ACUR 2018

The 2018 ACUR conference was hosted by La Trobe University on 24 and 25 September on its main campus at Bundoora, Melbourne.

Emeritus Professor Angela Brew, Chair of the Council for Undergraduate Research, gave the keynote address. Sixty presentations were given by students from a wide range of disciplines, and representing 14 Australian universities and 1 international (USA) university.

ACUR 2018 abstract book

Conference Photos

2018 prize winners

HERDSA Prize for Best Presentation and Associated Paper
Elvis Gleeson (Australian National University)
Why are you studying in Canberra? A qualitative study of the barriers faced by regional students in coming to university
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ACUR 2018 Presentation Prizes
Liam Daly Manocchio (University of Queensland)
Ending denial of service cyber attacks with negative selection

Eden Little (Griffith University)
Can Gumby Gumby do wonders?

Tyler Philp (University of Queensland)
Measuing Hubble’s Constant with peculiar velocities and a new standard siren

Janita Ruhle (Central Queensland University)
Gender views of females in sports media