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Promoting University Development Through Institutional Research (2014)

International Symposium on
“Promoting University Development through Institutional Research”

Symposium Notice

Higher education institutions are placing increasing importance on institutional research. To explore theoretical and practical issues with respect to institutional research and disseminate cutting-edge academic research in the area, an international symposium on “Promoting University Development Through Institutional Research” is to be held at Macao Polytechnic Institute on 1-3 December 2014. Colleagues are cordially invited to participate in the Symposium.

Symposium Themes

  1. Comparative studies on institutional research across different countries/regions
  2. Institutional research in relation to programme (professional) accreditation, institutional review and the development of quality assurance systems
  3. Institutional research as a means to inform university governance and strategic management
  4. Institutional research and faculty development
  5. Institutional research in relation to the assurance and enhancement of students' learning opportunities
  6. Institutional management information systems and the development and management of institutional databases

Symposium Snapshots


Chinese (Putonghua) and English


No fee will be charged for registration or meals. Accommodation will be provided for accepted participants. Travel expenses to and from the symposium and insurance will be the responsibility of the participant.

Symposium Venue

Macao Polytechnic Institute

Important Date

May 2014 Symposium notice released
Before 30 Jul 2014 Return of reply slip and submission of paper abstract
Before 30 Sep 2014 Submission of full paper
Mid Oct 2014 Completion of review of paper
Mid Oct 2014 Formal invitation letter sent
1-15 Nov 2014 Paper editing and compiling
1-3 Dec 2014 Symposium
Jul 2015 Symposium Proceedings expected to be published

Contact Information

Please send the abstract and/or full paper to the following emails
nslao@ipm.edu.mo  Ms Alice Lao
hfengzhang@ipm.edu.mo   Dr Hongfeng Zhang

Tel: 853-8599 6720 / 853-8599 6278
Fax: 853-2870 0096
Address: Academic Affairs Department
Macao Polytechnic Institute
Rua de Luís Gonzaga Gomes, Macao
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