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The Australian National University

Mentoring and guidance in careers (MAGIC)

Presenter: Mahananda Dasgupta (ANU); Nalini Joshi (The University of Sydney); Merryn McKinnon (ANU)
Event date: 12pm 13 November – 2pm 17 November 2017
Venue: University House, ANU

The inaugural Mentoring and Guidance in Careers Workshop (MAGIC Workshop) will present an opportunity to explore the many facets of forging a career, in academic, government or industry settings, and to discuss how to create building blocks for success and resilience in careers.

Participation is limited to a maximum of 35 early career researchers (0-7 years post PhD) who are female or of diverse gender identity, who have a PhD in mathematical or physical sciences.

Interested researchers should submit an application (see below), which is available at the MAGIC workshop website

The application is simple – the applicants need to answer three questions and supply a two page CV. Successful applicants will receive financial support for basic round-trip travel (economy) from their home institution to the workshop and will be provided accommodation from 12-16 November 2017 at University House, Australian National University, Canberra.

A preliminary program is available on the website.

The workshop is organised by Professors Mahananda Dasgupta (ANU) and Nalini Joshi (The University of Sydney) and is supported through the Australian Research Council’s Georgina Sweet Award as part of their Australian Laureate Fellowships. The organising committee members include Dr Merryn McKinnon from the Australian National Centre for Public Awareness of Science, ANU.

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Applications are due by 13 August 2017


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