The Wilkes Award is given for the best paper published in a volume of The Computer Journal.
It is awarded each year to the author or authors of one paper appearing in the previous volume (year).
The Award consists of £500 purchase vouchers from Oxford University Press and a certificate for the winner, and £100 purchase vouchers for the runner-up.
The winner for Vol. 52 (2009) is:
‘Integrating Wireless Sensors and RFID Tags into Energy-Efficient and Dynamic Context Networks’ by Tomás Sánchez López, Daeyoung Kim, Gonzalo Huerta Canepa and Koudjo Koumadi. Vol. 52:2, p.240-267. http://www.oxfordjournals.org/page/4005/1