Research grants for AJE members

The AJE is pleased to offer up to three research grants of at least £1,500 to its members. The grants are designed to assist AJE members develop a research project for publication and applications from those new to HE or early career researchers are particularly welcome. The terms of the grant are that it should be used by an AJE member (or up to four members working as a team) to cover the cost of travel, accommodation and other research costs such as data processing, purchasing data or translations of data in pursuit of a research project. The grant could even be used to buy out teaching time. The research project must fulfil at least one of the objects of the AJE constitution, which are: To uphold the highest standards in the teaching of journalism in higher education (this would include advancing knowledge and understanding of journalism issues to inform what we teach); To provide a common voice for the teaching of journalism...
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Research grants worth £1,500 available

Research grants worth £1,500 available

The AJE is pleased to offer up to three annual research grants of at least £1,500 to its members. The grants are designed to assist AJE members develop a research project for publication. Applications from those new to HE or early career researchers are particularly welcome. The terms of the grant are that it should be used by an AJE member (or up to four members working as a team) to cover the cost of travel, accommodation and other research costs such as data processing, purchasing data or translations of data in pursuit of a research project. The grant could even be used to buy out teaching time. The research project must fulfil at least one of the objects of the AJE constitution, which are: to uphold the highest standards in the teaching of journalism in higher education (this would include advancing knowledge and understanding of journalism issues to inform what we teach); to provide a common voice for the teaching of journalism in higher...
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Calling young aspiring foreign correspondents

The Richard Beeston Bursary is an award for an aspiring British foreign correspondent to spend six weeks abroad, researching and reporting a foreign news story, on a fellowship with The Times newspaper. A further award is available for a young Israeli, Lebanese or Palestinian journalist to spend six weeks on secondment to The Times in London. Applicants should have at least two years journalistic experience, be under the age of 30 and have a professional command of English. The announcement of the winners of the 2014 Richard Beeston bursaries will be made at The Frontline Awards in October 2014. The winners will need to undertake the period of travel between November 2014 and September 2015. Each award is worth £6,000 and will be made in two instalments. The Times foreign desk will host the incoming fellow and mentor the travelling foreign correspondents. For more: Richard Beeston Bursary [PDF]    ...
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