EMCR Pathways issue 21—July 2020

The Australian Early- and Mid-Career Researcher Forum of the Australian Academy of Science serves as the voice of the country's future scientific and research leaders. We currently reach over 4000 people and are seeking to broaden and increase our engagement with Australian EMCRs to better represent their views, needs and vision to decision-makers within the government, members of parliament and key funding agencies.


Editors’ welcome

It’s 2020, but we are still here.

Inspiring EMCRs

Dr Paola Magni shares her journey from student of the sciences to forensic scientist and role model.

What sport taught me about science

Dr Tristan Clemons debuted for the Australian men’s hockey team the same year he began his PhD. He shares how this combination has made him a better research scientist.

On the job with…Dr Mike Todorovic

We go on the job with Dr Mike Todorovic, Senior Lecturer in Anatomy and Physiology at Griffith University, YouTuber and Podcaster.

The upsides and downsides of working from home

As we start returning to the workplace, EMCR Forum Executive member Emma Beckett reflects on what she has learned.

EMCR Agony Aunt

Looking for rock-solid, ironclad, foolproof, childproof, future-proof and proof-proof advice? Ask the EMCR Agony Aunt.

What have we been up to?

Check out what the EMCR Forum Executive has been up to and their efforts to support the EMCR community in a COVID world.

“I was described as a dreamer, a fantasist, even as the village idiot. I didn't care. What I cared about was convincing people to allow me to go on with my work.”– Nobel Laureate Ada Yonath.

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