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Thorpe wins 2019 ALIA Research Grant Award

Kirsten Thorpe from the University of Technology Sydney’s Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research has received the $5000 ALIA Research Grant Award 2019 for her project, ‘National Survey on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment in Australian Libraries’.

Thorpe, a cultural and critical archivist, will collect data on current rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment across Australian libraries, create a methodology for future research on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, and provide an ongoing agenda for ALIA to support Indigenous engagement within the profession.

For more information on the ALIA Research Grant Award, click here.


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