The New Zealand Planning Institute Robert Kennedy Planning Grant shall be made from time to time, but no more than annually. Open to any member(s) of the Institute, it awarded in recognition of excellence in research that achieves a world-class level of success. Success is exemplified by dissemination of a significant body and depth of work, through peer reviewed publications in international journals, or books, of high repute.
The grant is open to joint research projects. The grant has a value of $2,000 which will be paid in April/May of the year in which the grant is awarded.
Applicants for this grant must provide -
- A full CV covering their career
- Copies of three pieces of work that demonstrate excellence in research that achieves a world-class level of success
The grant will be formally presented at the 2020 Annual Conference in Nelson.
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Robert Kennedy - the first professor of town planning at the University of Auckland who was central in establishing university based education for planning.