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.
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”.
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.
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.
Anne Dunn Scholar of the Year Award
Anne Dunn Scholar of the Year Award 2015
To commemorate the life and work of a much valued and sorely missed colleague – Professor Anne Dunn – the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA), the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA), and members of Anne Dunn’s family decided to offer an annual award worth $3,000 for an Anne Dunn scholar of the year. This award recognises excellence in research about the fields of communications or journalism, including but not limited to broadcast media for the public benefit.
Inaugural WA Communication Culture and Media symposium
ANZCA was very proud to support the inaugural West Australian Communication Culture and Media (WACCM) symposium at Curtin University on Friday 13th February. The event was a huge success, attended by almost 60 West Australian scholars and organisers were thrilled to see such excitement among our postgrads, confirming to us all the significant research that continues to emerge out of WA.
Digging the Data 2015
On Friday 17th April media scholars from across Australia (QUT, USYD, Intersect, Swinburne and UNE) met at the USYD to discuss a range of digital research methods and projects. The event raised an excellent dialogue for the future of digital research methods and resulted in the formation of a working group for the next ANZCA conference in July.