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Sep 28 2023

HDR Study: First Nations Australians' Way

This symposium is a unique opportunity to delve into the perspectives and experiences of First Nations Australians in Higher Degree Research (HDR) study within Australian universities. Event Details:Date:Thursday, 28 September – Friday, 29 September 2023Time:Day 1: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM | Day 2: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PMLocation:Ann Harding Conference Centre, Building 24, University of Canberra, Bruce Campus Overview:This two-day in-person symposium will feature presentations, panels, and yarning sessions that delve into research and supervision within the context of First Nations Australians’HDR study. Our keynote speaker, Professor Tracey Bunda, a Ngugi/Wakka Wakka woman and a renowned UQ Professor of Indigenous Education, will open the proceedings with her address. The event will also encompass topics such as culturally appropriate research methods, navigating cultural obligations, First Nations Australian ways of 'being' a researcher, and more. Schedule:- Day 1: Keynote, Panels, Yarning Sessions, Cultural Tour- Day 2: Cross-Cultural Collaborations, Student/Supervisor Relationships, Closing Reflections Speakers and Participants:Dr Wayne Applebee, Elizabeth Buckmaster, Prof. Tracey Bunda, Dr Paul Collis, Prof. Tony Eaton, Lisa Fuller, Kristie Gardner, Ashley Harrison, Dr Wendy Somerville, A/Prof. Bethaney Turner, Justin Wilkey, and others. For more details and to view the draft program visit the webpage. Registration:To secure your spot, please register via the following link: This is a free event and there will be catering. If you register, please do come! Or cancel if you can't make it. We don't want to waste food. Event Support:This event is supported by theHigher Degree Research Portfolio in the Faculty of Arts and Design, as well as theCentre for Creative & Cultural Researchat the University of Canberra. If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to reach out to We look forward to welcoming you to the symposium.

09:00 - 16:30

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