PANZ Newell Award

Submission deadline extended to 31 July 2021

The PANZ Newell Award is awarded by the Population Association of New Zealand (PANZ) for the best poster on any population topic, and will be presented during the 2021 New Zealand Population Conference being held 8-9 September 2021.

The competition is open to all current and immediate past tertiary students throughout New Zealand. We welcome posters on a wide range of population issues, such as:

  • Population and demographic change
  • Inequality and poverty
  • Indigenous data sovereignty
  • Diversity, gender & ethnic identities
  • Housing & homelessness
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Families, whānau & households
  • Migration, regional dynamics & labour markets

All students whose posters meet the criteria and are accepted will get an opportunity to present their poster at the poster session of the conference. PANZ will also cover the cost of printing the poster.

The winner will receive $500 from PANZ. The two-day registration fees and conference dinner cost will also be paid by PANZ. In addition, the cost of travel and accommodation (if living outside Auckland) will be also be covered for the winner, along with 2 years free membership to the Association.

All accepted posters (including entries from those who are not students) will be eligible for the people’s choice award ($250 cash prize) for the most popular poster as voted by conference delegates and presented during the conference.

Posters should be submitted digitally in A0 format. Please download the full entry guidelines here for advice on creating and submitting your poster.

Entries close on 31 July 2021.
Please submit your entry via email here →

Congratulations to Moana Rarere for winning the inaugural PANZ Newell Award as well as the People’s Choice Award for best poster at the 2019 NZ Population Conference.