The 2016 Higher Education Conference – Transforming Australia: universities and their
communities will host a poster exhibition to highlight research that demonstrates
excellent collaboration and contribution to the community. This will be an
opportunity for PhD candidates and early career researchers to showcase their
work to senior researchers, as well as to delegates from across higher education,
industry and government.
The Conference is Universities Australia’s flagship annual event, attracting more than 800 delegates from both within and outside the university sector. It is attended by Vice-Chancellors, Chancellors, eminent scientists and researchers, international education specialists, policy makers, business representatives and the media.
The 8th annual conference is to be held 9-11 March 2016 at the National Convention Centre Canberra with a focus on universities and their communities.
The candidate’s project should be focused on innovative research that is addressing an issue for
the community.The candidate will demonstrate how their project is building links between their
university and individuals, organisations and government to solve challenging real‑world issues.
Candidates are asked to submit a proposal by 6 November 2015 for their poster, using the relevant form – Higher Ed Conference – Call for posters 2016. Please note that there are 20 spaces available in the poster exhibition.
Projects will be selected by a panel from Universities Australia and successful candidates will be notified in writing by December 2015.
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