2014 CLNZ/NZSA Research Grant Recipients

CLNZ and NZSA are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2014 CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants. Four grants of $5000 were available from the CLNZ Cultural Fund and one of these grants is also supported by time at the Stout Research Centre at Victoria University.

CLNZ and NZSA are delighted to announce the recipients of the 2014 CLNZ/NZSA Research Grants. Four grants of $5000 were available from the CLNZ Cultural Fund and one of these grants is also supported by time at the Stout Research Centre at Victoria University.

The recipients are:

Stout Research Centre Grant

Hannah August with her proposed topic 'Degrees of Loneliness', which focuses on the effects and consequences of the 'man drought' in New Zealand.

Open Research Grants

Adam Dudding is writing a fascinating biography on his father, Robin Dudding, “NZ's most significant and gifted editor of his generation”.

Alison Wong is writing an extended memoir that is provisionally entitled 'Pure Brightness', which describes the history of the Chinese in New Zealand up to the present day, with a focus on her forebears' experiences.

Matt Vance is researching a book about the Southern Ocean between New Zealand and Antarctica, and will focus on the NZ heritage, natural history and cultural endeavours of its unique and extreme landscapes.

CLNZ and NZSA thank all applicants and wish Hannah, Adam, Alison and Matt the best of luck with their research.

Selection Panel: Susanna Lyle (convener), Paddy Richardson, David Hill

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