Gold Sponsors


ResearchMaster Pty Ltd is the leading provider of higher education research management solutions in Australia and New Zealand. ResearchMaster’s a highly automated, fully integrated, research management system has been designed, developed and is supported in Australia and manages every aspect of higher education research including;

  • Higher Degree Research (HDR)
  • Grants Management
  • Ethics Applications
  • Contracts Management
  • Outputs, ERA & Impact

ResearchMaster’s HDR solution manages and monitors the entire HDR candidature lifecycle from application and enrolment through to submission, examination and completion.

The ResearchMaster Difference

ResearchMaster delivers critical integrations, time saving eForms and powerful reporting to streamline and automate processes so that you can provide a better research experience for your students and supervisors.


Other Sponsors



ProQuest supports the important work in the world’s research and learning communities by managing the largest repository of graduate dissertations and theses – in excess of 5 million works – representing longstanding partnerships with more than 700 academic institutions worldwide.  Powerful platforms, workflow solutions and digitisation services help researchers find, distribute, and access current and archival content needed to support scholarship.  ProQuest is recognized as an Offsite Digital Repository by the U.S. Library of Congress.  Based locally in Melbourne, the company is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan USA with clients in 150 countries worldwide.








As part of world-renowned Oxford University Press, Epigeum provides exceptional interactive online courses for higher education. Developed with expert advisors, authors, and student and staff reviewers, Epigeum’s Research courses support academics throughout all stages of their career, and are flexible enough to fit around a researcher’s busy schedule. Our courses are developed to reflect key issues in research practice, build vital knowledge and skills, and encourage researchers to reflect on their own practices and opportunities for further development. Courses include Research Integrity, Supervising Doctoral Studies, the Reserach Skills Toolkit and Advancing your Research Career.

For more details on how an Epigeum course can support and inspire your staff and students, please visit to request a free trial.