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.


Submit your abstract to present at the 2019 Frontiers of Science – Redefining healthy ageing together

Are you an EMCR interested in designing better pathways to healthy ageing for all Australians? Don’t miss the opportunity to present your research at the 2019 Frontiers of Science—Redefining healthy ageing together symposium.

Frontiers of Science is an event specifically designed for EMCRs to present their research directly to other EMCRs, identify potential opportunities for collaborations, and discuss exciting cutting-edge advances in their fields. All presenters must register to attend, so don’t miss the chance to secure your early bird registration by 28 January 2019. 

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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