Call for Abstracts

Submission Guidelines

Types of presentation

We welcome the submission of abstracts from all PhD candidates whose research involves education and/or sport for:

A: 3-slide presentations (5-10 min maximum with a Q&A discussion session): these shorter format presentations provide the opportunity to practice presenting your research succinctly or focus on one key area of your research to facilitate feedback and questions using three slides.

B: Individual presentations or workshops (15 minutes with a Q&A discussion session): these longer format presentations provide the opportunity to fully present on your research or to facilitate a workshop around a unique methodological or theoretical approach used in your research.


Submission of abstracts by:  March 14th, 2022

Notifications of acceptance will be forwarded by: April 8th, 2022

Submission of presentation slides by: May 6th, 2022

Conference day: May 13th, 2022


The submission is open to all PhD candidates whose research is based in education and sport. All abstracts must be submitted through the conference email:

To be considered for the longer format (15 min) individual presentations or workshops, you must have passed your First Year Progression Board at MHSES, or equivalent at other universities. 

The conference theme is Uncertainty. If you would like to tailor your abstract to this theme you may; however, all abstracts – whether linked to the conference theme or not – will be peer-reviewed and considered.

If accepted for a 3-slide presentation, individual presentation or workshop, please submit your slides through the conference email More details will be included with notifications of acceptance. 

Abstract word count

300 words maximum, including the title of the presentation, main text, 3-5 keywords and references.

Guideline for the abstract submission email
  • Subject: 3-slide presentation abstract OR Individual presentations OR Workshop proposal abstract
  • Content: topic, author name and email, and affiliated university information; If submitting for an individual presentation or workshop: Please state whether you are open to delivering a 3-slide presentation or not if your abstract is not accepted.
  • Attachment: PDF file of your abstract

The title and abstract must be written in English. They also must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference.

Technical information

The conference is planned to be a remote event in accordance with current Covid-related guidance. If possible, the conference may have hybrid activities of which we will inform you when these decisions are made. However, in-person attendance will not be mandatory for presenters regardless. Specific technical guidelines concerning online presentation will be available in due time.