Harold Samuel Research Prize

The Harold Samuel Research Prize awards up to £15,000 annually to support innovative research projects with the potential to provide industry-changing insight.

UCEM is delighted to announce the inaugural Harold Samuel Research Prize, an annual award of up to £15,000 for an innovative research project that has the potential to provide industry-changing insight for the Built Environment. The Prize will be judged and awarded by a panel of experts from across the industry, UCEM staff and independent appointees. The Prize is open to applications from the UK and in any other part of the world.

What research will be considered?

Projects may be undertaken by anyone working in or with an interest in and knowledge of the Built Environment sector, based in the UK or in any other part of the world. The panel particularly welcomes applications related to the themes of the 2019 Prize, as detailed in the Application Entry Guide, but will also welcome topics on any aspect that has the potential to provide industry-changing insight for the Built Environment.

Application process

11 October 2018 Harold Samuel Research Prize announced
14 February 2019 UCEM website open for applications
3 May 2019 Last date for submissions
4 May to 7 June 2019 Check validity of submissions
28 June 2019 Final date for further information required
8 July to 23 August 2019 Judging panel assessments
26 August to 26 September 2019 Interviews
27 September 2019 Judging panel final decision and applicants notified
10 October 2019 UCEM Property Awards luncheon presentation

Please note that the 2019 round of the Harold Samuel Research Prize is now closed to new applicants. The entry guide and application form are still available to view for those who may be interested in submitting an application in future rounds, but please note that this award is subject to annual review and requirements may change in future years.