The Copyright Agency has awarded a total of $40,000 to five publishers to undertake inaugural research fellowships in the 2015/16 financial year.
The inaugural Copyright Agency Fellows are:
- Chrysoula Aiellou (Scholastic Australia) will receive $10,000 to focus on children’s publishing in the digital environment;
- Glenda Browne will receive $5,000 to look at active indexes for e-books;
- Naomi Gothard will receive $10,000 to research digital ways to overcome barriers to Indigenous translations;
- Gemene Heffernan-Smith (Harper Collins Australia) will receive $5,000 to review how digital technology can be harnessed to counter piracy; and
- Andrew Wrathall (Books + Publishing) will receive $10k to survey and analyse online book reviewing in Asia and Australia.
Glenda’s application was to enable her attend the ISC and ASI conferences in 2016.