The Jerome Roche Prize was inaugurated in 2001 in memory of the British scholar Jerome Roche. The prize is awarded annually by the RMA for a distinguished article by a scholar in the early stages of his or her career. Articles considered for the prize are in English and published in the previous calendar year. Articles may be considered from journals, edited volumes, or books of conference proceedings.
Nominations can be made by any member of the RMA, and self-nominations are encouraged. Articles should be in English, and either from a journal, an edited volume or a book of conference proceedings. Only one nomination per candidate will be accepted in any one year.
Nominations will be considered only if they are accompanied by the article and an abstract, together with evidence (e.g. a c.v.) that the nominee can indeed be considered to be in the early stages of a career. These documents may be submitted either:
Authors or nominators who have questions about either format should contact the prize committee chair.
Nominations and supporting documents should be received by 1 March. Award Committee’s recommendation will be submitted to the following meeting of Council and the prize announced at the Annual General Meeting.