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Jennefer Lyn Bagaporo – 2018 Hugh Martin Weir Prize Winner

Jennefer is undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy in the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts. Her thesis is entitled, Challenging Masculinities: The internationisation and performance of masculinities among Filipino men during internal displacement due to armed conflict.
Jennefer’s research aims to examine the performance of masculinities among Filipino men in southern Philippines who have experienced […]

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Apply now! Hugh Martin Weir Prize 2018

We are still accepting applications for the 2018 Hugh Martin Weir Prize.
The Prize honours the memory of Lieutenant Hugh Martin Weir (1915 – 2004) and his fellow prisoners of war. It is designed to encourage study and research, including the use of the Barr Smith Library collections, into any aspect of Australia’s involvement in any war, […]

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Apply now! The Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship 2018

Applications are still open for the 2018 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship.
This Fellowship was established by the Cowan Grant to provide financial assistance towards study for postgraduate degrees by research, using the collections of the Barr Smith Library. The maximum value of the Fellowship will be $13,000.
Previous Fellows include Dana Rehn, for her fascinating work […]

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The Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship 2018

The University Library is inviting applications for the 2018 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship.
This Fellowship was established by the Cowan Grant to provide financial assistance towards study for postgraduate degrees by research, using the collections of the Barr Smith Library. The maximum value of the Fellowship will be $13,000.
Previous Fellows include Dana Rehn, for […]

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Applications now open for the 2018 Hugh Martin Weir Prize

The University Library is very pleased to invite applications for the 2018 Hugh Martin Weir Prize.
The Prize honours the memory of Lieutenant Hugh Martin Weir (1915 – 2004) and his fellow prisoners of war. It is designed to encourage study and research, including the use of the Barr Smith Library collections, into any aspect of Australia’s involvement […]

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Rachel Harris – 2017 Hugh Martin Weir Prize Winner

Rachel Harris is undertaking a PhD in the Department of History, School of Humanities and her thesis title is: In a State of War: Women’s experiences of the South Australian home front, 1939-1945.
Rachel’s research aims to ascertain the extent to which gender shaped the social and economic experiences of civilian women in South Australia during […]

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Dana Rehn: 2017 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellow

The Barr Smith Library and the Cowan Grant are pleased to announce that Dana Rehn is the successful applicant for the 2017 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship from a strong field of candidates.
The purpose of the award is to assist research postgraduates financially with uninterrupted time to work with the Library’s collections.
On receiving the […]

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The Hugh Martin Weir Prize – applications open for 2017

The Barr Smith Library is pleased to invite applications for the 2017 Hugh Martin Weir Prize.
The Prize is to honour the memory of Lieutenant Hugh Martin Weir (1915 – 2004) and his fellow prisoners of war. Hugh was a prisoner of war of the Japanese in Java for three and a half years between 1942 […]

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The Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship 2017

Have you ever thought about applying for the Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship? Now is the time!
Applications will soon be opening, and so the The Barr Smith Library is pleased to invite applications for the 2017 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship.
The Fellowship has been established by the Cowan Grant to provide financial assistance […]

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Felicia Bardan, Stacey Henderson and Alexia Moncrieff: 2016 Hugh Martin Weir Prize winners

Congratulations to Felica, Stacey and Alexia!
Find out more about our winners and their fields of study here

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Hugh Martin Weir Prize was established in 2011, by Glen and Robina Weir (pictured above with our 2016 winners), to honour the memory of Lieutenant Hugh Martin Weir (1915-2004) and his fellow prisoners of war. Hugh Martin Weir […]

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