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Second Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research (ACUR)

Final Call for Papers

The second Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research is to be held at Macquarie University in Sydney on 19-20 September 2013. This two-day conference will include poster presentations and spoken papers by undergraduate students from all disciplines and from across Australasia.

Who is eligible to present? 

  • Undergraduate Students (all years)
  • Master of Research Students (first year only)
  • Honours Students who graduated in 2012

Procedure:

(N.B. there are different requirements for each category)

Undergraduate students and students in their 1st year of Master of Research

First you need to submit an abstract of no more than 300 words by 9am on Monday 1st of July 2013. Abstracts will be peer reviewed and the conference committee will decide the format of your presentation (a poster or a paper) depending on the quality of your abstract. You will be informed of the committee’s decision by the end of July 2013. You may be asked to submit a revised abstract.

Completed Honours 2012 students: - Submit a full paper

If you completed your Honours degree in 2012, you must submit a full paper by 9am on Monday 1st of July 2013. Please refer to www.undergraduateresearchaustralia.com for submission guidelines. Best Honours student papers will be invited to give a spoken presentation in a special session at the conference. We will endeavour to inform you of the outcome of your paper by 9th August 2013.

Prizes Offered at ACUR 2013

  • $1000 Prize for the Best Presentation and Paper at the Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research2013 (open to UG and MRes (1st year) students only)
  • $1000 Prize for the Best Presentation and Paper on Community-Engaged Research (open to ALL students)
  • $500 Prize for the Best Presentation in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering (open to UG and MRes (1st year) students only)Graduated students
  • $500 Prize for the Best Presentation in Business and Economics (open to UG and MRes (1st year) students only)
  • $500 Prize for the Best Presentation in Mathematics or Statistics (open to ALL students)
  • Four $500 Travel Scholarships for students who have engaged in online education: rural and remote; indigenous; female; and teacher/educator (open to UG and MRes (1st year) students only)
  • Undergraduate Students (all years)
  • Master of Research Students (first year only)

Go to: www.undergraduateresearchaustralia.com for more details and to submit your abstract or paper.

Note that for the purposes of this conference, “undergraduate” refers to students who have not previously been awarded a degree. It includes Masters students undertaking a first degree at undergraduate level.

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