The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs

EMCR Webinar Nov 2020

APSAD Early to Mid-Career Researcher (EMCR) Webinar 

Wednesday 11 November 12:30 – 2:30 pm | Hosted by the APSAD EMCR Subcommittee

The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs EMCR Subcommittee will be hosting a webinar to showcase new and exciting research from Australasia's early career researchers working in the field. Presentations will cover a diversity of topics and include research complete and in progress.

This APSAD EMCR webinar will feature Rapid Fire (3 minutes) presentations with a live Q&A, from students and those within *5 years of completing a postgraduate degree, 

This showcase will be followed by an online networking session where invited speakers will share their career experiences to highlight the different career pathways open to EMCRs in our field. This session will delve into some of the big questions for EMCRs at this time, providing a safe, supportive environment to ask questions of invited speakers, including those from non-traditional career pathways. You will have the opportunity to meet and network with other early and mid-career researchers.

*Or equivalent due to career disruption e.g. paternity leave, illness, carer’s responsibilities

 

WEBINAR SCHEDULE

12.30-1.30pm   

Showcasing Australasia’s Early Career Researchers: New and Emerging Alcohol and other Drug Research in rapid-fire presentation format followed by a Q&A session. Presentations will cover a diversity of topics and include research complete and in progress.

 1.30-2.30pm

 

 

What Next? A Networking Event to Discuss Career Pathways for EMCRs in the Alcohol and other Drug Field. The APSAD EMCR Subcommittee will host an online networking session where invited speakers will share their career experiences to highlight the different career pathways open to EMCRs in our field. Speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.


CALL FOR PAPERS 

SUBMISSION IS NOW CLOSED

The APSAD Early Career Researcher Subcommittee is calling for submissions from Students & Early Career Researchers (within 5 years post your last postgraduate degree) for the Rapid-Fire session.

Due to time limitation, there will be a limited number of Rapid-Fire presentation spots available in the webinar program. If you are not offered a presentation spot in the webinar program you may be invited to submit a 3-minute video discussing your research or you could choose the option of submitting an online poster. The video presentations and posters will be uploaded onto EMCR Hub on the APSAD website and may also be shared on the APSAD EMCR social media networks via Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Accepted papers will be required to prepare a poster or 3-minute video recording of your presentation. If your abstract is accepted for the webinar, you must be available to attend the scheduled webinar and take part in the live Q&A session at the end. Webinar attendees can submit questions during presentations, and a moderator will direct questions to the speakers during the live Q&A.

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Provide a statement of the issue being addressed, an outline of the objectives, methods, results, and discussion. If your project is not completed, please tell us about the objectives, planned methodology, and potential implications of the research. We understand the results may not be available at the time of submission, or that you may want to present on research that will not be complete by the time of the webinar. Submissions must not exceed 250 words.

All abstracts must be prepared according to the guidelines provided. Abstracts will only be accepted if submitted using the supplied template

Due to the limited number of spots available in the webinar program, you can only submit one abstract where you are listed as the first author. Only one presentation per person (e.g. only one pdf poster OR one webinar presentation OR one uploaded video)

An abstract may be submitted for consideration if the work has been or is to be published in a scientific journal or presented at another forum prior to APSAD November EMCR webinar. Where the content has been significantly changed or updated as to be a different abstract it may be considered. Already published/presented work must be declared at the time of submission, failure to disclose this information will result in the abstract being rejected. Acceptance is at the discretion of the APSAD EMCR Subcommittee

 

SUBMITTING YOUR ABSTRACT

Completed submissions should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
By the deadline 17 September 2020. **There will be no further extension offered**.
 
Notification of receipt will be emailed within 4 working days to the contact author, upon submission of the abstract.
Please direct any questions regarding abstract submissions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE

All submissions will be reviewed by members of the APSAD EMCR Subcommittee and selected based on scientific merit, and to reflect a diversity of topics and representation across jurisdictions/institutes. Priority will be given to APSAD Student and Early Career Researcher Members.

Authors will be notified of accept/reject status on the 30 September.

Do you know APSAD now has FREE student membership? If you are interested in finding out more visit our membership page.

 

ABSTRACT MENTOR

If you need assistance with your abstract, members from the EMCR Subcommittee are happy to help abstract submitters answer questions around formal requirements for abstracts, research methods and analysis. Please contact one of the below mentors if you would like assistance with your abstract.  

General guidelines

  • Mentors will not make any edits/changes in submitted abstracts.
  • Mentors cannot indicate if they think the abstract is likely to be selected or not.

Abstract Mentors:

Dr Christina Marel, Senior Research Fellow, Sydney Medical School / The Matilda Centre
Dr Rebecca Jenkinson, Manager, Australian Gambling Research Centre, Australian Institute of Family Studies
Dr Suzanne Nielsen,  Associate Professor & Deputy Director, Monash Addiction Research Centre Monash University

CLICK HERE for mentors contact email

 

ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS

When submitting your abstract please indicate your preferred presentation type:

  • Oral/Video Presentation for the APSAD EMCR webinar: Please choose this option if you would like to present your submission as an oral presentation (3-minute video) to be included in the APSAD EMCR Webinar Rapid Fire Presentation. If your presentation is selected, you need to provide a 3-minute video of your presentation and you must be available to attend the webinar Wednesday 11 November and participate in the live Q&A session. Support and instructions on how to record the video will be offered by the APSAD EMCR Subcommittee.

  • Video Presentation for the APSAD website: Please choose this option if you would like to present your submission in a 3-minute video which will be uploaded to the APSAD website, including the APSAD YouTube Channel and may be shared on the APSAD social media networks.

  • Poster Presentation for the APSAD website  Please choose this option if you would like to have a poster of your submission uploaded to the APSAD website and shared via EMCR social media networks. Online posters should be supplied in a PDF format.

If your abstract is selected for the Rapid-Fire presentation or video presentation on the APSAD website you will be provided with a copy of the video submission guidelines upon notification of acceptance.

KEY DATES:
17 September  Abstract submission deadline  
30 September  Author notification 
21 October       Video presentations to be submitted 
 
 
CONTACT ENQUIRIES
If you have any questions email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by phone 02 9252 2281. Or reach out to members of the EMCR Subcommittee who are happy to assist with your questions. Join the APSAD EMCR Facebook private group and post a question to the group.
 
WEBINAR REGISTRATION
Registration for this webinar will open in the coming weeks. 
 
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