Jun 17, 2016

9th Edition of the University of Mauritius Research Week 12-16 Sep 2016

Call for Abstracts

9th Edition of the UoM Research Week

UoM research theme: "Knowledge to action".

12 to 16 September 2016

The Faculty of Agriculture research theme

"Innovation and Technology Transfer: Advancing Sustainable Agri-food Production


The 9th Edition of the UoM Research Week will be organised by the University of Mauritius from 12 to 16 September 2016.

The Research Week aims at providing a consolidated platform for staff, students and researchers to interact and carry out peer discussions on ongoing or emerging research. The main objective of the Research Week is therefore to showcase research being undertaken in the country.

Academic Staff members, students and participants are invited to submit extended abstracts for oral presentations and poster sessions. Stakeholders from private and public sectors including alumni are welcome to participate.

Up to two (2) oral presentations will be allowed per presenter. Oral presentations will be of a duration of 20 minutes (including question time). Poster presentations should be in A1 format.


Extended abstracts should be submitted online at latest by 18 July 2016 and should include the following details:
  • ​The Presentation title (up to 20 words);
  • The name, affiliation and email of all authors;​
  • Paper type (oral or poster);
  • A word description (between 500 and 700 words) of the presentation (extended abstract).
The extended abstract should comprise the background and objectives of the study, approach and methodology, major findings of the research work, conclusion and significance, and up to five (5) keywords.

All extended abstracts will be blind reviewed and the corresponding author will be notified of acceptance at latest by 12 August 2016. Accepted abstracts will be published in the UoM Research Week e-Book of Abstracts.

Those who wish, may submit their full paper(s) to the UoM Research Journal
http://vcampus.uom.ac.mu/pvcacd/resjournal/ at latest by 31 October 2016 for online publication in the Special Issue of the Journal.

All abstracts should be formatted as per the attached template and submitted via the online submission system

Online submission opens on 17 June 2016
Abstract Submission Deadline: 18 July 2016
Notification of Acceptance: 12 August 2016

​More information is available in the website of the UoM Research Week 2016

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