Meeting 2 2021

This online meeting of graduate research leaders across Australian and New Zealand will be practical, stimulating and forward thinking. As well as sharing important operational practices and strategies amongst members, we will also take the opportunity to engage with national and international experts.

The program will commence at 11 am AEDT on 11 November and conclude by 2.45 pm AEDT on 12 November.

Sessions will include:

Positioning Graduate Research Education for a post-COVID world

Improving Research Training and Supervision Culture

  • Understanding University Responses to HDR Candidate-Supervisor Relationship Challenges
  • Wellbeing, Environment and Research Culture survey

Good Practice in Graduate Research

  • Disclosing and Managing Interests in Supervision and Examination
  • Governance and Management

Practical Advice and Support

  • Resources and Training to support Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Preparing for the return of International students
  • Other special interests groups

Graduate Research Leadership with Impact 

  • Advice from experienced/retiring Deans of Graduate Studies

National Issues

  • Advice from DESE
  • Update on RTP changes and other national programs

We are delighted to announced two of our invited speakers

  • Peter Varghese, Chancellor of the University of Queensland
  • Professor Barbara Dooley, Dean of Graduate Studies and Deputy Registrar at University College Dublin

More speakers and details will be announced as they are confirmed and the full program will be released in October.

The program will include the 2020-2021 ACGR Annual General Meeting.

Registrations are now open and are free for primary representatives of each full member organisation and just $100 + GST (if applicable) for additional delegates and all associate members. A maximum of three places are available for each full member institution and two for associate and affiliate members.  

Past Meetings and Papers

April 2021OnlineACGR
November 2016PerthThe University of Western Australia
November 2020OnlineACGR
November 2019Innovation CampusUniversity of Wollongong
May 2019BrisbaneGriffith University
November 2018MelbourneDeakin University
April 2018AdelaideACGR Inc
November 2017Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamRMIT Vietnam
April 2017CairnsJames Cook University
April 2016AdelaideACGR Inc
November 2015CanberraUniversity of Canberra
April 2015SydneyUNSW Australia
Nov 2014 Melbourne RMIT University
May 2014 Adelaide UNSW Australia
Nov 2013 Hobart University of Tasmania
May 2013 The University of Queensland, Brisbane The University of Queensland
Nov 2012 Victoria University, Melbourne The University of Queensland Victoria University
Apr 2012 Stamford Grand Hotel, Glenelg The University of Queensland
Nov 2011 Dunedin, New Zealand University of Otago
May 2011 Perth Edith Cowan University
Nov 2010 Parramatta University of Western Sydney
Apr 2010 Stamford Grand Hotel, Glenelg University of Adelaide
Nov 2009 Tweed Heads Southern Cross University
Apr 2009 Melbourne The University of Melbourne
Nov 2008 Sydney University of New South Wales
Apr 2008 Stamford Grand Hotel, Glenelg University of Adelaide
Nov 2007 Auckland University of Auckland
Jun 2007 Rydges Tradewinds, Cairns James Cook University
Nov 2006 Hobart University of Tasmania
Apr 2006 Stamford Grand Hotel, Glenelg University of South Australia
Oct 2005 Perth University of Western Australia
May 2005 Rydges Southbank, Brisbane Griffith University
Oct 2004 Sydney University of Sydney
Apr 2004 Stamford Grand Hotel, Glenelg James Cook University
Nov 2003 Canberra University of Canberra
May 2003 Darwin Northern Territory University
Nov 2002 Melbourne Deakin University
Apr 2002 Adelaide The University of Queensland
Oct 2001 Canberra Australian National University
May 2001 Fremantle Edith Cowan University
Nov 1900 Hobart University of Tasmania
Apr 1900 Adelaide University of Southern Australia
Nov 1999 Canberra University of Canberra
Apr 1999 Melbourne University of Melbourne
Nov 1998 Camperdown University of Sydney
Apr 1998 Adelaide Adelaide University
Oct 1997 Mt Eliza Monash University
Apr 1997 Canberra Australian National University
Oct 1996 Brisbane The University of Queensland
Apr 1996 Adelaide Adelaide University
Nov 1995 Coogee University of New South Wales