INQUIRE considers the making of awards an important means of fulfilling its mission to encourage top-quality research relevant to the investment community.

Everyone benefits:

  • Recipients - financially, from the prestige added to their CVs, and the knowledge that their work is valued
  • Heads of department - from the accolade to their school, and the recognition that its work has impact in the real as well as the academic world
  • Investment practitioners - signposting the best research and encouraging its presenters to produce more of the same

The awards are made

  • before the event, in the form of scholarships to help fund research, and
  • after the event, in the form of prizes for the best papers presented at its seminars.