ANZCA Secretary

Philip Dearman of RMIT University's Melbourne City Campus has kindly volunteered to be secretary. Welcome, Philip, to the ANZCA Exec.
Click here for Philip's staff profile page. 

UPDATE: ANZCA needs one hero

Gerard Goggin has volunteered to be ANZCA's treasurer but a secretary is:
Still needed URGENTLY... like NOW.
Starts now; ends September 2019
Contact Mary Simpson (President) or Jolyon Sykes (Web person) if you want to know more.

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ANZCA needs two heroes

A Secretary and a Treasurer
Needed URGENTLY... like NOW.
Starts now; ends September 2019
Contact me (or Jolyon) if you want to know more.

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Mary Simpson - President

 

2018 Conference Awards

The following awards were made at the 2018 annual conference at the University of Auckland, NZ.

Caroline Fisher (University of Canberra) won the Anne Dunn Award. See the next announcement.
The Christopher Newell Prize for best paper dealing with equity, diversity and social justice was not awarded, the judges deciding there was a lack of papers that met the criteria.
The Grant Noble Prize for best student paper went to Dan Andrew of the University of Canberra.
The People’s Choice was also not awarded this year.
Roxanna Holdsworth, Michele Willson and Jolyon Sykes won President’s Service Awards.

ANZCA members and executive congratulated the successful winners.

 

Anne Dunn Award 2018 Winner

The 2018 Anne Dunn Scholar Award has been won by Dr Caroline Fisher from the University of Canberra. Caroline was commended by the panel for her body of work as an early career researcher, which features a range of high-quality national and international publications. Her research highlights the connections between journalism and other communication forms, and aims to increase understanding about the changing relationship between these different forms. The Anne Dunn Scholar Award is jointly sponsored by Anne's family, the Journalism Education and Research Association, and ANZCA, and honours Anne's lifetime dedication to public service journalism.

SACOMM 2018

Dear ANZCA Colleagues,
For those who are interested in submitting a paper proposal to the 2018 South African Communication Association (SACOMM) conference, please follow this link to the webpage where you can find the abstract submission form:
http://sacomm.org.za/download/
Best wishes, Colleen Mills

Anne Dunn Award 2018

The fifth annual award in commemoration of the life and work of Associate Professor Anne Dunn of the University of Sydney has now closed and the judging process is complete. The winner will be announced at the 2018 conference in Auckland.
Click here for more details.

Terry Flew on CHASS Board

Professor Terry Flew from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has been elected to the Executive Board of the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS), commencing in 2018. The objectives of CHASS are to promote the interests of the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences in Australia. Specifically, the aims of CHASS are to:

  • represent the interests of the sector
  • promote the contribution of the sector to government, industry and the public
  • provide a forum for discussion between the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences sectors in Australia
  • build the innovative capacity of Australia through better linkages between this sector, and science, engineering and industry.

Information about CHASS can be found on its website.

ANZCA is a member of CHASS.

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

Applications are now welcome for the fourth annual award in commemoration of the life and work of Associate Professor Anne Dunn of the University of Sydney.
Click here for more details.