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Macmillan Prize

By Anne Welsh, on 15 October 2010

Bryony Nowell has been awarded the Macmillan Prize for 2009. The prize, a cheque for £750, is awarded annually to the MA Publishing student at UCL who achieves the overall highest marks over the course. Bryony, who now works as an editor for cookery books, studied for the course part-time while working as a government lawyer. The prize was presented at Macmillan Publishers London HQ on October 13 by John Peacock, Production Director.

 

(This item was originally posted to the UCL DIS News & Events page by D.J. Clarke)

UK APE Dissertation Prize

By Anne Welsh, on 16 April 2010

Jennie Courage (MA Publishing 2009), now working at OUP, has been awarded the first ever UK Association for Publishing Education Prize for her Masters dissertation,  ‘Making e-books easy for everyone to read: accessibility and the visually impaired.’

 

(A version of this item was originally posted to the UCL DIS News & Events page by D.J. Clarke)

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E.T. Bryant Memorial Prize

By Anne Welsh, on 9 March 2010

Mei Yau Kan (MA LIS 2009), has been awarded the E.T. Bryant Memorial Prize by the International Association of Music Libraries for ‘Double standards: the role and value of music and film in the public library’. This is the third award in recent years to a MA LIS student, Previous winners include Michael Summers (2006, for ‘Pop music in British libraries’), and Amelie Roper (2005, for ‘The trade in music publications at the Frankfurt Book Fair in the late sixteenth century: a study of the book fair catalogues of Georg Willer).

 

(A version of this item was originally posted to the UCL DIS News & Events page by D.J. Clarke)

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