Mid-career researchers: Negotiating funding and other opportunities

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How do you progress your career at the mid-career stage? In this three-part series, access leading experts on key topics important to your career progression.

This is the second of three seminars designed to answer your questions about funding navigation, leadership, negotiation and career progression at the mid-career stage.


Dr Veronica McCabe has over 25 years’ experience in the health and medical research sector and has held senior executive positions in Government and the not-for-profit sector. Veronica has high level expertise in the strategic development and implementation of health and medical research initiatives across a range of organisations in the UK and Australia. Veronica was Director of the Strategic Research Investment Division at the Cancer Institute NSW and Director of Grants and Research at Queensland Children’s Hospital Foundation before setting up her consultancy Research Collective in 2021.

Professor Ray Chan is the Dean (Research), Caring Futures Institute Director and Matthew Flinders Professor of Cancer Nursing, Flinders University. He is a cancer nurse, a PC4 member with a passion in improving cancer survivorship care.

Associate Professor Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis is an academic GP at the Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne and works clinically at Parkville Precinct Medical. She leads the Data-driven quality improvement theme and Data for Decisions programs, conducting research into the development and implementation of technology to inform decision-making in general practice and the use of data to describe general practice activity. Jo-Anne has a special interest in chronic disease management and in the development of research opportunities in general practice.