Join the ECR network

You are invited to join the new Faculty of Human Sciences ECR Network, a series of monthly meetings that will focus on developing and enacting a 3-5 year research and career development plan.

We are seeking expressions of interest to join the network so that we can determine the level of interest. Please send a short email introducing yourself by 28 March to

Our kick-off event will be a talk by A/Prof Andy Barron on “Developing your 5-year research plan” on 29 March, 12-1pm, Senate Room, Lincoln Building.

Further information on the network can be found below or feel free to contact your Department ECR representative: Titia Benders, Celia Harris, Yeshe Colliver and Monique Crane.

BACKGROUND: Based on feedback, this initiative is replacing the one-day ECR Networking events held by the Faculty in previous years.

FOR WHOM: This network is open to all who consider themselves ‘early career’ in the Faculty of Human Sciences whatever your current role or status.

AIM: The aim of the network is to support professional development by discussing and bringing into action career planning, mentoring, and coaching.

FORMAT: The series will consist of university-wide workshops, bi-monthly meetings, small group meetings, and individual activities (max. 1 event/month). Specific topics will focus on developing and enacting a 3-5 year plan in the core areas of scholarship from the new Promotions policy: Discovery, Integration, Teaching, Application, Leadership and Citizenship. It will draw on expertise from across the University to share valuable resources for career building in these areas.


Topic:  Developing your 5-year research plan

When: Wednesday 29th March 2017

Time: 12pm – 1pm

Location: Senate Room, C8A 310, Lincoln Building

Chair: Prof. David Coutts, Associate Dean, Research, Faculty of Science

Speaker: Assoc. Prof. Andy Barron,  ARC Future Fellow, Biological Sciences

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