NECTAR Retreat 2017

NECTAR Retreat is ANU’s Annual Early Career Academic Development event

At this event you can: 

  • Be heard,
  • Take charge of your own network, and
  • Lead the future strategy of ANU!
In 2017 this event was held at the National Museum of Australia over two days. It looked like this:

Key events in the program:

  • Roundtable discussion with Professor Brian Schmidt, ANU Vice-Chancellor
  • Direct collegial discussion with both ANU’s Deputy Vice-Chancellors!
  • Strategic directions: What does it take to see your vision realised?

With Professor Graham Durant, Director of Questacon; Professor Joanne Tompkins, Executive Director (Humanities and Creative Arts), ARC, and Dr Tony Willis, Executive Director, NHMRC.

  • Workshop on innovation in teaching with Glen O’Grady, Director CHELT
  • Engaging with industry to advance your vision through strategic partnerships

With Professor Michael Breadmore (1 of only 3 Australians in Analytical Sciences top 40 under 40) and world leading anthropologist Professor Genevieve Bell

  • Engaging with the public as an expert, Dr Rod Lamberts, Deputy Director CPAS
  • How to improve supervision at ANU and develop a culture of mentoring, with ANU’s new Dean of Higher Degree Research, Professor Imelda Whelehan  

(Full program NECTAR retreat 2017 available here .pdf)

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