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Northumbria’s pioneering academic recognised as a global leader in her field


“Professor Julie McLeod, from Northumbria’s iSchool in the Department of Mathematics and Information Sciences, received the 2014 Emmett Leahy Award at the ICA Conference in Girona, Spain, earlier this month.
Established in 1967, The Emmett Leahy Award honors a pioneer in the field of records and information management whose contributions and outstanding accomplishments have had a major impact on the discipline. It was named after Emmett Leahy, an icon in managing records and information.
The Leahy Award Committee said Julie was chosen for her accomplishments in ‘raising the calibre and status of the records management profession by the creation of undergraduate and graduate programmes as well as by her leadership of the internationally respected, peer-reviewed Records Management Journal’. ”
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