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PGRS Events – Year 2019

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PGRS Events – Year 2019

Past events

DateTimeEventVenuePurpose
12 April 20194.00 PMWelcome PartyG9 Centre for Digital FutureThe Welcome Party is a social event to allow HDR students from various research centres to have a meet and greet together along with academicians to share and exchange ideas. It is also a platform to introduce the upcoming activities in 2019 and allow HDR students to know the new PGRS committees in 2019.
26 April 20193.00 PM3 Minute ThesisLecture TheatreThe Three Minute Thesis competition is hosted to allow postgraduate students to share their research under three minutes in a way the public can understand. This allow postgraduate students to practise their presentation and speech giving skills while also potentially reach out to potential stakeholders of their research.
5 July 20197.00 PMPostgraduate Potluck SessionG9 Centre for Digital FutureThe Postgraduate Potluck session aims to create a cultural understanding through food from various cultures brought by the HDR students from a diverse background. It also allows students to socialise and share their prospects in the research community.
29 July 20197.00 PMBadminton SessionMulti-purpose Hall (MPH)The badminton session aims to encourage HDR students to have a healthy lifestyle and work-life balance.
2 October 20192.00 PMThings I wish I had known (A sharing session by young academicians)G9 Centre for Digital FutureThe Sharing Session was hosted in collaboration with young academicians from Swinburne Sarawak to share their experience and insights during their postgraduate studies and how they sculpt their pathway into the academic sector. The sharing session helps to motivate HDR students throughout their journey in the research field.
21 December 20197.00 PMAnnual DinnerKelab Golf Sarawak (KGS)The 2019 Year End Annual Dinner hosted by the PGRS committee marks the end of the year and is the final gathering hosted by the committees for HDR students to socialise and share their research development throughout the year.

April

Welcome Party

3 Minute Thesis (3MT)

The three minute thesis (3MT) is a competition hosted for HDR students to present their research in a way the public can understand, in under 3 minutes.

Press release: https://www.swinburne.edu.my/news/swinburne-students-compete-present-thesis-three-minutes-3mt.php

The championship title for the 2019 3MT competition goes to Darrel Nadeng Dominic and first runner-up goes to Irina Baydarova, with Darren winning the people’s choice award.

July

Postgraduate Potluck Session

October

Things I wish I had known… A sharing session by young academicians

December

Annual Dinner