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Save the Date 24-25th July 2018 – to ask Professor Brian Schmidt, ANU VC, your questions together with NECTAR. We will have a program of panel discussions and workshops and idea brainstorming leading up to our meeting with Brian to formulate our questions collectively. ECA can come to the full program or dip in and out. Professor Marine Hughes-Warrington DVC(A) will be attending on the 24th. We are currently looking for a working group of volunteers to lead the development of this event.

NECTAR commenced delivery of our mentoring program for the ECA of ANU!

Social lunch with guest speakers on ANU Grand Challenges hear the story from Jane Desborough (on 2017 winning team) and the ideas shared for 2018 Grand Challenge teams.

What's on


2 May – Social lunch with NECTAR Fellows Cafe Guest speakers talking on Early Career Academic network and the conversations we want to have to lead better futures.

5 June – Meet your Mentor/mentee at morning tea.

24 -25th July – Early Career Academic Network symposium.  2018 Date TBA

Three grant writing courses will be scheduled in August, September and October on ARC DECRA, NHMRC, and Future Fellows.

Three workshops on elevator pitch, conference (poster) presentation skills and networking with industry. from July – October, Dates TBA.

Early Career Research Conference at ANU – Collaboration across boundaries 2018 Date TBA probably Late November.

What else should I notice?

Collaboration Across Boundaries 2017 – will be on again in 2018

NECTAR builds collaborations for ANU Grand Challenges – will be due 8 May 2018


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