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.


EMCR Pathways issue 21 is now out!

The latest issue of the EMCR Pathways newsletter is now available.

Online opportunities for EMCRs

The EMCR Forum is hosting a series of online opportunities to support the EMCR community and keep researchers connected throughout the uncertain times created by COVID-19. We are currently offering a series of online opportunities designed to address the needs of EMCRs in Australia and support your careers. Find out more about the online events hosted so far. More events will be announced through the EMCR Forum mailing list and Twitter soon.

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Become a member

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

Submissions and position statements

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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