‌Anne Leahy Post-Graduate Travel Awards 2015/2016

Generous donations and fundraising by friends and colleagues of the late Dr Anne Leahy have enabled the establishment of travel awards for post-graduate students registered in DIT on the following programmes: MMus, MPhil, PhD.
Applications are invited for awards up to a maximum of 1000 euro.
The amount and number of the awards will be assessed by the committee whose decision will be final.

Closing date March 31 2016.

For the application procedure download here
Anne Leahy Travel Award 2015-6

Anne Leahy Post -Graduate Travel Awards to date

Awards 2009–10
Michael Coady €800 MMus (2010)
This award enabled Michael Coady to visit New York to meet and interview two jazz musicians Edward Simon and David Binny in connection with his research project .

Jennifer Lee €500 MPhil student
This award allowed Jennifer the opportunity to visit the Victor Adler archive in Vienna in July 2010 to examine and translate documents related to her research on Mahler’s symphony no 3.

Awards 201011
David Flynn € 500 PhD (2012)
The travel  award was granted to allow David give a guest lecture in September 2011 on traditional Irish music in the Tartu Viljandi Academy in Estonia as part of his research for his dissertation.

Aileen Cahill €1000 MMus (2012)
Aileen attended the International Summer Academy in Biel, Switzerland in July 2011 where she studied with Mr Christian Favre.

Awards 201112
Joan Shields €500 MMus (2012). The travel award allowed Joan to attend the Global Music Foundation International Jazz Summer School in Saarwellingen, Germany in July 2012.

David Connolly €1000 PhD (2013)
David attended the conference ‘The Aesthetics and Pedagogy of Charles Tournemire: Chant and Improvisation in the Liturgy’ in Pittsburg,  Pennslyvania in October 2012, a subject directly informing his research.

Awards  2012-13

Tríona O’Hanlon €1000 PhD 2012
Attended and presented a paper at the American Handel Society Festival and Conference, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA. Feb 2013.
Based on her doctoral research into eighteenth-century Handelian sources extant in Trinity College Dublin, this was an opportunity to promote this research on an international platform.

Eamon O Doherty €750 PhD student
The travel award was granted to attend the biennial International Symposium on Performance Science, August 28-31, at Vienna's University of Music and Performing Arts, a conference directly informing his research into musical expressivity; attempting to combine quantitative techniques and scientific method with musicological research.