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2017 National Conference of Emerging Researchers in Ageing

Digging for gold: Building success in ageing research

6 - 7 November 2017

Technology Park Function Centre, Bentley, Western Australia

The ERA 2017 conference will be hosted by Curtin University, and co-chaired by Professor Keith Hill and Dr Elissa Burton.

Call for abstracts

We warmly invite the submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentations from PhD, Masters and Professional Doctoral students, and early career researchers engaged in ageing related research from any discipline. The call for abstracts is now open and will close on 30 June 2017. Copies of the submission guidelines and abstract template are available on the main conference website at http://www.era.edu.au/ERA+2017


The registration fees for ERA 2017 are as follows:

  • Student $200
  • Non-student $250

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Post-conference workshops

The main conference takes place on Monday 6 November. Two post-conference workshops will be run on the morning of Tuesday 7 November. The cost of the workshops is included in the conference registration fee. The two workshop topics are as follows:

Using the media to market yourself

Learn from researchers and communication specialists about how to disseminate your research using different forms of media.

'Playing the game'

Learn from a diverse group of early career researchers about how to build a successful post-doctoral research career.

Places are limited so participants are encouraged to register for the conference and indicate their workshop preference as soon as possible.


A small number of bursaries will be available to support postgraduate students presenting at the conference. More information about the bursary application process will be listed on the conference website at http://www.era.edu.au/ERA+2017 soon.

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Contact Email era2017conference@era.edu.au