Call for abstract reviewers

The HERDSA 2021 organising committee invites you to join us in the abstract reviewing process for the 43rd annual conference. Important dates to consider with the review process are listed below. As there are only 3 weeks available for the entire review process, please ensure that you will be able to meet the required abstract review deadline before submitting your application. The organising committee wants to notify authors in a timely manner. Each abstract will be blind reviewed by two reviewers using a set of criteria.

19 November 2020 – Abstract reviewer application opens 

18 January 2021 – Abstract reviewer application deadline

22 January 2021 – Abstract submission deadline

1 February 2021 – Reviewers assigned their allocated abstracts

22 February 2021 – Abstract reviews due

If you would like to volunteer to be an abstract reviewer, please submit your application via the link below. Your assistance in reviewing these abstracts is greatly appreciated.

You will be able to submit your application to be a reviewer between Thursday 19 November 2020 and Monday 18 January 2021. Questions regarding the HERDSA 2021 call for abstract reviewers can be directed to the HERDSA Conference Secretariat at

Thank you in advance for your contribution to the field of research and development in higher education.