policy, including (but not exclusively limited to) the methods and data used for conducting drug policy analysis, the theoretical models of or frameworks guiding work on the agents (consumers, suppliers, regulators) or systems (drug markets, health providers, criminal justice system, social services) that influence drug policy, and/or practical understanding of drug policy in the world today.
The selected individual will receive a formal certificate from the society, a monetary award of $3000 US plus $500 in travel expenses, as well as the opportunity to give a 30-minute presentation at the annual ISSDP meeting.
- English-language publication (article, book, or report)
- Can be authored by an ISSDP member or a non-ISSDP member
- If the publication has multiple authors, they will have to choose one person to come to the meeting and accept the award
- Published in the last three years (since January 1 of the year of the ISSDP Conference). For 2024, this if from January 2021 to December 2023.
Nominations and Committee
Anyone who wishes to nominate a paper for consideration (self-nominations are welcome) should send their nominations to Peter Reuter (firstname.lastname@example.org) by March 31, 2024. The Committee reserves the right to nominate papers. The decision of the committee will be announced electronically by April 15, 2024
The committee consists of: