The 2020 UNSW Press Bragg Prize for Science Writing, supported by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, has been awarded to Ceridwen Dovey.
Dr Nathan Hollier, Publisher and CEO at Melbourne University Publishing (formerly Director at Monash University Publishing) was the 2018 recipient of the Copyright Agency’s Publisher Fellowship. Nathan’s research project focused on the opportunities and obstacles for book publishing in Asia Pacific markets, traveling to International Book Fairs in Jakarta, Delhi and Kuala Lumpur while also […]
Book publishers are invited to contribute to an exciting new benchmarking study about inclusive publishing in Australia. The research is being spearheaded by Agata Mrva-Montoya, lecturer and Degree Director, Master of Publishing, at the University of Sydney (currently on leave from her role as Publishing Manager at Sydney University Press). In our previously-published Q&A, she […]
Earlier this year, Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund partnered with the Australia Council for the Arts to announce a new Macquarie University research project examining the international rights sales and export of Australian books over the last decade. Professor David Throsby, Dr Paul Crosby and Dr Jan Zwar are conducting the research in collaboration with book industry […]
The Head of Publicity at Allen & Unwin, Louise Cornegé, received a Copyright Agency Publisher Fellowship in 2016 to “…identify challenges, trends and innovations in the way books are promoted in a digital-first media environment by meeting with publicity and marketing specialists at publishing houses in the United States.” Read her report: How has the digital revolution […]
In 2017, the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund selected eight emerging Australian creators to receive funding from its IGNITE program. Pippa Mott was granted $4000 to complete the week-long ‘Criticism and Curating in Art and Design’ course at London’s prestigious Royal College of Art, to expand on her skills as a Curatorial Assistant at Tasmania’s esteemed […]
The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has funded research by Deakin and Murdoch Universities into teenagers’ reading behaviour. Called Teen Reading in the Digital Era, the research is a pilot study of Australian teenagers’ practice using traditional print and digital platforms for recreational reading. The project’s literature says, “Research shows reading for pleasure is linked to […]
Visual artists need easier solutions to take advantage of new revenue opportunities offered by the online environment, a new survey of Australian and New Zealand artists has found. The survey, Voice of the Artist, conducted by research firm AMR, shows that while 90% of the 1,020 artists surveyed have had their work reproduced (with 71% […]
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