Emerging Researchers' Group

Interview with Link Convenor 2019

Saneeya Qureshi talking about activities of the Emerging Researchers' Group

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ERGroup Objectives

The Emerging Researchers' Group aims to:

  • provide a European research community for Emerging Researchers (including those undertaking a Doctorate)
  • provide a forum for dissemination of Early Career Research at the Emerging Researchers´Conference   
  • offer support and guidance for article production via the 'Best Paper Award'
  • offer support for researchers from low GDP countries to engage with ECER.

Its main strength lies in the support it offers to 'new' researchers in providing a space for discussion and collaboration with peers across Europe. In addition, it  creates a new space in EERA which allows emerging researchers to be supported so that a strong, independent 'Emerging Researchers' forum will add to EERA's internal democratic accountability.

The Group will recruit members whose membership details will be held within the EERA database. The annual meeting is held at ECER each year; and year round contact is maintained between members through email and via the Emerging Researchers' Group website.

The Link Convenor, elected for a fixed term by the annual group meeting, will be co-opted onto the EERA Council for the period of their office and their travel expenses will be paid by EERA. The Convenor will be expected to represent the interests of 'new' educational researchers in Europe on Council.

EERA's activities for Emerging Researchers

Emerging Researchers' Conference

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The Emerging Researchers' Conference (ERC) precedes ECER and is organised by EERA's Emerging Researchers' Group. The ERC offers special activities and workshops for early career researchers.

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Emerging Researchers' Group

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The Emerging Researchers' Group fulfils two main EERA objectives: the need to develop research training in Europe by generating methodology seminars and workshops and providing support for young researchers on issues of career development, promoting collaborative work - including presentations.

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ERC Best Paper Award

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EERA’s Best Paper Award is part of EERA’s strategy to promote emerging researchers and support high quality research in the field of education. The award is specifically designed to motivate young researchers to turn their conference presentations into full papers suitable for publication in research journals.

 

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ERC Poster Awards

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During the Emerging Researchers' Conference, the convenors of the Emerging Researchers' Group select the best poster presented during the interactive poster sessions. The winner is invited to the following year's ECER. View...

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ECER Conference Bursaries

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Each year, EERA offers financial support to promising emerging researchers from Eastern European and other Low GDP countries to enable their conference participation. The ECER conference bursary consists of free entry to the ECER Main Conference and a 500 Euro travel bursary. Local bursaries, including free entrance to ECER and ERC are offered to students and recent graduates from the country hosting the conference.

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Season Schools

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The annual EERA Summer Schools bring together about 70 emerging researchers from 20 – 30 countries, who are tutored and advised by experienced researchers. Additionally EERA networks conduct subject-specific season schools.

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The Emerging Researchers' Group runs a mailing list and invites researchers to join. To join the mailing list, send a blank message to erg-subscribe(at)lists.eera-ecer.de

Join the ERG platform "EERA Emerging Researchers' Group" on LinkedIn This space for the ERG has the purpose of being a more interactive platform where members can contact each other directly and where they may exchange information and resources. It will also provide information about the ERG activities.

Interview with Link Convenor 2019 - Part 1

Interview with Link Convenor - Part 2