The Lonely Road Travelled: Lessons Learned as an ECR/PhD


Hear more from our speaker on what she has to say on the road to becoming an ECR/PhD in this webinar.

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This webinar is targeted at any person who is contemplating entering the world of research and establishing a credible research profile in academia.


Completing your PhD or being an Early Career Researcher (ECR) can often be as challenging as it is fulfilling. It sometimes feels as though there are not enough hours to accomplish all your tasks.  Balancing work and personal life can also bring additional challenges. This webinar is a friendly reflection on the lessons learned on what feels like a very lonely road to travel; earning the PhD or setting the world on fire as an ECR.

In this webinar, Dr. Judith Gullifer, Associate Dean at Charles Sturt University will be discussing about the challenges as an ECR/PhD. She will also share insights and resources for ECR/PhD during the webinar. 

Key Highlights:

  • Simple best practices that will assist with earning that PhD. 
  • Success principles to help ignite a research career. 
  • Resources and tips on balancing your PhD research with personal life. 

Please note that certificates will be issued to participants who attended the live session.

Presenter(s)

Dr. Judith Gullifer - Associate Dean (Partners and Quality), Charles Sturt University

Dr. Judith Gullifer

Associate Dean (Partners and Quality), Charles Sturt University

Associate Professor Judith Gullifer is the Associate Dean (Partners and Quality) and was also the foundation Associate Dean (Academic) in the Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences at Charles Sturt University. Judith has spent over a decade dedicated to education and research in the higher education sector. She has been active in the teaching and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students. Judith has been the recipient of the Charles Sturt University Vice Chancellors Award in Teaching Excellence and the Australian Psychological Society’s Early Career Teaching Award.  Judith completed her PhD investigating students’ perceptions of plagiarism at Charles Sturt University and has maintained that commitment as the current Co-Chair of the Asia Pacific Forum on Educational Integrity (APFEI).