AHA ECR blog – How To… Write a Book Proposal

Phillipa McGuinness, executive publisher at NewSouth Publishing, kicks off the AHA ECR blog’s new ‘how to’ series with some fantastic tips on what and what not to do when writing a book proposal. She explains what will catch the eye of a publisher, reminds us to read widely and encourages historians to be imaginative and bold. Read Read more …

AHA ECR blog – Emerging Historians Q&A with Benjamin T. Jones

In the latest in the Emerging Historians series, meet Dr Benjamin T. Jones, whose PhD on responsible government in colonial Canada and Australia in the mid-nineteenth century was published in 2014 and who is now an Australian Research Council Fellow (DECRA) in the School of History at the Australian National University. Read about his research Read more …

University of Sydney Fellowships 2017

University of Sydney Fellowships aim to attract outstanding early career researchers to the University to contribute to and enhance the research strengths and culture of the university. Recipients will be members of the Sydney Society of Fellows, and will be affiliated to a faculty and one of the University’s Centres. Applications close Monday 25 July Read more …

University of Adelaide Research Fellowships Scheme

The University of Adelaide Research Fellowships Scheme has been established to retain, attract and support early-career and mid-career researchers of outstanding research calibre and potential. The Scheme supports the University’s research strategy, Adelaide Research for Impact, by promoting and building capacity in research excellence and innovation. Applicants must be supported by a School. Enquiries to Read more …

Macquarie University Research Fellowship (MQRF) Scheme 2017

The Macquarie University Research Fellowship (MQRF) Scheme is soon to open for formal expressions of interest. Macquarie University (Sydney) will offer up to 10 full-time Research Fellowship positions commencing in 2017. Fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis and will be fixed-term for three years. Applicants must have been awarded their PhD on or Read more …

Female ECR mentoring scheme

Applications for the 2016 ARC Kathleen Fitzpatrick Laureate Fellowship Mentoring Scheme are now open. The intensive mentoring program is for early-career women researchers in the humanities and social sciences, and will run from 28 November to 2 December 2016. It is aimed at outstanding early career female researchers who have completed their PhDs within the Read more …