MERC Conference

Monash Education Research Community (MERC) Conference

The MERC conference is an annual free event for research students in the Faculty of Education.

MERC Annual Conference 2021

  • Theme: Embracing Adaptability and Transformation in Research
  • When: Thursday 30 September 2021 (past event)
  • Where: Online via Zoom
  • Booklet: Conference proceedings 2021 (pdf)

Video recording: Welcome events

Video recording: Closing events

About the conference

The conference aims to provide opportunities for:

  • research students (Honours, Masters and PhD) to present their work-in-progress in a supportive atmosphere,
  • staff and research students in Faculty of Education to know more about research carried out across different campuses of the Faculty,
  • staff, research students and their peers to meet and share in academic conversations.

Who can present?

All research students in the Faculty of Education are invited to present a paper or a poster and contribute to our research community.

Call for papers are announced via students' emails.

Everyone is welcome to attend!

Students who do not want to present a paper or poster can still attend the conference and contribute to the discussion.

Register your attendance - it is free.


Not from Monash?
Research students and academics from other institutions are also welcome to attend.

Past conferences

2019: Linking Education Research to the Real World (pdf)

2018: Springtime in Education and Psychology Research: Growing Ideas Together (pdf)

2017: Developments in Education and Psychology: Share your research to contribute (pdf)

2016: Educational Research: As Reality and As Dreams (pdf)

2015: Inspiring thoughts and practices: How does your research contribute? (pdf)

2014: Making a difference: How does your research matter? (pdf)

2013: Breaking New Ground: How does educational research contribute to the profession? (pdf)

2012: Educational Research, Approaches and Practices (pdf)

2011: Educational research beyond borders (pdf)

2010: A research odyssey (pdf)

2009: Go Boldly: Act Locally, Think Globally (pdf)

2008: Education : New Horizons (pdf)

2007: Education Research and Practice: Futures and Possibilities (doc)

2006: Education in the 21st century (pdf)

2005: Researching together (pdf)

2004: Researching windows into education research (pdf)

Contact MERC convenors