Events and Conferences for 2016


With so many interesting conferences relating to both social work and also education and research we just had to share…

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The 8th International Conference on Social Work In Health and Mental Health: Enhancing the human condition: negotiating and creating change, 19-23 June, 2016, Singapore


Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development: Promoting the dignity and worth of people, June 27-30, 2016, Seoul, Korea


The 5th International Academic Identities conference: Academic life in the measured university: pleasures, paradoxes and politics, University of Sydney, Wednesday 29 June – Friday 1 July 2016


STARS (Students Transitions Achievement Retention and Success) Pan Pacific conference: 29 June – 2 July 2016, Perth, WA


The 39th Annual Conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA): The shape of higher education, 4-7 July 2016, Fremantle, WA


National Field Educators Networking Day, 28th September 2016, Townsville,  Australia

Following on from the success of our inaugural meeting last year, we are pleased to announce our second       national meeting for social work field education staff to share information, research and to take action on  key issues impacting on field education.

(Taking place the day prior to the ANZSWWER 2016 Symposium) 


ANZSWWER Symposium, Advancing our critical edge in social welfare education, research and practice,

29th-30th September 2016, Townsville,  Australia

ANZSWWER are pleased to announce our annual  Symposium will be hosted by James Cook University, Townsville. With an exciting program planned including keynote speaker Lena Dominelli we are looking forward to another successful event.


‘Social Work Education and Practice : insights and innovations’,  2 – 3 November 2016.

This event will be a wonderful opportunity to discuss and share ideas about the national and international developments within the Social Work profession, to recognise and celebrate the innovations and achievements of social work academics, researchers and practitioners. More details will be available soon.

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‘Healthy Places Healthy Communities’: Cultivating Healthy, Sustainable Communities through Environmental Connections: Evidence from Case Studies to Big Data,  7 November 2016.

This one day symposium will feature keynote presentations from internationally renowned experts in environmental health research.

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