2022 CASTeL 9th STEM Education Research Conference

24-25 June 2022

“Regenerating STEM Education – Growing back better”

Submit a Proposal

Submission Requirements

All abstracts should be submitted via our online abstract submission system. The system will close for submission of initial abstract proposals on March 21st 2022.

Presentation Formats


Papers will have 15 minutes for their presentation and 5 minutes for Q&A. Papers are welcomed on research or practice. They should give enough detail for the conference delegates to get a clear understanding of your presentation. Research abstracts should include background, methods and key findings. Accounts of practice should include critical and reflective components.

Accepted submissions under the papers category will have the option of submitting a full paper for publication in the final conference proceedings. 

Lightning talks

Presentations comprise videos of seven minutes in length that are prerecorded and submitted in advance of the conference. This format may be suitable for research in the planning stages, research in progress or for sharing methodological/conceptual approaches. Videos will be timetabled for presentation during the conference and archived on the conference website.


Posters will be exhibited during the conference programme and online on the website following the conference. Posters should be A0 (118.9 cm x 84.1 cm).


A symposium consists of three papers submitted together under a common theme. A symposium must have a named convener and each paper is 20 minutes comprising 15 minutes per paper and 5 for questions. 

Proposals are welcomed, on a range of topics, including but not limited to: