Considering a career in research? NIRAKN can help you on your research pathway
Friday 18 July 2014
NIRAKN aims to create pathways for Indigenous researchers from undergraduate to postgraduate studies, establishing a pipeline of new researchers across institutions, disciplines and areas of critical research importance.
Whether you are an established academic or just beginning to think about options for research or further study, there are many NIRAKN events and activities that may be relevant to you.
If you are considering a career in research, NIRAKN can help you on your Research Pathway; here are some of the programs that you could get involved in :
NIRAKN Capacity Building Program
NIRAKN supports, and engages Indigenous researchers across disciplines and institutions through an extensive Capacity Building Program, which builds foundational and higher level skills. The Program involves introductory level Capacity Building workshops delivered locally at participating institutions, an annual series of more advanced National Capacity Building workshops, Indigenous Research Methodologies Master classes, critical reading groups, research residencies, access to networking, mentoring, and other professional resources.
NIRAKN Research Program
NIRAKN’s Research Program provides a platform for cross-institutional and multidisciplinary Indigenous research. The Research Program is facilitated and delivered by the NIRAKN’s four research Nodes and the NIRAKN Hub. The Program is geared towards producing measurable high quality research, driven by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledges, to meet the compelling research needs of Indigenous communities. In addition to high quality original research and publications, NIRAKN also fosters engagement with Indigenous research and knowledge’s across the sector through international research collaborations, symposiums, and seminars.
Interested? contact and get involved with NIRAKN.
Looking for financial support to undertake higher degree research? check out the QUT/NIRAKN Indigenous Postgraduate Research Award