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Celebrating youth participation and leadership in research and social problem-solving


Since 2012, IARS has been running its own annual awards aiming to celebrate and reward cutting edge research and youth leadership from around the world.


The Awards began as a response to the 2011 riots. The aim of the awards is to recognise and reward  outstanding young people that contribute to our mission of a fairer society in which everyone is given a chance to actively participate in social problem solving.


If you know a young person that you would like to nominate on the following categories please email .The Community Leader Award – The Youth Research Project Award -The Youth Digital Award – The 99% Campaign Young Journalist Award


This year the IARS Youth Awards will be on March 24th. Save the date! 

How ? ! 

Due to covid restrictions it will take place online. We will continue to update you about log in details and nominations and winners on this post.