We are pleased to announce the “Preprints.org 2023 Most Popular Preprints Award”. There are 8 subject categories for preprints posted with us in 2023. A first and second prize will be awarded to preprints in each subject category based on popular vote.
  • Subject Category

    Biology and Life Sciences
    Chemistry and Material Science
    Computer Science and Mathematics
    Environmental and Earth Sciences
    Physical Sciences
    Medicine and Pharmacology, & Public Health and Healthcare
    Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, & Business and Economics
  • Schedule

    Submission Deadline
    Dec 31, 2023
    Preprints posted on Preprints.org from January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023 will be eligible for the award. Submit your work before the deadline to be qualified.
    Jan 2024
    All preprints will undergo a thorough assessment. This process will be assessed by Preprints.org's Electoral Committee, consisting of our Advisory Board, Screeners and Editorial Office. In total, 80 preprints will be shortlisted.
    Public Vote
    Feb - Mar 2024
    The shortlisted preprints (10 preprints in each subject category) will be posted on the award activity page for public voting.
    Apr 2024
    In each subject category, the top two preprints with the most votes will be awarded. We will announce the winners on Preprints.org’s website.
  • The Prizes

    • The first prize: 300 CHF (Swiss Francs);
    • The second prize: 200 CHF (Swiss Francs);
    • One free iThenticate Plagiarism check for each author of the awarded preprints;
    • Each awarded preprint will be issued an electronic certificate;
    • Each awarded preprint will be awarded a free Video-Making Service (see Example) *;
    • The awarded preprints will be selected into a Collection and announced on Preprints.org’s website.

    Note: Preprints with higher online mentions will be awarded in case the votes are equal.
  • Eligibility

    • Preprints posted on Preprints.org in 2023;
    • Open to all career levels.
  • Shortlist Criteria

    • Scientific impact;
    • Clarity of presentation;
    • Downloads and views;
    • Online mentions, e.g., Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook.
  • Public Vote

    The Public Vote will be carried out on Preprints.org’s website. Once the public vote starts, the voting channel will be open. Subscribe to this page to follow up on the updates or follow us on social media in advance!
  • Sponsors

    * Video-Making Service cannot be transferred to other people (valid within 2 years after the award is announced). All rights reserved by Preprints.org.
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