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A couple of scholarships for NSW folk

Posted September 6th 2011 @ 10:00 pm by snail

Applications from eligible NSW library staff for the 2011 Colin Mills Scholarship and the 2011 Kath Knowles Young Leaders Award have been extended until Friday 9 September 2011. Colin Mills Scholarship a biennial award to the value of $8,000 the Council and/or Library of intending applicants must be a current financial member of either Public [...]

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SLNSW Fellowships

Posted May 31st 2010 @ 1:38 pm by snail

Meant to add this last week but there’s still a chance to score some funding for research. From the press release: The State Library of New South Wales is currently taking applications for the DS Mitchell Fellowship and the Merewether Fellowship. The Mitchell and Merewether fellowships are designed to promote the Library’s role as a [...]

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Jean Arnot Memorial Fellowship

Posted March 12th 2010 @ 12:59 pm by snail

This seems somewhat timely, given a recent report on the decline of pay equity.  As per the blurb: The fellowship is named in honour of the late Jean Fleming Arnot, MBE, FLAA, a former staff member of the State Library of New South Wales, who retired as head cataloguer in 1968 after a distinguished career [...]

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VALA travel scholarship goes to LINT writer

Posted November 27th 2008 @ 9:55 am by Peta Hopkins

We have a very happy and excited author here at Libraries Interact. Kathryn Greenhill has shared her very exciting news on her personal blog, but we want to make a fuss about her too. Kathryn has been awarded the VALA Travel Scholarship and will be heading off to the United States and Canada next year [...]

UK perspective on Research Assessment

Posted March 3rd 2008 @ 6:07 pm by Fiona Bradley

Librarians in research and academia are keeping a close eye on changes to Research Assessment under the new Government. Michael Jubb from the UK based Research Information Blog has a post about how the new Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), replacing the Research Quality Framework (RQF) compares to what’s happening in the UK – [...]

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New support for researchers

Posted August 31st 2007 @ 2:45 pm by Fiona Bradley

Two new scholarship funds for researchers are now being established (via ALIA): Australian Prime Ministers’ Centre Research and Scholarship program Fellowships are offered for research scholars, and Summer scholarships are offered for early career researcher. One of the eligible disciplines is librarianship.   Jean Whyte Fund The Jean Whyte fund, supporting research in librarianship and archives, [...]

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