ECA Blog | Embracing Discomfort: A Guide for Post-PhD Arrogance and Impostor Syndrome

Embracing Discomfort: A Guide for Post-PhD Arrogance and Impostor Syndrome
ECA Blog: Senior Academic Perspective, March 2024

Associate Professor Amanda Rebar
Director of the Motivation of Health Behaviours Lab and the Lead of the Social Insights Research Group, Central Queensland University.

Dear Early Career Academic,

I get it. I understand the complexities of your current post-PhD phase. It’s a delicate balance between feeling overly confident in your expertise and grappling with imposter syndrome.

ECA Blog | Lessons Learned: Be a Rick

Lessons Learned: Be a Rick
ECA Blog: March 2024
Dr. Vivian Romero, Early Career Academic Committee, Deputy Chair

I adore the fact that I am still learning and I hope you will chuckle along as I share my failure. My lesson learned emerged from a creative assessment. So, as teaching academics, we are in the dark forest of the AI assessment world. I may be one of the few who say good riddance to the traditional 3000-word essay.

Empowering the Next Generation: Insights from Early Career Academia in Public Health | Global Public Health Week 2024

Empowering the Next Generation: Insights from Early Career Academia in Public Health | April 12 10am – 12pm AEST

Global Public Health Week 2024 Events

As part of the discussion surrounding best practice in public health for Global Public Health Week 2024, CAPHIA presented two interactive sessions featuring expert global academics and practitioners. 

Organised as part of Global Public Health Week,

Infodemic Management Masterclass | Global Public Health Week 2024 |

Infodemic Management Masterclass
Recording, Slides & Resources now available

Global Public Health Week 2024 Events

As part of the discussion surrounding best practice in public health for Global Public Health Week, CAPHIA presented two interactive sessions featuring expert global academics and practitioners. 

The infodemic has been defined by WHO as ‘the overwhelming amount of information,

Vacancy | Head of Public Health at Flinders University

Job Opportunity
Flinders University
Head of Public Health

Since 1966, Flinders University has been one of Australia’s most innovative and forward-thinking institutions of higher education. With campuses in Adelaide and throughout rural South Australia and the Northern Territory, the University is committed to creating knowledge and transforming lives by way of leading-edge teaching, learning and research activities, across a broad range of disciplines.

Presently, the University is seeking a seasoned leader to become Head of Public Health.

ECA Blog | Dear ECA self: What I wish I knew starting out as an ECA knowing what I know now

Dear ECA self: What I wish I knew starting out as an ECA knowing what I know now
ECA Blog: Senior Academic Perspective, February 2024
Associate Professor Megan Teychenne
NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow, Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), Deakin University, Melbourne

Well hindsight is a lovely thing. And although I have consciously tried to make some ‘smart’ decisions throughout my early (and mid) career, I am not going to lie… there are many times that pure ‘luck’ has been on my side.

ECA Blog | Breaking the Mold: How I became the GOAT of Classroom expectations

Breaking the Mold: How I Became the GOAT of Classroom Expectations
ECA Blog: February 2024
Dr Elise Rivera, Early Career Academic Committee Member

When I think back to my experiences of the first day of class for new units of the term at university, they all started off generally the same – the lecturer gave a brief welcome and introduction, followed by a spiel about their expectations. I remember this generally being dry and matter of fact.

EOIs open: 2024 Teaching and Learning Forum Scientific Committee

Express your Interest in the 2024 Teaching and Learning Forum Scientific Committee

Are you enthusiastic about teaching and learning in public health? Would you like to be directly involved in shaping our annual forum?

We’re seeking expressions of interest from across our network for motivated members to join our 2024 Forum Scientific Committee. This is an exciting opportunity to directly shape this years’ forum including supporting development of the Forum stream and themes,

Join us at the 2024 World Health Summit Regional Meeting hosted by Monash University

Join us at the 2024 World Health Summit Regional Meeting hosted by Monash University

World Health Summit Regional Meeting
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
22 – 24 April 2024

We’re excited to be partnering with Monash University, the Australian Global Health Alliance, and VicHealth to bring the 2024 World Health Summit Regional Meeting to Melbourne between 22 – 24 April 2024. Over three days, more than 100 global health changemakers and thought leaders from across Australia,

Commonwealth Government COVID-19 response enquiry Submission

Submission: Commonwealth Government COVID-19 Response

On December 15, 2023 CAPHIA submitted a written submission in response to: Commonwealth Government COVID-19 Response. Submissions were guided by a Terms of Reference and limited to three pages plus appendices. 

CAPHIA developed a future-focused, and solution-orientated submission related to our core expertise: public health education, research and workforce development. The submission calls for investment in our workforce, and in key enablers and their systems and infrastructure.