The Hugh Martin Weir Prize was established in 2011, by Glen and Robina Weir, to honour the memory of Lieutenant Hugh Martin Weir (1915-2004) and his fellow prisoners of war. Hugh Martin Weir was a prisoner of war of the Japanese in Java 1942 – 1945.
The purpose of the Prize, of up to $1,000, is […]
The Barr Smith Library and the Cowan Grant are pleased to announce that Dr Joshua Nash, from the Discipline of Linguistics at the University of Adelaide, is the successful applicant for the 2013 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship. The purpose of the Award is to assist research postgraduates financially with uninterrupted time to work […]
Thomas Caunce, PhD candidate in the School of History and Politics at the University of Adelaide under the supervision of Professor Carol Johnson, is the successful applicant for the 2012 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellow award.
Thomas’s research is concerned with the Australian Labor Party’s social democratic ideology and its relation to Keynesian economics, which […]
Lachlan Coleman, a PhD candidate in the School of History and Politics at the University of Adelaide, is the successful applicant for the 2011 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellow award.
In a grateful response to the news Lachlan said that the Fellowship award will help him undertake intensive work in the Library’s collections to bring […]
Congratulations to the following students who took part in a library tour and entered our free competition.
They have each won a $100 book voucher from Unibooks.
The winners are:
Thanks to all who took part in tours of the Barr Smith Library in O’Week and entered the draw.
The annual prize presented by the Barr Smith Library for what the judges consider the most deserving work was this year won by Jess Mosey. The winning watercolour on newsprint shows a sea jetty leading to a sky filled by a bunch of rising balloons.
The judges’ report remarked that the work attracted them by its […]
Clara Stockigt, who has been enrolled at the University of Adelaide in a Master by Research in Linguistics since May 2009, is the successful applicant for the 2010 Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellow award.
In response to the news of her award Clara said
“I am thrilled and honoured to receive this generous award which will […]
The Barr Smith Library offers a prize to one of the students from University Senior College for an art work from their annual Year 12 Art Exhibition. The Exhibition was recently on display in the Library entrance foyer.
Mirna Heruc, of University of Adelaide Arts and Heritage, and University Librarian, Ray Choate, selected the winner for […]
Mr Ming Hwa Ting, in response to the news of his success, said “I am indeed honoured to be selected by the panel as the inaugural Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellow”. Ming is a Doctoral Candidate from Singapore undertaking his research at the Centre for Asian Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University […]