Professional and Organisational Development Services, HR received a 2020 ATEM/Campus Morning Mail Best Practice Awards in Tertiary Education Management in the category The ResearchMaster Award for Excellence in Research Management for the UOW Early Career Researcher (ECR) Program.

The ECR Program assists the career and research development of Level A-B academics by supporting them to: build a research plan; expand research related skills and knowledge; develop their research profile; gain confidence as a researcher and a professional; apply for grant funding; increase research outputs, and establish contacts and networks.

This Program has been very successful and has had a positive impact leading to an increase in publications and promotions (when compared to peers) and retaining our our early career academics.