EMCR 'Connect and Empower' network

The University is committed to and has established a collegiate Early Mid Career Researcher (EMCR) community that facilitates the EMCR ‘Connect and Empower’ network.

This network supports the next generation of researchers through the provision of a series of interactive professional development sessions, opportunities for networking and collaborations, peer-to-peer support and attainment of knowledge.

Upcoming sessions

Go to Discover for the full list of sessions, dates, topics and registrations.


Open to all ECRs (1-5 years post PhD) and MCRs (5-10 years post PhD)

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The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.