Eligibility and Selection
PhD students at any stage of their PhD studies and PhDs within 12 months from the submission of their thesis.
Accepted papers will be presented live at the virtual symposium and published in the refereed digital conference proceedings.
APRU-FUNDED REGISTRATION FOR PHD STUDENTS
Based on the quality of the research paper submitted, PhD students may be selected for a free registration to the Conference and PhD Symposium. The quality of papers will be assessed by the Symposium Scientific Committee and the Conference Organising Committee based on the following criteria:
- alignment of the research with the topics of the conference and relevant SDGs;
- relevance and impact of the research;
- originality and quality of the research;
- methodological rigour of the research;
- scholarly quality of the overall paper.
All submitted papers will be automatically considered for the free APRU-funded registration.
24 APRU-funded registrations are available for PhD students in 2020.
Students selected for the APRU-funded registration fee will be contacted by the Symposium Co-ordinators and must complete the registration before 9th November 2020.
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