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LAF is delighted to offer three opportunities to support academic research related to landscape performance. Accepted works will be included in the Landscape Performance Series. For more information, contact Linda Ashby at email@example.com
LAF Fellowship Program for Faculty
Proposals due April 18
LAF is offering a new and exclusive fellowship opportunity for select faculty with achievements related to landscape performance. LAF Research Fellows receive funding to support a graduate assistant and work with leading firms to produce case studies of exemplary high-performing landscapes. Fellows will lead this unique collaboration, providing guidance to collect post-occupancy information and quantify environmental, economic and social benefits.
Call for Case Studies
Letter of Intent due April 15; Case Study due June 1
The LPS Case Study Briefs showcase exemplary built projects with quantified environmental, economic, and social benefits. LAF offers an opportunity for faculty and researchers to contribute to this online database while earning authorship through a double-blind peer-review process. To do this, authors submit a case study following LAF’s online guidance along with two additional requirements:
- Literature Review / Best Practices Review
- Document on Applicability to the Profession
To participate, submit a Letter of Intent to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 15. The one-page letter should contain an abstract of the proposed case study with information about the project, objectives, approach, key performance benefits and outcome.
April 15, 2011 Letter of Intent Due
June 1, 2011 Case Study Submissions Due
August 1, 2011 Review Committee Comments and Requests for Revisions Sent
October 1, 2011 Revised Submissions Due
Call for Scholarly Works
Due June 15
LAF is expanding the LPS Scholarly Works to include faculty research papers, journal articles, and conference proceedings related to landscape performance. Topics include research on the benefits of landscape, post occupancy evaluations, and applications of existing research to determine benefits for existing or proposed projects or policies.
Reseachers may submit any of the following to email@example.com by June 15 to be considered for inclusion in the LPS:
- Abstract of your published paper with link to access full text through the publisher’s database
- Conference proceedings of which you hold the copyright
- Peer-reviewed paper of which you hold the copyright
All submissions must be relevant to landscape performance and will be reviewed to ensure they meet LAF standards.
June 15, 2011 Scholarly Works Submissions Due
August 15, 2011 Notification of Acceptance
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