EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER (ECR) WORKSHOPDate: 22 & 23 November 2021The Early Career Researcher Committee are pleased to invite you to the 2021 OzGrav Early Career Researcher (ECR) workshop. The workshop is a virtual event run over 2 half days on 22 & 23 November and is open to all OzGrav students and postdoctoral researchers. It is a great opportunity to get to know your fellow colleagues and we encourage all OzGRav ECRs to attend.
This year the ECR workshop will have a focus on building resilience and motivation through Covid-19, networking & science communication.
Please refer to the program of events for more information.
We look forward to seeing you (virtually) soon!
- All attendees are required to register
- Registered attendees will receive the zoom video conference link, this will be emailed to you closer to the event.
- Registration is free
- Registration will close 8 November 2021.
- This workshop is for OzGrav members or by invitation only
- For Melbourne, ACT and Sydney based ECRs we will be sending show bags directly to you home/postal address. For UWA and Uni of Adelaide members we will arrange a bulk package to be sent to your institution
ProgramPlease note the program times are in Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT).
For zoom connection details, you will need to register. Workshop Day 1
Monday 22 November
12:00 Icebreaker. Come and meet ECR members and contribute something to our big Team OzGrav (Lisa Horsley). Individual participation via Zoom
12:45 Welcome form the OzGrav Director (Matthew Bailes)
13:00 Tips on alternative platforms for virtual collaboration & meetings (Vanessa Moss)
15:00 Building Personal and Community Resilience in the Face of COVID-19 – What are the lessons from COVID-19 and how can we use them to build a better future?
(Brock Bastian, Professor in the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Melbourne)
16:00 First half Networking session / second half games and prizes - get to know your OzGrav colleagues in more detail and find potential future collaborators! (Lisa) Individual participation using breakout rooms
17:00 Close (nodes that can get together in-person may choose to have a social event)
Workshop Day 2
Tuesday 23 November
12:00 Science communication - interactive session with breakout group activities
(Lisa Horsley & Luana Spadafora)
13:00 Tips for motivation & productivity while working from home
(Christina Majoinen, Project TGL )
15:00 Parallel sessions
- Git training- beginner
- Git training- intermediate
16:00 Career panel. Q&A with special guests from academia and industry sharing their career paths, challenges, curveballs, and highlights
16:55 Mini- break to stretch your legs
17:00 Individual games and team Trivia - win prizes! Join teams across Nodes
(teams made up of in-person and virtual participants). Individual and small team participation. Optional
code of conductWe ask attendees to read and adhere to the the OzGrav Events code of conduct policy that outlines behavior that will not be tolerated. In particular:
- Behave professionally. Harassment and sexist, racist, or exclusionary comments or jokes are not appropriate. Harassment includes sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, sexual attention or innuendo, deliberate intimidation, stalking, and photography or recording of an individual without consent. It also includes offensive comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, race or religion.
- All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience including people of many different backgrounds.
- Participants asked to stop any inappropriate behaviour are expected to comply immediately. Attendees violating these rules may be asked to leave the event at the sole discretion of the organisers without a refund of any charge.
- You are welcome to engage with this event and your colleagues through social media, provided that your communications are respectful, appropriate for a professional audience, and adhere to the Code of Conduct. If you have questions or criticisms about a colleague’s research or presentation, we strongly encourage you to communicate that directly to your colleague rather than via social media. We also encourage you to only post things on social media about other people, which you would be comfortable saying to them in person.