Call for Abstracts

The Call for Abstracts is now closed, thank you to all who submitted.

The Program will be developed over the coming months, and authors will be informed of the outcome of their submission by early December.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

 

The Scientific Committee will consider submissions about projects across all areas of Indigenous health and health professional education and Indigenous student recruitment, support and graduation, within universities, specialist colleges and health professional organisations, including:
•    Research Projects: Papers or posters focused on evidence-based research;
•    Projects of Interest: Papers or posters highlighting new projects and innovations which may not be research based;
•    Workshops: Interactive sessions with a focus on clear learning outcomes.

The Committee encourages submissions from:
•    Health professional educators and researchers;
•    Health practitioners;
•    Policy makers;
•    Health professional students; and
•    Community members.


Streams

Abstracts must relate to Indigenous health and health professional education across the following topics:

Leadership
•    Creating institutional change: Decolonising approaches and addressing racism
•    Recruitment: Strategies to engage Indigenous students
•    Support through to graduation: Initiatives that encourage excellence
•    Student experiences: Pathways into health professional education and strategies to graduate
•    Student experiences: Managing institutional structures in the Indigenous health space

Collaboration
•    Partnerships, collaborations and networks: Working within and across disciplines for Indigenous health
•    Collaborations with Indigenous communities and Community Controlled Health Organisations
•    Student experiences: Community/clinical engagement, placements in community and clinical settings

Curriculum
•    Indigenous knowledges
•    Curriculum design, development, implementation and review
•    Teaching and learning methods (including use of online tools and other media)
•    Assessment methods
•    Student experiences: Approaches that enhance learning / make assessment meaningful

All abstracts will be peer reviewed by the LIME Connection Scientific Committee.

Abstract Submission Guidelines

If you have any questions, please contact Caitlin Ryan, LIME Project Co-ordinator, via: E: lime-network@unimelb.edu.au, or T: +61 3 9035 8294.