UKLA Wiley Research in Literacy Education Award

The UKLA/ Wiley Research in Literacy Education Award is a prestigious prize bestowed on the best article in the Journal of Research in Reading (JRR) and Literacy in the previous year. Both are peer-reviewed journals with international reputations for excellence.

Suzan Nouwens and Bobbie Kabuto Winners of the UKLA Wiley Award 2019
Suzan Nouwens and Bobbie Kabuto Winners of the UKLA Wiley Award 2019

The shortlists are chosen by working parties convened by the editors of JRR and Literacy. 

The award is given to a text which fulfils many of the following criteria:

  • Relevance to readership – taking account of an international readership
  • Accessibility to a knowledgeable readership
  • Original content which contributes significantly to existing knowledge or the development of new knowledge, policy or strategy
  • Clear theoretical position
  • Methodologically sound research processes /design appropriate to the theoretical standpoint
  • Sound level of critical analysis
  • Relevant and appropriate citation base  

Panel Chair: Wayne Tennent.