The receipient of the inaugural NZ Association of von Humboldt Fellows Research Award was announced on 22nd November 2019 at the joint biennial Australia – New Zealand meeting of von Humboldt Fellows. It is Associate Professor Nancy November from the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries at the University of Auckland. Nancy’s discipline is musicology, her research centers on chamber music of the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Details of her many distinctions can be found here.
The award consists of a cash payment and a certificate. We gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of this award by our founding president Distinguished Professor Peter Schwerdtfeger.
Nancy is currently visiting the University of Bonn. On December 4, Dr Katrin Amian (right) from the Humboldt Foundation presented the certificate to Nancy at the Foundation Office and arranged the photograph of this event. Thanks to Katrin for organising this.