Events Call for Abstracts - Postgraduate Passages: Crossing Borders, Tracking Milestones

JCU Events

Fri, 3 Dec 2021

Call for Abstracts - Postgraduate Passages: Crossing Borders, Tracking Milestones


When: 3 December 2021, 9am -- 6pm
Location:Online

researchFor the inaugural Joint Higher Degree by Research Conference co-hosted by James Cook University, Singapore and the University of Reading Malaysia

Postgraduate Passages: Crossing Borders, Tracking Milestones

The conference committee invites all postgraduate students from James Cook University, Singapore and University of Reading Malaysia to submit research abstracts for presentations and discussions during the inaugural Joint Higher Degree by Research Conference.

Full-paper presentation sessions will be 30 minutes, with 20 minutes to present and 10 minutes Q&A. The schedule of presentations will be available in November 2021. Presenters will be awarded a certificate for participation and can count their presentation into Professional Research Development hours. We encourage submissions regardless of your current stage of progress; even those at the beginning can present proposals or literature reviews.

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 30 September 2021. Any abstract submitted after the deadline will not be considered. Abstracts should be written in the following format:

Abstract format

  1. Font: Times New Roman, double spacing, size 12
  2. Word limit: 200-300 words
  3. 2 to 5 keywords
  4. Please include the name and affiliation of the primary author and supervisors.
  5. Indicate the primary discipline of your research
  6. Indicate your stage of progress (i.e., year 1/beginning, year 2/middle, year 3/end)

The primary author will be notified of the review committee’s selection by October 2021. Additional instructions for the conference will be provided then.

All abstracts should be submitted electronically in Word format to Ms. Catherine Toh, member of the conference organizing committee at muihua.toh@my.jcu.edu.au.

We look forward to having you be part of the event!

Organizing Committee
Mr Izzat Morshidi
Ms. Catherine Toh

Committee Advisors
Associate Professor Denise Dillon, JCUS
Dr Mustafa Khufallah, UoRM



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