4th International Conference on Practice Research
22 - 24 May 2017
Jockey Club Innovation Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Conference Theme, Topics, Presentation Types

Theme: Recognising diversity, developing collaboration, building networks

Collaboration in Practice Research
Critical & Ethical Considerations
Innovative Practice, Methodological and Epistemological Issues
Practice Research Education & Training
Practice Research in Different Cultural Contexts & Considerations
Practice Research in Policy, Welfare & Macro level
Special Issues in Practice Research (e.g., transition from practice to research)
Specific Social Work Areas & Practice Research (Child & adolescents, Community, Disasters & humanitarian relief, Family, Health & Mental Health, Gender & Sexuality)


We welcome four types of presentation formats:

  1. Experiential workshops (conducted by individuals or groups— approximately 90 minutes). The workshops are planned, structured, and carried out by the submitters. Interactive workshops usually have an introductory part (presentation) and a participatory part (a theme or question to work on).
  2. Oral paper presentations (15 minutes + discussion). The presentations will be organized in thematic sessions.
  3. Poster presentations.
  4. Pre-organized group presentation (proposal requires a group of 4-5 paper abstracts with moderator, 45 minutes + discussion).


Submission of Abstract 

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