PhD, ECR and MCAs

PhD and ECR Workshop

The Bill Faulkner PhD Scholar and Early Career Researcher workshop is held annually immediately prior to the CAUTHE conference. The full day workshop provides PhD scholars and ECRs (completed a PhD within the past five years and have a teaching or research position) the opportunity to develop relevant knowledge, skills, and expertise through their PhD journey and into the early stages of their career thereafter. The workshop is a great opportunity for up-coming researchers to network with fellow scholars and internationally recognised academics. Senior academics provide their own experience and insightful advice into strategic thinking and approaches for developing a successful long-term academic career.

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Mid-Career Academic Workshop

The Mid-Career Academic (MCA) workshop is held every two years immediately prior to the annual conference. The workshop provides MCAs (at least five years a post-PhD completion and have a non-entry-level teaching and/or research position) with strategic and practical advice on academic career development through one-to-one mentoring sessions and panel discussions with CAUTHE fellows and senior professors.

Past MCA workshops

  • 2016 Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, Sydney
  • 2014 University of Queensland, Brisbane
  • 2013 Lincoln University, New Zealand

PhD and ECR Bursaries

The CAUTHE Executive invites applications for PhD student and Early Career Researcher (ECR) bursaries to support travel to and attendance at the CAUTHE 2018 conference in Newcastle, Australia. The bursaries include PhD/ECR workshop and conference registration fees, and up to $1000 for travel, accommodation and other expenses to facilitate access to the CAUTHE 2018 conference. 

CAUTHE offers PhD Scholars and Early Career Researchers bursaries to facilitate attendance at the annual conference. The bursaries include conference registration, PhD/ECR workshop fees and up to $1000 for travel, accommodation and other expenses. A bursary certificate is presented at the conference dinner awards ceremony. Submitted papers must be accepted as a full refereed paper, with the applicant as the primary author (with the only acceptable co-authors for PhD bursaries being the author’s registered supervisors).

Eligibility criteria include



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Contact the PhD/ECR bursary representative, Naomi Dale for further information about bursaries.

Workshop & bursary coordinators

  • Dr Naomi Dale

    Faculty of Business, Government & Law

    University of Canberra

  • Dr Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore

    Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management

    Griffith University