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Advisor Networks

Early Career Researcher Advisor Network

Early career researchers (ECRs) are academic staff who have completed doctoral studies in the last five years (periods of maternity, career or extended leave will be deducted when assessing eligibility) on any JCU campus and in any discipline.

We invite ECRs who are members of JCU’s academic staff to participate in our ECR training program. We provide a range of opportunities, listed below.

Information on the sessions on offer is provided below. You can only do the face-to-face session OR the online program.

Register for an ECRAN Event here.

This session is for ECR’s looking to understand the scope and focus required in the MPhil and PhD.  We will share strategies for framing the work required to ensure that degree requirements can be realised.

When: Monday 8 February at 12:00pm to 1:00pm AEST / 10:00am to 11:00am SGT via Zoom

Register to attend here.

Zoom link will be provided to all registrants.

Obtaining PostDocs, scholarships, top ups, research funding while building candidate grant writing capacity.

Share with the network sources of support that you have successfully established and resources you are looking for. Exchange ideas with others about building grant writing capacity.

When: Tuesday 11 May 2021 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm AEST / 10:00am - 11:00am SGT via Zoom

Register to attend here.

How to structure a candidature involving a Thesis with published papers, and make suitable co-authorship arrangements?

When: Wednesday 14 July 2021 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm AEST / 10:00am - 11:00am SGT via Zoom

Register to attend here.

Setting expectations to find a mentor and a mentee and building your networks

More details coming soon.

Strategies for obtaining ethics approval.

More details coming soon

Semesterly Women Advisors’ Network (SWAN)

An opportunity to meet an exceptional Woman advisor, researcher and leader and learn from her experience. A provocation will be raised to encourage you to work together to identify and realise your goals as a research advisor. Access via zoom for all JCU staff from all campuses.

Meet exceptional leader Professor Catharine Coleborne, President of Australasian Council of Deans of Arts and Social Sciences (DASSH) and Head of School of Humanities and Social Science/Dean of Arts, University of Newcastle.  As a leader in the 21st century she believes  'the future of work is human’ requires an accessible, broad education, inclusive of training that creates new possibilities.For more than 20 years, Professor Catharine Coleborne has been exploring the social and cultural histories of mental illness and the institutions created to confine, treat and assist the mentally ill. As an educator, Cathy is committed to fostering and transferring knowledge to the next generation, helping to guide the future of the humanities and social science fields of inquiry.

Watch the recording on YouTube

Hear from exceptional leader Professor Maxine Whittaker, Dean, College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences. As Maxine prepares to leave her role as Dean we offer the chance for you to hear about her leadership style. Learn how that style evolved through her experiences of being an exceptional leader within her discipline, as she provided support to health services and development organisations in low and middle income settings, and through her executive roles within the JCU community.

When: Friday 24 September 2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm AEST (10:00am to 11:30am SGT) via Zoom

Register here.

See resources from our 2020 Advisor Networks Program