Welcome to NECTAR, the Network for Early Career Academics at ANU!

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 Feb 2023

Get a mentor and fast-track your career!

Applications for the mentoring program 2023 will open in February

Research shows having a mentor has vastly improved success rates for researchers and teachers in academia. Join the ANU NECTAR Mentoring Program, registrations will open early 2023 and will be open for a month or more.

More info here

 Dec 2022

NECTAR Office is moving location - service down time

 

Our new location will be Hayden-Allen room 1185

We are excited to be moving office. Please note that there will be a disruption to our phone services and staff availability due to this move. We'll try to keep up-to-date with our emails on the nectar@anu.edu.au main email address.

New location and contact info

Thursday 10 November

10am-12pm

Developing your research career beyond academia

Do you want to do research with, or for people in non-academic organisations? Presenter Zoe Piper, an entrepreneur with extensive experience working with government & businesses, will help you get started.

Register here.

 

 8 November 2022

4.30pm - 6pm

ANU Classics Museum collection tour for NECTAR

 

Join a social tour of the ANU collection of ancient Greek and Roman artifacts and a briefing on how academics at the ANU can engage with the museum’s collection for their research and teaching, or for their own curiosity.

Get in touch if you have access to an ANU collection and would like to give a tour for EMCRs. We're keen to have more fantastic tours like this next year.

 

 Watch a recording on how to:

Publish for free in some Open Access journals

ANU has recently entered into major agreements with several publishers which means that you might be able to publish Open Access for free in some of the leading journals in your field.

Watch a recording of an seminar on the topic here.

 

 14 September 2022

 9.30am - 2pm (Includes optional sessions and lunch, you can register for select sessions

Build a team
Get to know your support
Brainstorm what you need next

Are you a scholar seeking to engage in cross-disciplinary research and funding opportunities? Would you like the chance to meet others across and beyond your discipline? Join us over coffee, meet other scholars, learn about their research directions, ideas and challenges ... and build a grant-winning team!

Get in touch if you have requests for NECTAR advocacy and/or support and opportunities for EMCRs at ANU.

 

ANU NECTAR is led by up to four elected Co-Chairs. Five volunteers have stepped up to represent you in this role! So you get to vote (3min)!

Elect your EMCR representative here before 1 September. You can also let us know any of your concerns via the same form or email: nectar@anu.edu.au

 18 August 2022

Nominations for NECTAR Co-Chair are now Open

ANU NECTAR Annual General Meeting 2022

All researchers and teachers and partners of NECTAR and your family members are welcome.

The Agenda is online and it includes the NECTAR Annual report (August 2022).

Register

 

21 June 2022

ANU NECTAR and R-Ladies Canberra will hold a joint morning tea at the ANU Acton Campus, in the new Hanna Neumann building.

All welcome - Register to join us. 

 May 2022

How do researchers work with Australian government departments?

 

What happens if we run a shut-up and data-analyse/program?
 

Have you met your Statistical methodology support person?
 

Check out our events in May on our events page.

 9-10 March 2022

Meet the Deputy Vice-Chancellors of ANU

Learning and ‘Early-Career’ teaching strategy ANU 2022 – 2025
9 March

Join Professor Grady Venville, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), and Professor Maryanne Dever, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Education and Digital) in a discussion on Learning and Teaching success at ANU; the Academic Strategy supporting the ANU Strategic plan 2022-2025, and how it affects early-career teachers. Grady and Maryanne welcome your questions and ideas. Register here.

10 March

Join Professor Keith Nugent, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), and Professor Ann Evans, Dean of Higher Degree Research, in a discussion with NECTAR on setting ANU early-career researchers up for success in 2022.
Keith and Ann will share their vision for enabling optimal research performance at ANU, with particular reference to early career researchers. They welcome your questions, ideas and perspectives. Register here.

 March 2022

Get a mentor and fast-track your career!

Applications for the mentoring program is extended until 8 March

Research shows having a mentor has vastly improved success rates for researchers and teachers in academia. Join the ANU NECTAR Mentoring Program, registrations are now open for 2022.

Mentor applications close on 18 March.

More info here

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