The Young Researcher of the Year Award is open to researchers under 35 years of age
at the time of closing of applications who have undertaken the research presented in
the submitted paper in an institution, university or consultancy firm located in a
member country1 of the International Transport Forum. The researcher must be the
main author of the paper.
The research paper may analyse any aspect related to transport connectivity for
regional integration, such as, but not limited to, transport network connectivity,
multimodal connectivity, the development of transport corridors, their impact on the
economy or society, or the required instutional or regulatory frameworks to achieve
improved connectivity and integration.
The work can be quantitative or qualitative and come from any of the academic fields
linked to transport. The winning paper will propose advances from the current state of
knowledge in the domain and be methodologically rigorous.