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OZCHI Doctoral Consortium

  • When: Wednesday 28th November 2007
  • Where: University of South Australia City West Campus

North Terrace, Adelaide
South Australia 5000

The Doctoral Consortium offers PhD students a special forum where they can present their research plans and discuss them with their peers and established senior researchers. Our goal is to create a supportive environment that helps students to think through their work. PhD candidates wishing to attend the consortium should submit a research proposal in the format below by the submission date below. Positions at the consortium will be offered based on a review of the submitted proposals.

Important Dates

  • 7 September 2007: Doctoral Consortium submission date.
  • 3 October 2007: Notification date

Doctorial consortium Chair


Format for Doctoral Consortium (DC) application Applicants for the OZCHI 2007 DC must submit a research proposal of between 1000 and 1500 words (that's roughly 2 x A4 pages in Times 11 point) under the following headings:

  • Working Title:
  • Brief introduction: What is the research about and why is it important to do it?
  • Aims and objectives of the research: What do you hope to achieve or find out?
  • Synopsis of related literature: What do the main writers in this field say about your project?
  • Proposed method: How do you propose to achieve your aims and objectives? Timeline: How long will it take to do all this? (Include some dates and milestones)
  • Activities to date: What data have you collected? What have you designed? How will you work with your data to construct arguments/evidence? If you don't yet have data, say how you plan to collect it.
  • State succinctly the contribution that your thesis will make.
  • Where do you need most help?