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 April Newsletter is now available!

EMCR Pathways issue 18- April 2019 is now out. Check out inspiring stories by EMCRs, learn all about transferable skills, and catch up on what the EMCR Forum Executive has been up to. 

Position statement on the 2019 Federal Election

The EMCR Forum released a position statement on the 2019 Federal Election putting forward its recommendations and shared commitments to support STEM professionals in Australia.

EMCR Forum submission on mental health

The EMCR Forum and the Australian Brain Alliance EMCR Network worked together on a submission to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the effect of mental health. We would like to thank all the EMCRs who had their say in the survey, your responses were crucial to inform the submission.

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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