HERDSA prize for best presentation by a student ($500)

Judged by members of the HERDSA Professional Learning Portfolio during the conference.

The purpose of the prize is to encourage students to disseminate their work at national and international higher education conferences. Applicants must be presenting a showcase at the HERDSA conference in order to be eligible for this prize.

  • Presenters will be judged on their ability to effectively communicate as well as on the academic content of their presentation.
  • The prize (AUD$500) will be awarded at the annual HERDSA Conference and is usually presented at the closing ceremony of the conference & awarded the certificate.

HERDSA prize for best poster (up to 4 prizes totalling $1100)

Both onsite and digital posters are eligible for this prize and eligible for one of up to three prizes to a total of AUD$1100. The purpose of these prizes is to promote and recognise excellence in the ability to visually communicate ideas, findings or outcomes related to tertiary education.

  • Onsite poster winner will receive A$500
  • Digital poster winner will receive A$400
  • Runners up for both onsite and digital posters will receive A$100 each

osters will be assessed by conference delegates – on both the ability to visually communicate as well as on the academic content of the poster. The best poster prizes will be awarded to the posters that receive the highest number of votes.

Conference participants are likely to be able to vote using the conference mobile app which will work on any smartphone, tablet, or computer connected to the internet.