2019 eMERGing Researchers Day

 

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The MERGA executive are happy to invite up to 20 emerging researchers (early career researchers; post-doctoral researchers; PhD and master students) in mathematics education to take part in the annual emerging researchers day. This one day event will be held on the 11th December 2019 in Melbourne where, emerging researchers (ERs) will have the opportunity to work alongside more experienced researchers to develop writing and research skills.

 A major part of the day is ERs working closely with experienced researchers on papers they have prepared. Each ER will submit a manuscript which will be shared between their group members (4-5 ERs) and the experienced researcher leading the session. Each ER will receive feedback on the paper as to how they can strengthen the article for a future publication. All ERs will submit their paper 10 days before the workshop so this can be distributed to their group members.

Career Development


The MERGA Executive are interested in hearing your ideas about future topics for a career development day. Please email your suggested topics to the VP Development

 

2017 eMERGing Researchers Day


The MERGA Executive hosted the inaugural emerging researchers day with 17 mathematics education emerging researchers (early career researchers; post-doctoral researchers; PhD and master students). This one day event was held on the 20th November 2017 in Brisbane where emerging researchers (ERs) had the opportunity to work alongside more experienced researchers to develop writing and research skills. A major part of the day was ERs working closely with experienced researchers on a journal article they have prepared. Each ER submitted a manuscript which was shared between their group members (4-5 ERs) and the experienced researcher leading the session. Other presentations for the day included: Research impact – what does this mean for me as an ECR?; Navigating the ECR space; PhD supervision – tips for new supervisors.
 
The presentations and materials provided from the experienced researchers will be shared on our new members section on the MERGA webpage. We will notify all members when this becomes available.