Women in Research Network
Division of Research
UNSW’s Women in Research Network helps research active women, who are academic members of staff, connect with one another in order to form positive professional relationships. The network is guided by a Planning Group of women researchers and supported administratively by the Researcher Development Unit.
Members are encouraged to contact each other for informal support, mentoring and to form collaborative research alliances. The Women in Research Network Mailman mailing list allows members to receive announcements about scheduled events and to email each other in order to share information, collaborate and build supportive relationships. In addition, regular network events provide information and advice on how to develop a research strategy, publish for maximum impact, promote research ideas and plan a research career.
The Women in Research Network group comprises women researchers who:
• are employed as permanent or fixed term members of academic staff
• are looking for a supportive environment in which to test ideas and grow as researchers
• value sharing experiences and strategies with women researchers from other disciplines
• perceive that there are areas of professional challenge for which they would value guidance
• are prepared to attend professional development events, and to both give and receive support from others (in formal and informal settings)
Any woman who is employed by UNSW in an academic research role and is looking for a supportive environment in which to share experiences, test ideas and grow as researchers is encouraged to join.
Any woman researcher (academic staff levels A to E) is eligible to join the Network.
To join please complete the online membership registration form
Events are for members only.
Session 1: Wednesday 27 March 2013, 12 - 2pm - Brown Bag session
Top Tips - balancing Academia and family commitments, prioritising writing, utilising social media and academic promotion
Sonja Braidner - Workplace Diversity (Balancing Academia and family)
Kate Carruthers - Engineering Faculty (Social media)
Gwyn Jones - The Learning Centre (Writing)
David Gleeson - HR (Academic Promotion)
This interactive session, brings four outstanding presenters to the network's first event for 2013. There will be short breaks throughout the session for members to question, comment and discuss together all the tips presented and share your own with the Network.
Session 2: Wednesday 21 August - TBA
Session 3: Tuesday 12 November - TBA
All events for 2012 at Canberra campus have been held. 2013 sessions TBA
Contact for Canberra: Contact Minako Sakai, UNSW Canberra Planning Group Member