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ACTIVITIES FOR ALL PHD STUDENTS & POSTDOCS

Below is an overview of the doctoral school activities in academic year 2016-2017, open to PhD students and/or postdocs from all three doctoral schools. Activities targeting PhD supervisors are communicated by e-mail.

As soon as all necessary information is available, you can click the activity title in the table below in order to get more details about content, target group and practical arrangements. All activities are in English, unless explicitly mentioned otherwise.

Training in research skills & transferable skills

SUBJECT/TITLE for PhD students? for postdocs? DATE REGISTRATION
Academic English x   see details see details
Academic leadership (module 1)   x 13 & 14 Sept 2017 to be announced
Assertief communiceren (Dutch) x x postponed until Nov 2017  
Assertiveness for dialogue during your doctorate and beyond x   23 Febr 2017 closed
Bedrijfskunde (postgraduaat - Dutch) x x throughout the year closed
Coaching for growth x x 12 & 13 Dec 2016 closed
Dutch & English language courses x   throughout the year see details
Effective scientific communication x   May/June closed
Enhance your leadership skills x   24 Febr 2017 closed
Flanders Training Network for Methodology and Statistics (FLAMES) x x throughout the year see webpage
FLAMES summer school x x tbd  
Grow your self-leadership   x 13 & 14 March 2017 closed
How the brain brings a healthy peak performance x x 20 & 21 March 2017 closed
Makerspace: What can we create for you? x x 24 March 2017 closed
Modules on teaching and education x x throughout the year see details
Negotiation for progressing your PhD x   23 Febr 2017 closed
Networking for progressing your PhD x   24 Febr 2017 closed
Opportunity recognition workshop x x 14-16 Nov 2016 closed
PhD management - module 1: Successfully applying project and time management principles x   next edition: 16 March 2017 closed
PhD management - module 2: Successfully dealing with stakeholders x   next edition: 23 March 2017 closed
PhDrinks 1: Your awesome research, explained clearly x   16 December 2016 closed
PhDrinks 2: Pleasure at work x   21 April 2017 closed
Populariserend schrijven (Dutch) x x 10 & 17 May 2017 closed
Presentation skills for applicants of FWO grants for SB x   3, 7 or 14 Oct 2016 closed
Project management x x 24 May & 1 June 2017 closed
Public speaking x   18 Apr & 2 May 2017 closed
Science slam x x tbd  
Summer school science communication: Let's talk science x x 4-6 July 2017 see website
Symposium on altmetrics & social media in science x x tbd  
Value proposition x x 15 Nov 2016 closed
VSC courses x x throughout the year see webpage
Writing a strong research proposal x x 12 Sept 2017 to be announced
Writing successful grant proposals x x 9 May 2017 closed


Career guidance & career development

SUBJECT/TITLE for PhD students? for postdocs? DATE REGISTRATION
Career development: Gain insight into your talents and ambitions (Dutch) x x 16/1, 30/1, 13/2, 27/2, 13/3, 27/3 closed
Career development: Gain insight into your talents and ambitions (English) x x 1/9, 15/9, 29/9, 13/10, 27/10, 10/11 closed
Gender seminar: Women and leadership x x 24 May 2017 see details
Grow your future career x x 12, 13 & 26 June 2017 click here until May 14
Individual career coaching (VDAB) x x several starting points see details
Individual coaching on international labour mobility (EURES) x x 27/3 or 8/5 or 15/5 or 22/5 or 19/6 closed
Individual CV counseling x x 18 May 2017 closed
Lunch seminars 'career management' with academics x x BEW: 20/4 see separate doctoral school websites
Mentor/mentee project x x throughout the year see details
Mentoring workshop x x 14 Dec 2016 closed
PhD 2.0: What's next? x x 19 & 20 June 2017 see details

 

Overview program 2015-2016

Overview program 2014-2015