The Richard D'Avigdor Conference Award (up to $8000) aims to enhance career development opportunities by attendance at major national or international conferences on aspects of the development of digital information provision and access.
- Early career academic staff employed by UNSW in Level A or B academic positions, working in a field relevant to the delivery of innovative information services
- UNSW Professional Library staff (on-going employment)
- Grant applicants should be proposing to attend a conference in the twelve-month period following the application
Selection criteria and considerations
- Applications will be assessed on the basis of career development potential, reasons for proposed attendance at the nominated conference and the potential benefits to be returned to UNSW.
- Applicants proposing to deliver papers or sessions at a conference will be well regarded.
- Conferences should involve aspects on the development of digital information provision and access in the following areas:
- Information Management
- Learning and Teaching
- University administration/records
- Consideration of the award as a joint grant will be given to applicants proposing to make a joint conference paper presentation.
- Grant total applied for is the maximum amount required for the conference costs (including estimated conversion to AUD).
- 2019 Maude Frances, Vanessa Crosby
- 2018 "ELISE Team" (Megan Saville, Peter Smith, Wolf Villalta, Nadia Kempfe and Jennifer Whitfield)
- 2017 Jennifer Platt, Felix Tan, Daniel Bangert, Baichen Zhao
- 2016 Marnie Feneley
- 2015 Amy Barker and Richard Gray
- 2014 Ahmed Imran
- 2012 Adela Sobotkova
- 2011 Daniel Schlagwein
- 2006 Roman Tantiongco and Lorraine Evison
- 2005 Mary Anne Kennan
- 2004 Maude Frances