Pre-Conference

ECR Networking

Supervising HDR Candidates: From Raw Talent to ECR Stars

Professor Susan Forde and Associate Professor Fiona Martin

If you’re wondering how to develop your supervision skills and mentor the next generation of researchers, join us for “Supervising HDR candidates – from raw talent to ECR stars”. Professor Susan Forde and Associate Professor Fiona Martin will explore how you can improve the quality of your supervisory practice, your support for students and your understanding of your supervisory role. The workshop will cover talent spotting, considering research proposals, setting expectations and guiding the research journey through discovery and dark moments. We’ll also workshop the best ways to move beyond award stage into effective mentoring of ECRs.

December 1, 9:30am – 12pm.

New Research Management Strategies 

Professor Libby Lester and Professor Mia Lindgren.

This workshop is designed to supercharge your career and get you thinking about new research management strategies. Professors Mia Lindgren (Swinburne University) and Libby Lester (University of Tasmania) lead this afternoon of ideas about how to be a better researcher. Topics include:

– How to publish in the right places

– How to understand grants systems,

– How you promote yourself within the academy

– What sort of track record wins postdocs and DECRAs

– How to plan a career trajectory, and

– How you juggle home and work lives.

Bring questions and challenges!

December 1, 1pm – 3pm.

2019 conferenceJournalisms:
Plurality, Precarity and Possibilities