HDR Confirmation Seminars

The Confirmation Seminar is the first public presentation in the UQ milestone process.

Staff and students are urged to attend to support your colleagues at this first outing of their project.



Confirmation of Candidature - Patrick Galvin

29 November 2019 2:00pm4:00pm
Using Wittgenstein's notion of language games to provide rich contexts for talk in primary mathematics

Confirmation of Candidature - Emily Dietler

24 September 2019 9:00am10:30am
Making language unique to Biology more accessible to Students. A qualitative study of how teachers can support students in learning the terminology-heavy language of Biology.

Confirmation of Candidature - Danielle Jeffery

14 June 2019 1:00pm
Decolonising Spanish languaging practices: A critical autoethnographic, com-post approach

Confirmation of Candidature - Muhammad Ali

30 May 2019 11:45am1:30pm
Refugees in higher education: Exploring the experience of postgraduate refugee background students through capability approach

Confirmation of Candidature - Jose Stein

15 May 2019 11:30am12:30pm
Cyberbullying in the Chilean School system: Addressing emerging complexities through ethnomethodology.

Confirmation of Candidature - Yael Leibovitch

28 February 2019 3:30pm5:00pm
Writing as a 21st century skill: A dialogic approach to literacy pedagogy

Confirmation of Candidature - Aaron Teo

25 February 2019 3:00pm26 February 2019 5:00pm
“We’re not helpless here!”: Counter-stories of recently-migrated Australian teachers from Asian Confucian Heritage Culture backgrounds”

Confirmation of Candidature - Kimkong Heng

29 January 2019 4:00pm6:00pm
Investigating Research Engagement of Cambodian Academics: Challenges and Opportunities

Confirmation of Candidature - Md Maksud Ali

18 January 2019 2:00pm4:00pm
English for human capital development in a globalising world: Policy, practices and perceptions

Confirmation of Candidature - Mel Green

17 January 2019 2:00pm3:00pm
A narrative inquiry into teachers’ interpretation and enactment of the Australian Curriculum: English demand for students to engage in reading for enjoyment

Confirmation of Candidature – David Jordan

16 January 2019 10:00am10:30am
Becoming Internationally Minded; A cogenerative approach to constructing collective critical understanding of the International Baccalaureate’s central tenet

Confirmation of Candidature - Rafaan Daliri

31 October 2018 2:00pm3:00pm
The nature and effects of NAPLAN on student, teacher and school practices over a school year

Confirmation of Candidature - Machelle Flowers-Smith

26 October 2018 11:00am1:00pm
What’s ‘good care’? Care pedagogies of educational guidance counsellors.

Confirmation of Candidature - Aik Lim Tan

23 October 2018 11:30am12:45pm
Bridging the gap between formal and informal learning: An application of neuroscience to improve student learning outcomes through interest-driven learning

Confirmation of Candidature – Rebecca Claire

19 October 2018 2:30pm4:30pm
Literacy learning for the 21st Century: An investigation of literacy practices within the inquiry learning program of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program

Confirmation of Candidature – Lauren Cuskelly

5 October 2018 2:00pm4:00pm
Teachers’ Perceptions of the Commercial Provision of Schooling in South-East Queensland Schools.

Confirmation of Candidature - Marian Shakhovskoy

31 July 2018 12:30pm1:30pm
Using cogenerative dialogues to investigate how parent engagement with their adolescent children can be enhanced at home and school

Confirmation of Candidature - Damian LeGoullon

28 May 2018 2:30pm4:30pm
Adults with a Disability Learning to Participate in a Community Literacy Program

Confirmation of Candidature - Jamaan Alkorbi

17 May 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Exploring university students’ perceptions of autonomous English as a foreign language (EFL) learning practices outside the classroom: a dialogical approach.

Confirmation of Candidature - Mark van Ommen

10 May 2018 11:00am12:30pm
EDUCATIONAL QUALITY OF LIFE: A model to conceptualise the educational experience of students with a disability

Confirmation of Candidature - Sara Haghighi Siahgorabi

9 April 2018 3:30pm5:30pm
Understanding different approaches to mathematics teaching and resulting mathematical classroom discourses in Iran.