The Waterways Postgraduate Student Conference -

Wednesday 3 November, 2021

The Waterways Postgraduate Student Conference allows postgraduate students from the University of Canterbury and Lincoln University to showcase their freshwater related research. The event is free, thanks to our generous sponsors.

In 2021 the Conference will be held Wednesday 3 November, 2021 in Ti Kōuka, Haere-Roa, at the University of Canterbury.

A draft programme will be released early October 2021.

Attend the Conference

If you would like to attend the day, please register here. Registration due by 25 October.

NB: The decision whether to go ahead with the full Conference, reduced attendance in person or fully online will be made shortly before the Conference depending on the current COVID alert level.

Present at the Conference - Abstracts due 30 Sept

If you are a postgraduate student at either Lincoln University or the University of Canterbury researching freshwater-related topics, abstracts are due by 30 September; the application form can be found here (Word, 550kb).

Sponsor the Conference

Attendance at the Conference is free thanks to our generous sponsors. If you or your organisation is interested in sponsoring the 2021 Conference, you can find sponsorship levels here (PDF 226kb) or email Suellen Knopick, at

Copies of past abstract booklets are available here.



Many thanks to our 2021 sponsors











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