April 2016 – Reports – The Early Career Researcher Network (ECRN)

Published in ESRS Newsletter April 2016

ESRS Early Career Researcher Network (ECRN)

Current Members (2014 – 2016):

Erna Sif Arnardottir (Coordinator), Harald Hrubos-Strøm (Vice-Coordinator), Ashleigh Filtness, Cátia Reis, Bogdan Voinescu

The ECRN is excited to announce the program for the first Early Career Day to be held at the next ESRS conference in Bologna, 2016. Please remember to sign up for this event at the ESRS, free for all early career ESRS members. The preliminary program for the event is shown below which will take place on Tuesday, September 13 from 12.30 – 16.30. The event will focus on the skills needed for all early career researchers – with talks related to professional development and presentation skills. Also, we will be providing feedback on the presentations and posters for the conference to those who are interested. We will end the event with an election for two new members of the executive committee of the ECRN, so please send your CV to Erna at ernasif@landspitali.is if you are interested in joining the executive committee for the next 4 years.

12:30 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 13:05 Welcome and introduction

13:05 – 13:45 Session 1: Professional development – Debra Skene. Title TBA

13:45 – 14:45 Session 2: Presentation skills – David Tomlinson. Title TBA

14:45 – 15:15 Coffee Break

15:15 – 16:00 Session 2 (continued): Presentation skills – David Tomlinson

16:00 – 16:30 Presentation feedback, election and closing

Dr. Erna Sif Arnardottir, Coordinator

on behalf of the executive committee, Early Career Researcher Network