Events and activities

Conferences. ACUR holds an undergraduate research conference in an Australasian university annually. Each year the conference is organized by a team of staff and students in a different university.

Posters in Parliament. ACUR also organizes an exhibition of undergraduate research in Parliament House, Canberra and/or the New Zealand Parliament (the Beehive) from time to time in order to publicise undergraduate research in the wider community.

Newsletter. In addition, ACUR publishes URNA (Undergraduate Research News Australasia), a newsletter containing information, events, and initiatives in undergraduate research likely to be of interest to Australasia. It is currently produced twice a year.
 

Conference 2018

The seventh ACUR conference is to be held at The La Trobe University, Melbourne on 24 – 25 September 2018.
For further details and to register please click here.

 

Past ACUR Conferences

The sixth ACUR conference was held at The University of Adelaide on 27 – 28 September 2017. This two-day conference included a combination of spoken presentations from abstracts and papers by Undergraduate students, Master of Research students (first year only) and graduated 2016 Honours students from a range of disciplines and educational institutions across Australasia. To view the 2017 program, abstracts and photos, please click here.

The fifth ACUR conference was held at CQUniversity Australia on 27 – 28 October 2016. This two-day conference included spoken papers by Undergraduate students, Master of Research students (first year only) and graduated 2015 Honours students from all disciplines and from across Australasia. Photographs from the conference can be viewed here.

The fourth ACUR conference was held at The University of Western Australia on 29 – 30 September 2015. This two-day conference included poster presentations and spoken papers by Undergraduate students, Master of Research students (first year only) and graduated 2014 Honours students from all disciplines and from across Australasia. A program from the day can be found here and photographs here.

The third ACUR conference was held at the Australian National University in Canberra on 18 – 19 September 2014. This two-day conference included poster presentations and spoken papers by Undergraduate students, Master of Research students (first year only) and graduated 2013 Honours students from all disciplines and from across Australasia.

In 2014 a Posters in Parliament Exhibition and Celebration of undergraduate research was held in the Mural Hall at Parliament House, Canberra. Details of this event including photos are available here. Images of the posters which were on display can be found directly here and photographs of the event here. You can also view a list of presenters and records of the event within media.

The second ACUR conference was held at Macquarie University in Sydney on 19 – 20 September 2013. This two-day conference included poster presentations and spoken papers by Undergraduate students, Master of Research students (first year only) and graduated 2012 Honours students from all disciplines and from across Australasia. Details of the program, presentations, abstracts, photos and sponsors are available here.

The inaugural ACUR Conference was held at Macquarie University in Sydney on 20 September 2012. This one-day conference included poster presentations and spoken papers by undergraduate students from all disciplines and from across Australasia. Details of the program, presentations, abstracts and photos taken at this event are available here.