This new award is to highlight new journals that are publishing outstanding quality research in current, strong and evolving subjects. Free access was given to the 16 eligable journals. Over 1000 votes were cast and the winner is:
One voter commented, “This journal gives an important space to a number of outstanding critical researchers. The journal provides information on evolving and relevant topics. I am glad that Emerald has taken the lead and has the courage to publish a journal of this nature”.
The three up runners were: