The Early Career Research Path by xml31992

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									The Early Career
 Research Path
  Professor Alan Lawson
   Pro Vice-Chancellor
(Research & International)
            Take home message
   Focus on quality, quality, quality
     – For that you need input & feedback:
         pre-publication/application critique
         Know your audience
         Applications are assessed by intelligent non-
          experts
         Citations (don’t just count them)

   Quality outputs require research income

    – “We do research with other people’s money”
  Climbing the Research Ladder;
       or, Getting Other People’s Money
 UQ  New Staff Research Start-up Fund
 UQ ECR Grants
 ARC ECR-DP, NHMRC CDA & ECF
 UQ Foundation Research Excellence
  Awards
 UQ External Support Enabling Grants
 UQ FirstLink
 National, International, Industry …
           What should you do?
   Develop STRATEGIES:
    – short, medium and long term
   Seek MENTORING from your senior colleagues AND
    personal PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
     – Future Research Leaders Program!
   Position yourself for EXTERNAL FUNDING:
     – variety of sources
   If appropriate, seek to work in a TEAM:
     – it’s always appropriate
   Articulate your RESEARCH PROGRAM:
    - not just a Project, never just a Paper

								
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