Citizen science, collaboration with Japan, measuring success and training future leaders are events aimed at building the skills of early- and mid-career researchers over the next 12 months.
Each year the Theo Murphy Initiative (Australia), through the Academy, supports the delivery of EMCR activities designed to provide tangible career benefits for EMCRs in Australia. This year is no different—despite the considerable impacts of COVID-19 and the additional challenges and restrictions for event planning, four EMCR events will be delivered in the 2020–21 round.
All four events will plan for the possibility of partially or fully virtual online delivery. Despite the complicated nature of organising events in a COVID and post-COVID world, the successful applicants are planning innovative solutions for virtual attendance. This pragmatic problem-solving demonstrates the EMCR community’s capacity to adapt and devise accessible and inclusive solutions.
The four successful proposals funded this year are:
The Theo Murphy (Australia) Fund was established with the purpose of furthering scientific discovery in the fields of medicine, science, technology and engineering. The fund is made available by the Royal Society of London and administered by the Academy.
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