Early- and mid-career researchers

Welcome to the EMCR Forum

Welcome to the Early- and Mid-Career Researcher Forum. This forum is run by and for all early- and mid-career researchers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics in Australia. Within this website you’ll find all manner of information and contacts to help you develop a career in and around STEM. Whether you are a recent PhD graduate in university research, based within the private sector, or making your contribution in Government, the EMCR Forum is here for you.


Poster presentation opportunities at the Collaboration across Boundaries conference

There are a couple of spots available to present a poster at the Collaboration across Boundaries 2018 Conference on 4 December at University House at the Australian National University. Interested EMCRs and PhD students are invited to submit an abstract with their ideas or existing collaborative project for the opportunity to win a $3,000 research grant. PhD students, researchers and representatives from universities, government and the private sector are also invited to attend this free event for the chance to explore opportunities that collaborations can create for their research and take part in insightful discussions on how collaborations can change Australia’s future. Submit your poster and register

Become a member

Become a member of the Australian EMCR Forum and receive the regular newsletter EMCR Pathways

Submissions and consultations

Find out what Australia’s EMCRs have been saying in response to the major issues they face


Learn more about the EMCR Forum, including its history, the members of the executive, and the Strategic Plan.

Contact us

Get in contact with the EMCR Forum, and make a positive contribution to the outcomes and future of EMCRs around Australia.

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