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Topic for Live Chat Thursday September 27th

The next live chat topic will be ‘Managing ECR Parental Leave and Family Commitments‘, hosted by Edith Hurt. The live chat is 11:00-12:00 in the UK (BST), 12:00-13:00 in Europe (CEST), and 20:00-21:00 in Australia (EST), on Thursday 27th September.

Edith is Research Program Manager at Cure Cancer Australia Foundation (CCAF). CCAF has funded over 400 early career researchers since 1967. Edith manages the CCAF research grant program, the alumni program, is relationship manager to both ECR and their research institutes and host at Cure Cancer Australia’s research events. Originally a registered nurse, Edith spent many years as a corporate business manager in IT and HR, is a qualified project manager and change manager, and has an independent business consultancy. She now works part time in her CCAF role and also consults to beyondblue, the national depression initiative. She can be found on twitter as @ehurt01, tweeting across a variety of interest areas, including #ECR, and science communication, art, architecture, management, leadership, sociology and urban design.

The live #ECRchat for Europe and Australia (and places in between) is now held fortnightly. You can find the chat schedule here.

Topics, polls, and schedules for #ECRchat West can be found here.



Postdoc in psychology and cognitive neuroscience, researching visual word recognition. Likes MEG, TMS, fMRI, reading, waffles, and motorbiking.

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