DEAL Conference

The Centre for Research, Training and Impact (SORTI), The University of Newcastle, is excited to announce the Second Biennial Doctoral Education, Assessment, and Learning (DEAL) Conference.

The conference has a format that provides extended opportunities for discussion and debate and interactive paper sessions. Drawing together sustained empirical work and examining innovative future-oriented trajectories, the conference has the potential to inform policy, industry and doctoral research directions.

Conference streams include:

  • The doctoral learner and learning processes
  • Creativity and doctoral contribution
  • Research ethics and values
  • Candidate diversity, needs and expectations
  • Thesis writing, assessment and feedback
  • Doctoral pathways, journeys and trajectories