Research consent page

This research is conducted by Associate Professor Inger Mewburn (Director of Research Training at ANU), Adj/Prof Hanna Suominen (Research School of Computer Science, ANU) and Dr Will Grant (Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science, ANU). This is a short version of the participant information sheet with essential details; a longer version is available here.

This research project explores the readiness and confidence of PhD students and graduates with respect to post-PhD employment. This survey is designed to elicit career thinking and intentions. The results of this study will be shared at several academic conferences, journal publications, blog posts and newspaper/magazine articles. Some outcomes might be circulated as video on a platform such as YouTube.

We estimate this survey should take between 10 minutes and 25 minutes, depending on your level of engagement with the open-ended questions. Participation in this online survey is voluntary. You can refuse to answer any question on this survey. As data will be collected anonymously, it will not be possible to remove data after submission.

Confidentiality procedures for this research will be in compliance with the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 and the ANU Code of Research Conduct. Policy is available here. Data management procedures will be in compliance with the Commonwealth Privacy Act 1988 and the ANU Code of Research Conduct.

If you require further information, or have any queries regarding the study, please contact one of the researchers:

A/Prof Inger Mewburn:, 0417348083; Dr Will Grant:, 0450105489; Adj/Prof Hanna Suominen,

The ethical aspects of this research have been approved by the ANU Human Research Ethics Committee (Protocol 2017/473). If you have any concerns or complaints about how this research has been conducted, please contact:

Ethics Manager
The ANU Human Research Ethics Committee
The Australian National University
Telephone: +61 2 6125 3427

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* 1. I have read the information below and consent to take part in this study