2017 Conference Awards

The following awards were made at the 2017 annual conference at the University of Sydney, NSW.

Cate Thill (Notre Dame University) and Tanja Dreher (University of New South Wales) won the Christopher Newell Prize for best paper dealing with equity, diversity and social justice: “Disability, listening and media justice”.
Elizabeth Goode (University of Newcastle) won the Grant Noble Prize for best student paper: “The dilemma of voice in biographical narratives: confronting complexity in the ‘unexpected stories’ of intercountry adoptees”.
James Meese (University Technology Sydney) won the People’s Choice for the best presentation: “Vernacular regulation: copyright, privacy and the boundaries of online content”.
Elizabeth Gray (Massey University) and Michele Willson (Curtin University) won the President’s Service Award.

ANZCA members and executive congratulated the successful winners. The meeting also congratulated Professor Geoffrey Craig, Auckland University of Technology for winning the Anne Dunn award (see earlier announcement).

Anne Dunn Award 2017 – Winner announced

The 2017 Anne Dunn Scholar award for excellence in research about communication or journalism has been awarded to Professor Geoffrey Craig, head of research in the School of Communication Studies at Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand.

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2017 Conference

The Department of Media and Communication (MECO) at the University of Sydney is proud to hold the annual conference of ANZCA and to welcome you to the city of Sydney.
ANZCA 2017 will take place between 4 and 7 July 2017.
This year’s theme is “Communication Worlds: Access, Voice, Diversity, Engagement”, aimed at attracting stimulating and engaged scholarly debate from a broad range of scholars associated with the association.

Click here to go to the conference website.

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2016–17 Executive

The new executive was elected at the 2016 AGM in Newcastle. Click here for the names and e-mail addresses of the new executive.

2016 Conference Awards

The following awards were made at the 2016 annual conference in Newcastle, NSW.

Ramaswami Harindranath won the Christopher Newell Prize for best paper dealing with equity, diversity and social justice.
Jessamy Gleeson won the Grant Noble Prize for best student paper.
Pita Shelford won the People’s Choice for the best presentation.
Janet Fulton won the President’s Service Award.

ANZCA members and executive would like to congratulate the successful winners.

Emma A Jane wins Anne Dunn Scholar Award for 2016

The 2016 Anne Dunn Scholar award for excellence in research about communication or journalism has been awarded to Emma A Jane, senior lecturer at the University of New South Wales. Warm congratulations, Emma, from the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia and the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association.

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ICA Conference in Fukuoka, Japan, 9–13 June, 2016

The 66th International Communication Association conference will be held in Fukuoka, Japan, from 9th to 13th June, 2016. Its theme is “Communicating with Power”.

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Mia Lindgren wins 2015 Anne Dunn prize

The Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) and the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA) are delighted to announce that this year’s winner of the Anne Dunn scholar of the year is Associate Professor Mia Lindgren, of Monash University.

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New ANZCA Journal

Communication Research and Practice (or CRP as it will also be known) is a new journal published for ANZCA by Taylor & Francis, and marks a new stage in the evolution of communication research and publishing in Australia, New Zealand, and internationally.

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Anne Dunn Scholar of the Year Award

The award is in memory of a remarkable broadcaster, journalism educator and media scholar. Anne was known for her efforts to build bridges, whether between industry and the academy or across academic disciplines, for her mentoring of younger women making the adjustment from working in news media to academia and for her life-long commitment to public sector broadcasting.