EMCR Pathways issue 23—April 2021

EMCR Pathways EMCR newsletter Issue 23 April 2021

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 is a new year, and we have new editors and a new edition of the newsletter for you.

A message from the outgoing EMCR Forum Chair: Reflections on a year like no other…

Farewell and reflections from the 2020 EMCR Forum Chair.

Welcome to our new EMCR Forum Executive members

Meet the amazing EMCRs who joined the Executive in 2021.

On the job with…

We go on the job with Dr Vivien Rolland, Senior Research Scientist at CSIRO Agriculture and Food.

Stories for Women’s History Month: Inspired by two unstoppable women in science

Raffaella Demichelis reflects on the stories of two unstoppable women in STEM, how they inspired her, and challenges for women in STEM.

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?

Find out what the Forum Executive has been doing this year.

For a research worker the unforgotten moments of his life are those rare ones which come after years of plodding work, when the veil over nature’s secret seems suddenly to lift and when what was dark and chaotic appears in a clear and beautiful light and pattern. 

Professor Gerty Cori, Nobel Prize for co-discovering the course of the catalytic conversion of glycogen.

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