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Naomi C. Turner Prize

The Naomi C. Turner Prize honors the best paper written and presented by a student (or students) at the annual conference. The prize was endowed by WAPOR past president Fred Turner in memory of his mother.

Past Prize Recipients

1995 Salma I. Ghanem, USA
1996 Andreina Mandelli, Italy
1997 None awarded
1998 Dietram A. Scheufele, USA
1999 None awarded
2000 Gregor Petric, Slovenia
2001 Yariv Tsfati, USA
2002 Seung-Ahn Nah and Hernando Rojas, USA
2003 Lilach Nir, USA
2004 Yufen Chen, USA
Honorable Mention: Homero Gil de Zúñiga, USA
2005 Roei Davidson, USA
2006 None Awarded
2007 Joerg Matthes, Switzerland
2008 Sebastián Valenzuela, USA
2009 Martin Degen, Anja Obermüller and Anna-Maria Schielicke, Germany
Honorable Mention: Stefan Geiss, Germany
2010 Wenlin Liu, USA
2011 Dmitriy Poznyak, Belgium
2012 Yu Won Oh and Rebecca Yu, USA
2013 None awarded
2014 Mathias Weber and Christina Koehler, Germany
2015 Marko Kovic, Switzerland
2016 Alexander Kustov, USA

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WAPOR Statement on House of Lords
Submitted by WAPOR as evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on Political Polling and Digital Media on August 30, 2017

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Understanding and Interpreting Opinion Polls
New International Online Course for Journalists

Upcoming Conferences and Seminars:

WAPOR 71st Annual Conference
Marrakech, Morocco
June 27-30, 2018
Information coming soon!

WAPOR VIIi Latin America Congress
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
October 17-19, 2018
Information coming soon!

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WAPOR Press Release: LINCOLN (Nebraska, USA)
Statement on interviewers lynched in Ajalpan, Mexico
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