LIRG offers opportunity to apply for DREaM conference bursaries to all

The Library and Information Research Group (LIRG) invites applications for two bursaries to attend the DREaM conference. All are eligible to apply, whether or not they hold membership of LIRG. The closing date for applications is Friday 22 June.

LIRG is pleased to provide two bursaries to cover registration at the DREaM conference on 9th July 2012 at the British Library. The awards will cover the conference registration fee (£95).

Applicants should provide a brief statement (up to 50 words) outlining how attendance at DREaM conference will impact on their professional practice. The two best statements (as judged by two LIRG committee members) will receive the bursary.

Closing date for applications: Friday 22 June.

Conditions: applicants will be responsible for meeting their own travel, accommodation and subsistence costs (if required).

To apply for the bursary, please e-mail the following details to the LIRG Awards and Prizes Co-ordinator, Alison Brettle at lirg.awards@gmail.com:

  1. name
  2. e-mail address
  3. employer details

Please include a statement on how attendance at the DREaM conference will impact on your professional practice (50 words maximum).

LIRG offers two sponsored DREaM conference places

Newton by Eduardo Paolozzi

Eduardo Paolozzi’s Newton at the British Library

CILIP’s Library and Information Research Group (LIRG) has announced that it is offering two bursaries to cover registration at the DREaM Conference on 9th July 2012 at the British Library. The awards will cover the conference registration fee (£95). The two award winners will also be able to attend the LIRG AGM, which takes place immediately after the formal close of the conference.

All LIRG members are eligible to apply for the award. Applicants are asked write a brief statement (up to 50 words) that outlines how attendance at DREaM Conference will impact on their professional practice. Those who submit the two best statements (as judged by two LIRG committee members) will each receive a conference place. (Applicants will be responsible for meeting any travel, accommodation and subsistence costs associated with participation at the conference.)

The closing date for applications is Monday 11 June 2012 5pm Thursday 14th June (new extended deadline), and the names of the award winners will be announced in mid-late June.

To apply for the bursary, please e-mail the following details to the LIRG Awards and Prizes Co-ordinator, Alison Brettle at LIRG.Awards@gmail.com: your name, contact e-mail address, employer details and your application statement.

Further details of the award are provided on the LIRG web pages.