Travel Grants awarded by SAGE
Winner of the SAGE Bursary at ECER 2011 announced
The SAGE Bursary at this year’s European Conference on Educational Research (ECER) in Berlin, was awarded to Dr. Ekaterina Kozina, who recently graduated from University of Dublin.
Dr Kozina presented a paper titled “Towards a Sociology of Teacher Socialisation: National Study into First Year Professional Experiences of Primary Teachers” at the Emerging Researchers Conference.
“EERA has a strong commitment to supporting early career and PhD students but currently, there is no EU equivalent to the SAGE Bursary for researchers who have just completed their PhD” said Dr Kozina. “This new SAGE initiative presents a great opportunity for me to attend the annual European Conference on Educational Research, present my work to the international research community and build collaborative relations with fellow researchers.”
“SAGE always looks for opportunities to support new and emerging academic researchers and facilitate networking in their chosen academic area” said Karen Phillips, Editorial Director, SAGE. “We are proud to have played a part in allowing Dr Kozina to attend this important conference and present her paper and we wish her every success in her academic career.”
The European Conference on Educational Research 2011 took place at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany from the 12th to the 16th September.
Winner of the SAGE International Bursary at 15th European Conference in Developmental Psychology announced
SAGE today announced the winner of the SAGE International Bursary at 15th European Conference in Developmental Psychology was Anna Sevcikova, Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Czech Republic.
Anna Sevcikova presented an oral paper entitled: "Not only previous offline sexual experiences matter: Puberty and substance use as predictors of online sexual behaviors during adolescence" at the conference.
The 15th European Conference in Developmental Psychology took place in Bergen, Norway from August 23 - 27 2011.
“First of all, thank you very much for the SAGE International bursary that allowed me to attend the 15th European Conference on Developmental Psychology in Bergen (Norway).” said Anna, “I was delighted and honoured. Thanks to the support, I could become a part of an international forum on Developmental Psychology and meet scholars who work in the same research field as I do. Even more, I was impressed by themes and insightful discussions that emerged at the conference.”
“We are so pleased to be able to help early career researchers attend important conferences such as this one” said Karen Phillips, Editorial Director, SAGE. “SAGE strives to support new and emerging academic talent and feel that access to conferences and other researchers plays an important part in an academic’s development. We congratulate Anna on winning the SAGE International bursary and wish her continued success in her research career.”
Winner of the SAGE travel grant for the ALPSP International conference 2011
Patrick Carr has won the SAGE travel grant for a librarian at the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) International conference 2011.
Patrick, Head of Electronic & Continuing Resource Acquisitions at Joyner Library, East Carolina University won the place by answering the question “Why should librarians be talking to publishers in 2011? with the following:
“To foster transformative and sustainable enhancements in patron services through dialogue, collaboration, and innovation”
Two runners up were also selected by the judging panel:
Sharon Duan, E-Content Advisor, Information Management and Innovation Library and Learning Resources Centre entered with:
“To influence and inform the publishing world, so that publishers and libraries are fully prepared to meet current and future scholarly needs”
Judith A. Koveleskie, Periodicals Librarian at Seton Hill University, Reeves Memorial Library entered with:
“They are partners in providing resources which are interesting, attractive, and credible to a world that is drowning in misinformation”
“We received 50 entries from librarians around the world, many of which touched on issues about collaboration, which was the key thing we hope this grant will facilitate,” said Clive Parry, Global Marketing Director, SAGE. “We were delighted to see so much enthusiasm for greater connections between librarians and publishers in developing user-centric content delivery solutions for the future, and look forward to hearing Patrick’s views from the conference.”
The ALPSP conference takes place this year from 14-16th September at Heythrop Park near Oxford. The SAGE travel grant will provide Patrick Carr with a free place at the conference, including entry to the ALPSP awards dinner, plus costs towards his travel and accommodation.
On accepting his grant, Mr Carr said: "I am honoured by my receipt of the SAGE travel grant and am greatly looking forward to attendance at the ALPSP International Conference. Now is a time in which effective communication and partnership between the library and publishing communities is truly essential. I am excited to have the opportunity to participate in that discussion this September at the ALPSP International Conference."
For more information about the conference please visit: www.alpspconference.org