PSRH Conference Samoa 2022

Abstract Submissions

 

 

Abstract format
  • Short biography: All submissions must be accompanied by biographical information about the presenting author (maximum of 80 words). Biographical details will be used by the session chair for introduction purposes and will also be published in the delegates’ handbook. 
  • Length: A maximum of 250 words (excluding title, headings, references and biography) will be accepted. Your abstract should be structured to include:
    • Introduction – State the primary objective of the paper and the major hypothesis tested or research question posed.
    • Design – Describe the study design and rationale. 
    • Method – Describe how the participants were selected and the number of participants the materials used, methods of data collection, and analysis. Note if you used supplementary data, and state how this was selected.
    • Results – Include numerical and/or textual data. Avoid using tables or lists of figures. For qualitative analyses briefly describe your findings (e.g. identified themes, categories).
    • Conclusions – State the conclusions. Identify opportunities for future research, practice, policy and/or theory.
Specifications:

All abstracts must be written in English and thoroughly checked for spelling and grammar before submission. Each abstract must be prepared in Microsoft Word. No other formats will be accepted. List authors and affiliations, including professional affiliations separated by commas. We also invite you to list your iwi affiliations. Please refrain from using printed enhancements such as italics, underlining, bold text etc. Italics may be used for non-English words or scientific names where necessary. Please note abstracts may be re-formatted and/or edited for publication in the programme handbook. Please indicate whether the submission is for oral or poster presentation, or if either format is acceptable.

Oral presentation Format

The best abstracts will be accepted for oral presentation, a 10 minute presentation time followed by 5 minutes of questions from the audience during the Scientific Programme on either 1st or 2nd September 2022 at Taumeasina Island Resort. Strict time schedules will apply. Particular attention should be paid to keeping PowerPoint presentations short, concise and relevant.

A1 poster presentations:

Abstracts will be considered for poster presentations.  Please bring the poster with you to the conference venue so it can be displayed in the allocated area. (Posters cannot be printed at the venue, bring them with you.)

  • Poster Presentation
    • Layout – Remember, we read left to right, top to bottom. Your poster layout should be easy for your reader to navigate.
    • Visual elements – Include clear graphs, photos, illustrations and flowcharts that will contribute to getting your message across quickly.
    • Colour – Pick a colour scheme (no more than 3 colours) and use it throughout to create an effective design. 
    • Text – Be concise and to the point. Keep text formats simple, professional and easily readable from a distance.

 

A1 poster presentations:

Abstracts will be considered for poster presentations.  Please bring the poster with you to the conference venue so it can be displayed in the allocated area. (Posters cannot be printed at the venue, bring them with you.)

  • Poster Presentation
    • Layout – Remember, we read left to right, top to bottom. Your poster layout should be easy for your reader to navigate.
    • Visual elements – Include clear graphs, photos, illustrations and flowcharts that will contribute to getting your message across quickly.
    • Colour – Pick a colour scheme (no more than 3 colours) and use it throughout to create an effective design. 
    • Text – Be concise and to the point. Keep text formats simple, professional and easily readable from a distance.