Session 6 @ European Research Days 2020 - Australia & New Zealand

    26/11/2020 - 18:30
    Australia, Virtual Event
    26/11/2020 - 19:30
    EURAXESS Australia & New Zealand in collaboration with the European Research Council (ERC)

European Research Days 2020 – Australia & New Zealand is a flagship event of EURAXESS Australia and New Zealand organised in collaboration with the Delegation of the European Union to Australia and the Delegation of the European Union to New Zealand. The event focuses on providing the research community with information and support for scientific exchange and collaboration with Europe. The ERD has a total of 9 sessions (3 on each day), on a wide array of topics.

The last session of the second day is a Special Session in collaboration with the European Research Council on Applying for an ERC Grant: Perspectives from Grantees & Evaluators.

The European Research Council (ERC) is the premier European funding organisation for excellent frontier research. The ERC supports investigator-driven frontier research across all fields. It awards research grants to scientists and scholars from all over the world, both early-career and senior researchers, carrying out their ambitious research projects in all scientific disciplines in Europe.

A first webinar, detailing the ERC grant schemes as well as eligibility criteria and application procedures, was held on 15 September 2020 - Read more

In this second installemnet of the ERC webinar series, we will hear from a current ERC grantee who will share his advice on how to navigate the application process for a successful outcome. The session will also feature an ERC proposal evaluator.

Who should attend?

This session is directed at post-doctoral researchers and established researchers (PhD + 2 to 15 years experience) of all disciplines and all nationalities. 


18:30 - 19:30 (AEDT): Special Session in collaboration with the European Research Council - Applying for an ERC Grant: Perspectives from Grantees & Evaluators


- Prof David Keays, 2018 ERC Consolidator Grantee, Group Leader, Institute of Molecular Pathology

- Prof Catherine McCammon, ERC Evaluator, Staff Scientist at Bayerisches Geoinstitut, University of Bayreuth

Moderated by: Mr Nishant Shandilya, Regional Representative, EURAXESS Australia & New Zealand

Watch the Recording Below

See full agenda of the European Research Days 2020 - Australia and New Zealand