Those presenters wishing to subsequently have their paper peer reviewed should submit their finalised paper (in the format described below) by Friday 6th April 2012.
Authors of peer reviewed papers may also be invited to participate in the review process.
Each paper will undergo a double blind peer review and the review panel will notify authors of the outcome in mid 2012.
Maximum paper length is 6,500 words.
Please also note:
The AHRC was previously ranked on the conference listing for the ERA as an 'A' Conference (equivalent to an A* journal).
Papers submitted and accepted for inclusion in the conference proceedings will be double-blind refereed.
All papers submitted for the AHRC12 must not have been previously published.
Please send all conference paper submissions to the Conference email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Conference Paper Submission Requirements
Authors must prepare their conference papers according to the following AHRC12 requirements. The Conference Organisers suggest printing the Conference Paper Submission Requirements as a checklist while preparing your paper for submission for peer review.
Please follow these instructions carefully and use the AHRC12 Conference Paper Template available for download as an MS Word document.
- Paper has not previously been submitted for publication
- Paper length: maximum 6,500 words, including title, authors, references etc.
- MS Word format; A4 size paper
- Margins: Top 2.54 cm, Left 2.54 cm, Bottom 2.54 cm, Right 2.54 cm, Arial 11pt font for main body of paper
- 1.5 line spacing
- Abstract paragraph (300 word maximum) and key words (maximum of 6) included at the start of the paper and in italics
On title page (see AHRC12 Conference Paper Template)
- Paper title: Arial 14pt bold, centred, minimal use of capitals
- Concise, maximum length of 20 words
- Subtitle (if used): Arial 12pt bold, centred, minimal use of capitals, no more than 15 words
- Author(s): include title and name(s) of all authors, discipline, and organisation
- List name and email address for the contact author separately from list of all paper authors
Main body of paper
- Include an introduction and conclusion and leave a blank line between paragraphs
- Section headings
- Major headings: Arial 12pt, bold, left justified, minimal use of capitals, on a separate line from body of paper, with blank line above and below
- Sub-headings: Arial 11pt, bold, left justified, minimal use of capitals, on a separate line from body of paper
- Sub-sub-headings: Arial 11pt, italics, left justified, minimal use of capitals on a separate line from body of paper
- Tables, figures and illustrations
- Inserted in the correct place in the body of the paper
- Referred to within the text and numbered sequentially - Table 1, Table 2, Figure 1 etc
- Please ensure tables, figures and illustrations are high quality and able to be understood when replicated in black and white.
- Harvard Style referencing as per the Australian Government Publishing Service Style Manual (2002). For further information, please see: http://publications.gov.au/styleManual.html
- Commence on new page immediately conclusion of the paper
- Arial 11pt, fully justified, second and subsequent lines of each reference indented 0.75cm, 6pt line spacing after each reference.
- References must be in alphabetical order and reverse chronological order for multiple references by the same author, i.e. Smith 2010, then Smith 2007, Smith 1999.
- Footnotes are acceptable but should be kept to a minimum and in Arial 9pt, fully justified
- Acknowledgements if necessary are to immediately follow the conclusion and be included before the references, Arial 11pt, fully justified, 100 words or less if possible. Include the sub-heading Acknowledgments
Do Not Use
- Institution, organisation or company logos
- Special formatting