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Resources to build professional skills for PhD students and early career researchers 

Developing transferable skills is crucial for scientists at all career stages, but especially at the beginning of your scientific career, as a PhD student or early career researcher. The EQUS Mentoring and Career Development committee has prepared the following list of free and paid resources which may be useful options for improving various professional skills. 

If you have more suggestions for this list, we would love to add them. Please email  

Last updated 19 June 2024
Last reviewed 19 June 2024

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Australian Research Council

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