Daiga Kamerāde was awarded the Campbell Adamson Memorial Prize for the best research paper at the 19th Annual Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research Conference, at Sheffield Hallam University. Daiga's paper has been published by NCVO as a blog: 'Volunteering during unemployment: does it lead to paid work?'

The 4th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise (University of  Liege, Belgium) awarded the Best Conference Paper award to Simon Teasdale, Fergus Lyon and Rob Baldock for their paper 'The politically motivated construction of evidence: A methodological critique of the social enterprise growth myth'. The authors donated their €350 prize to advance the EMES PhD Network in the form of a bursary for participation in the 4th EMES PhD Summer School.

The paper has been published in the Journal of Social Entrepreneurship as 'Playing with Numbers: A Methodological Critique of the Social Enterprise Growth Myth'. Open Access status has been granted so it is free to access in its online version.