Richard D'Avigdor Conference Award

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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.

Eligibility

  • UNSW Professional Library staff (on-going employment)
  • Junior academic staff employed by UNSW in Level A or B academic positions, working in a field relevant to the delivery of innovative information services.

Selection Criteria and Considerations

  • Grant applicants should be proposing to attend a conference in the twelve-month period immediately following the closing date for applications.
  • 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 poster sessions at a conference will be well regarded.
  • Consideration of the award as a joint grant will be given to applicants proposing to make a joint conference paper presentation.

To apply, please download the application form

Applications close 31st October 2016 and should be emailed to Planning, Policy and Development ppdunit@unsw.edu.au.

For more information or if you have any queries in relation to the Richard D'Avigdor Award, please contact the PPD Unit on 9385 8266 or ppdunit@unsw.edu.au.

Past recipients

  • 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
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