UHMLG supports the RIWA award for 2012 by providing sponsorship.The 2012 award was won Chris Cooper and his colleagues at Peninsula Medical School, and will evaluate the state and usage of British bibliographic databases relevant to health and social care fields.
The Research in the Workplace Award (RIWA) is co-sponsored by HLG (CILIP’s Health Libraries Group) and is a biennial grant which funds small library and information professional-led workplace research projects. It aims to contribute to a research culture within the library and information community, and assist in developing our evidence base.
Projects can relate to any aspect of service provision, development or theory, and should be achievable within a twelve month period. The award can be used to fund equipment, consumables, buy-out time, purchase technical support etc.
Further information on the award, how to apply and previous winners can be found on the CILIP webpages here.