Learning Centre assistance for Postgraduate research students

The Learning Centre runs workshops aimed at students in the preliminary stages of independent research, and covers time management, classifying research approach and methodology, establishing and managing the student-supervisor relationship, accessing and managing electronic and print information, and creating a bibliography. You'll need to register online for these and other valuable programs at the Learning Centre. For a copy of the full timetable and to register online visit the Learning Centre website.

Global Challenges of Ageing Populations: Graduate Perspectives from China and Australia

Deadline extended to 9.00am Monday 8 September 2014

The 2014 Go8-C9 PhD Forum will bring together up to 34 doctoral candidates from China and Australia to exchange ideas across disciplines and across national boundaries on key global challenges relating to ageing populations. The forum will be held 1-5 December 2015, and held on the UNSW campus.
Purpose: To strengthen links between Go8 and C9 universities, facilitate collaboration between Australia and China and create professional linkages between the future research leaders of the two countries.

The conference theme is: Global challenges of ageing populations in the 21st century

Perspectives from different disciplines may be submitted including:

  • science, technology, engineering and medicine
  • business, finance, economics and law
  • humanities and social sciences
  • fine arts and performance

Papers that involve an interdisciplinary approach are strongly encouraged.

Students currently enrolled (or under examination) in a higher degree by research in any faculty can apply to attend. Please send a 2 page CV including Education, Research Experience, Awards, Publications, Referees (up to two academic referees), and a 500 word abstract of the paper you would like to present at the forum.

Please email your application (including your name, SID and best contact phone number) to by 9.00am on Monday 8 September 2014.