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.


Join the EMCR Forum executive committee

The Australian Early- and Mid-Career Researcher (EMCR) Forum is now receiving expressions of interest from early- and mid-career researchers to join the executive committee in 2018.

Find out more and complete the expression of interest form by 17 September 2017.

Download the flyer to advertise this opportunity in your department.

For enquiries about expressions of interest, please email us.

Read the EMCR Forum’s latest policy submissions

The EMCR Forum has recently made submissions to:

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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