Festival of Health Research for Indigenous PhDs and Post Docs
The Future of Indigenous Health Leadership 21-22 November 2018
The University of Melbourne, Parkville Campus
This is event is free to attend with registrations opening soon.
About the Festival
The Melbourne Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, along with the Poche Indigenous Health Network welcomes abstract submissions for the 2018 Festival of Health Research for Indigenous PhDs and Post-Docs.
Centred around the theme of Indigenous health leadership, the Festival will provide an opportunity for Indigenous research students and post-docs to showcase their work and develop academic skills, all within a supportive cohort environment.
The Festival will include the following sessions:
|Welcome to Country|
|Opening Address: Professor Shaun Ewen (Pro-Vice Chancellor Indigenous, UniMelb)|
|Fireside Chat: The Growing Indigenous Academy with Professor Sandra Eades (UniMelb), Professor Papaarangi Reid (University of Auckland) and Dr Chelsea Bond (University of Queensland)|
|Student Pecha Kucha Presentations|
|15 minute Student Presentations|
|Poster discussions during lunch|
|An international indigenous student perspective|
Further speakers will be announced soon.
Academic skills workshops are being planned for the morning of 22 November with further details announced soon.
Indigenous graduate research students and post-doctoral researchers in health related fields are invited to submit an abstract to present in any of the three following formats:
PechaKucha 20x20 is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and you talk along to the images. More information on the PechaKucha format can be found at www.pechakucha.org/
15 Minute Presentations
A limited number of 15 minute presentations are also scheduled, allowing for deeper exploration of your research and findings.
Research posters will be displayed electronically for the duration of the Festival in the breakout catering areas.
Submitting an Abstract
Abstracts are now open, and should be submitted electronically via: www.surveymonkey.com/r/QKLFM6L
Closing date for Abstract Submissions is 21 September 2018.
To assist Indigenous graduate researchers and post-docs across Australia to attend the Festival, a limited number of travel bursaries will be made available through an application process. These bursaries will cover flights to and from Melbourne, accommodation and registration fees for the Indigenous Higher Education Conference, convened by Trinity College (23-24 November 2018). https://www.trinity.unimelb.edu.au/IHEC2018
If you are interested in applying for a travel bursary, please contact Warwick Padgham via E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for Bursaries is 21 September 2018.