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BERA Annual Conference 2023 – ECR Presentation Award

Conference 2023 best paper award

BERA aims to celebrate and promote the work of our Early Career Researcher Network. We presented a prize to the best Early Career researcher presentation at the conference.

The top scoring ECR abstracts were automatically shortlisted for the BERA ECR Presentation Award.

  • 1st prize – £300 + Complimentary attendance at the following years BERA Annual Conference.
  • 2nd prize – £100
  • 3rd prize – £50

You can view the full abstracts on the programme here.

1st prize winner

Exploring instructor visibility and familiarity in video-based instruction in secondary school science

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Steve Griffiths, Dr

Adjunct Research Fellow at Griffith Institute for Educational Research

Steve is a Highly Accomplished Teacher who teaches senior biology at a state high school in Brisbane, Australia. Steve’s PhD investigated instructor visibility and familiarity in video instruction. Steve is interested in video learning, science...

2nd prize winner

English fever slipping through policy and pervading early childhood in South Korea: time to live with the fever and address what truly matters

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Jeehee Kim, Mrs

PhD candidate at The Education University of Hong Kong

Jeehee Kim is a Research Grants Council (RGC) funded PhD student in the Department of Education Policy and Leadership (EPL) at The Education University of Hong Kong. She is the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) awardee. Holding a degree in...

3rd prize winner

Thomas Chambers – Resilience in early childhood education during COVID-19: The case of a private school in rural Peru

Di Wang – Gender, Drama and Life: Exploring Children’s Gender Performances in Early Years Settings

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Thomas Chambers, Mr

Early career researcher at University of Greenwich

Tom Chambers is an early career researcher studying a part-time PhD at the University of Greenwich, London. His research is focused on exploring the impact of the pandemic on the key stakeholders associated with early childhood education (ECE) in...

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Di Wang, Ms

University of Durham

Di is a PhD candidate at the School of Education of Durham University. Within the domain of education, Di has a background in both Early Childhood Education and Drama and Theatre Education. She completed her undergraduate and postgraduate studies...