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HERDSA offers an annual international conference on topical teaching and learning issues with opportunities to meet colleagues with similar interests, exchange ideas about teaching and learning and learn about current developments from experienced researchers and practitioners.

Conference proceedings are published and HERDSA meets Australian DEST requirements for refereeing ie. full papers are double-blind refereed by peers and are published in a widely available format.

Proceedings of HERDSA conferences from 1997 to 2008 can be accessed from the Past Conferences page.

HERDSA also makes available a number of awards and prizes – each one attached to the conference.

  1. Taylor and Francis Prize: Best Paper by a New Researcher
  2. Edith Cowan University Authentic Learning Award
  3. HERDSA Travel Award for a Postgraduate Student
  4. The University of Sydney, Institute for Teaching and Learning (ITL) Creative Presentation Award

If your institution is interested in sponsoring an award, prize or grant, please contact the HERDSA Office: office@herdsa.org.au

For additional information, criteria and guidelines, please visit the Awards and Prizes section of the website.

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