Education SIG 5th annual meeting - Immunology pedagogy and indigenous ways of learning


5 August 2024, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm


11:00am AEST


This is a 100% virtual event (Zoom link to be provided)


Associate Professor Joe Sambono | Queensland University of Technology

Joe is a Jingili man and curriculum specialist in embedding Australian First Nations histories and cultures across the Australian education sectors, specifically primary to tertiary.  Joe followed his passion and cultural connections to wildlife to start his career as a zoologist later merging his biology interests and cultural background with a career in secondary education. Joe has previously lead curriculum projects at CSIRO and ACARA and is currently a Professor of Practice in Indigenous Australian Perspectives with the Queensland University of Technology.

Professor Karyn Paringatai | University of Otago

Karyn is a lecturer in Te Tumu – School of Māori, Pacific & Indigenous Studies where she teaches and researches in te reo Māori (Māori language) and tikanga Māori (Māori culture). She has expertise in the creation, application and transmission of mātauranga Māori (Māori knowledge) in a diverse range of environments.


Non-Member Price $20.00

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The ASI Education SIG supports and promotes the teaching and learning of immunology at both the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. The group aims to facilitate the sharing of resources and promote networking opportunities between education-focused immunologists. Our Education SIG annual meeting allows for members to showcase their Immunology based pedagogy to inform, instruct and inspire. This year’s conference will also aim to inform teaching practices that support an indigenous perspective.

Registration is free for all ASI SIG members.

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Submit abstracts by 17th June 23:59 AEST

To present your teaching practice as an oral presentation at this year’s online event, please submit an abstract (250 words) outlining the scope and impact of your teaching pedagogy, by 17th June 23:59 AEST.

Please submit your abstract using this abstract template.

Register by 29th July 23:59 AEST

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