ECR Workshop: #academiclife


Navigating the post-PhD experience

A free event for postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers, organised by the ACNS ECR Committee

Date: Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
Time: 13:00–15:00
Venue: Lyle Theatre, Redmond Barry Building, The University of Melbourne


Academia is not a job; it is a lifestyle, so some say. Come join the ACNS ECR committee as we facilitate a discussion on the challenges of the postdoctoral experience, with keen insights from our panel of distinguished researchers with unqualified success and experience in areas such as grant writing and getting a fellowship. Get invaluable advice on career planning and making a success of your postdoctoral time. We are very fortunate this year to be joined by Prof. Erica Fletcher, Head of the Visual Neuroscience Laboratory at the University of Melbourne. We will also hear from the two 2018 ACNS Young Investigator Award winners, Dr Marta Garrido (University of Queensland) and Dr Mac Shine (University of Sydney) and Emerging Research Award winners Dr Patrick Cooper (University of Newcastle) and Dr Talitha Ford (Swinburne University of Technology). This will be followed by a Q&A panel discussion. So whether you are a current postdoc, or a postgraduate student seeking to join the fray, come along and hear what our panellists have to offer and interact with your peers in a supportive and informative environment.