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PhD to Present: Explore your Academic and Professional career opportunities...
Wed. 26 October 2016, 9:15 am – 4:45 pm AEDT
Join us for a festival of ideas, skills and wisdom. Asking the big question, what next? What will you do when your doctorate is done?
ANU Research Training team invites you to join us for a day we call PhD to Present now in its third year. We have invited a wide range of academics and professionals in a range of fields to share their experience and expertise. In a competitive academic job market, what skills and attributes do academic employers want from you? Is it all about the long research CV, or do other things matter? Around 60% of research students now exit the academy when they finish their PhD. What sort of skills do these employers want?
REGISTRATIONS CLOSE TODAY 21 OCTOBER at 5pm.
Morning sessions 9:15 am - 12:30 pm
Understanding Research Fellowships: The what, why and how? with Dr Douglas Robertson
The Thesis Whisperer answers 'what do non-academic employers want?'
Career Crafting: Identifying skills and opportunities for your career with Dr Shari Walsh, 3-hour workshop
Lunch 12:30 - 1:30 pm Fully catered with presenters, rub shoulders with the best of the best.
Afternoon sessions 1:30 - 4:45pm
Academic Teaching Panel: Dr Catherine J. Frieman, School of Archaeology & Anthropology; Dr Joseph Hope, Research School of Physics and Engineering ANU Winners of Teaching Excellence Awards 2015. Associate Professor Inger Mewburn (chair) and Professor Peter Kanowski, Master of University House, and Professor of Forestry, Fenner School of Environment and Society.
Career Crafting: Identifying skills and opportunities for your career with Dr Shari Walsh, 3-hour workshop *repeat
Pitching and writing for The Conversation with Sunanda Creagh
Pitching your Research with Professor Robert Faff
Join us to find out what your next steps can be. Morning tea, lunch, and afternoon tea will be provided. The day will end with a walk to Fellows Bar & Cafe where the conversations will continue.
ANU Research Skills and Training team