30 March 2017
Success for Publishing Students at the London Book Fair International Excellence Awards
Students from the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies
Students from the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies scored a stunning success in the awards presented at the London Book Fair on the evening of Tuesday 14 March, winning three of the four prizes for student work.
Maria Magdalena Hock won the major project prize, and Kirsten Cozens won the award for the best undergraduate dissertation, as well as the overall prize for the best work. Maria's project was 'The Magic flute - Bringing an Opera to Life on Screen: How Children can Engage with Classical Music in a Digital Picturebook'; and Kirsten's dissertation was 'What are the Implications of Cross - Platform Engagement and Expectation within Young Adult Literature?'
Also shortlisted and 'Highly Commended' for her MA dissertation was Daya Subramanian, 'Publishing in India:The Past, The Present and some Emerging Trends'.
THE ASSOCIATION FOR PUBLISHING EDUCATION DISSERTATION AND PROJECT PRIZES
- Best Undergraduate Dissertation: Kirsten Cozens, BA Publishing Media
- Best Major Project: Maria Magdalena Hock, MA Digital Publishing
- Best Overall Project: Kirsten Cozens, BA Publishing Media
Oxford Brookes has a stand at the London Book Fair every year providing our students with the opportunity to meet and network with a number of prestigious publishers.