Quality in Postgraduate Research

Quality in Postgraduate Research (QPR) is the world’s biggest & longest-standing conference on doctoral education.

Held every two years in Adelaide, South Australia, QPR brings together educational researchers, policy makers, university leaders, research students & research degree supervisors for the purpose of better understanding the processes, practices, pedagogies and theoretical frameworks of doctoral education.

The next QPR will take place in APRIL 20-22 2016 again at the National Wine Centre.

SOCIETY, COMMUNITIES & ECONOMY:21st CENTURY RESPONSES FROM DOCTORAL EDUCATION.

Watch this space for upcoming details.

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The special edition of the International Journal for Researcher Development drawing on papers delivered at the 11th Quality in Postgraduate Research conference (QPR2014) has now been published online.


In between conferences QPR supports a vibrant research community, including a number of special interest groups (SIGs). We also maintain an archive of papers & abstracts presented at our conferences.


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QPR2014 Participants Survey
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QPR2014 was held at Adelaide’s National Wine Centre on April 9-11 2014, attracting over 350 attendees.

QPR2014 Program Booklet (PDF)
QPR2014 Keynotes
QPR2014 Photos
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