[csaa-forum] State of the Industry Conference: Update & Travel Bursaries

Melissa Gregg mgregg at usyd.edu.au
Wed Aug 26 10:01:11 CST 2009

The State of the Industry: the future for cultural research in the
26 & 27 November 2009 at UNSW, Kensington

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Professor Simon Marginson, Professor of Higher Education, University of
Genevieve Kelly, State Secretary, NSW NTEU
Professor Margaret Sheil, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Research
Dr Genevieve Bell, Intel Fellow and director of the User Experience Group
within the Intel Digital Home Group


**Travel bursaries available from September 7**

The ARC Cultural Research Network is pleased to announce the details of a
bursary scheme to assist postgraduate students and Early Career Researchers
(without access to institutional funding) in their attendance at the State
of the Industry conference at UNSW in November 2009.
The bursary funds will be distributed in the form of return airfares to
enable attendees based in regional NSW and other Australian states to travel
to Sydney.
We want as many Œnext generation¹ scholars who are engaged in cultural
research as possible to participate in this event, and we hope this funding
scheme will encourage postgrads and ECRs from all over Australia to join
this important discussion.
To be as fair as possible, tickets will be distributed to eligible
applicants on a Œfirst come, first served¹ basis.
To be in the running to receive one of these plane tickets, please read the
following instructions, and follow them carefully:
Send an email to Alison Huber (huberal at unimelb.edu.au) AFTER 9AM on MONDAY 7

NB: Early applications will not be considered.
Please title your email ŒSOI Bursary Application¹, and provide the following
1. Name and title for ticket booking (to match photo ID)
2. Institutional affiliation (if applicable)
3. Enrolment / Employment status
4. Email address
5. Contact phone number
6. Airport you wish to fly from/back to
7. Preferred travel dates and times
8. Frequent flyer number (if applicable)
Alison will send a return email indicating your place in the ticket queue.
When we have reached the end of the pot of money, bursaries will be declared
Œsold out¹.
In the spirit of making this conference inclusive and representative,
registration is free of charge, and open to all members of the public and
the university community.
Download a registration form at:

Dr Melissa Gregg

Lecturer in Gender and Cultural Studies
School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry
Quadrangle Building A14
University of Sydney NSW 2006

p 02 9351 3657 | m 0408 599 359 | e mel.gregg at usyd.edu.au


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