Promoting Emerging Researchers

EERA aims at promoting emerging researchers and PhD students. Within EERA their interests are represented by the Emerging Researchers' Group, whose convenor is a co-opted member of the EERA Council. The current link convenor is Saneeya Qureshi.

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 Best 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.

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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, guaranteeing a broad and diverse academic background and atmosphere. Some EERA networks conduct subject-specific season schools.

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EERA Constitution

Please note, as EERA is organised as a German eingetragener Verein, the German version of the constitution is legally binding. 

EERA is committed to upholding high academic and professional standards.
EERA expects all of its member associations to promote ethical educational research by their association members.
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