EMCR Pathways issue 26—April 2022

EMCR Pathways EMCR newsletter Issue 26 April 2022

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

Hello and welcome to the first issue of EMCR Pathways for 2022! 

A message from the outgoing EMCR Forum Chair

2021 felt like all the reserves of our strength and fortitude were finally running out, and yes we just had to keep on going.

Welcome to new EMCR Forum Executive members!

New members tell us about themselves and why they’re here.

A thank you letter to EMCRs

Former EMCR Program Manager Laura Navarro talks about supporting the EMCR Forum and moving to a new stage in her STEM journey.

Welcoming the new Academy Diversity and Inclusion Manager

Zach Ghirardello joined the Australian Academy of Science’s Diversity and Inclusion team in December.

Opportunities and challenges for EMCRs: a Western Australian perspective

Curtin University EMCR representatives share their reflections of the Science Pathways event.

On the job with … Dr Bianca Lê

We go on the job with Dr Bianca Lê, cell biologist and the Executive Director at Cellular Agriculture Australia.

Inspiring EMCRs

Marissa Betts from Litho Lab (LLUNE) at the University of New England talks about mixing movies and sci-comm.

EMCR Agony Aunt

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

Courage is like — it’s a habitus, a habit, a virtue: you get it by courageous acts. It’s like you learn to swim by swimming. You learn courage by couraging.

Marie Maynard Daly, the first African-American woman to earn a PhD in chemistry. She discovered the relationship between cholesterol and clogged arteries.

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