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Newsletter | Dec 10, 2019  

This newsletter provides an overview of all upcoming activities for PhD students organized by the doctoral schools, links to other potentially interesting events or information, and relevant calls.

More details on, and registration links for, upcoming activities are available on the websites of the doctoral schools. When you enrol for a doctoral school activity, please make sure to be present. You are allowed to cancel your enrolment up to 1 week before the activity by sending an e-mail to doctoralschools@uhasselt.be. In case of no-show or cancellation later than 1 week before the activity, a fee of 250 euros can be charged. Details

Have fun reading and we hope to see you at lots of activities!


For all PhD students

RESEARCH SKILLS & TRANSFERABLE SKILLS - UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Populariserend schrijven (Dutch)

Takes place on January 9 & 16, 2020 - 09:30-17:00
Registration possible until December 12, 2019

2. Stress and resilience for researchers

Takes place on January 30 & March 5, 2020 - 13:00-17:00
Registration possible until January 7, 2020

3. Assertief communiceren (Dutch)

Takes place on February 12 & 19, 2020 (9:30-17:30) & March 11, 2020 (13:30-17:00)
Registration possible until January 10, 2020

4. PhD introduction day

Takes place on February 20, 2020 - 9:30-17:30
Registration possible until February 3, 2020

5. Effective scientific communication

Takes place in February/March 2020
Registration possible until January 20, 2020

6. PhD management - module I: Successfully applying project & time management principles

Takes place on March 4, 2020 - 9:30-17:30
Registration possible until February 4, 2020

7. PhD management - module II: Successfully dealing with stakeholders

Takes place on March 9, 2020 - 9:30-17:30
Registration possible until February 4, 2020

8. Intercultural communication: Meet people instead of cultures and practice communication styles

Takes place on March 16 & 23, 2020 - 09:30-17:00
Registration possible until February 17, 2020

9. Coaching for growth

Takes place on March 19 & 20, 2020 - 09:00-18:00
Registration possible until February 19, 2020

10. Science to business

Takes place on April 1-3, 2020 - 09:00-21:00
Registration possible until December 24, 2019

11. Modules on education

Most modules on education are organized in a demand-driven way by the Department educational excellence, professionalization and diversity. This means that instructors/professors can 'order' a tailor-made workshop on a specific topic for a specific group of interested people. However, they also have a limited open course offer. These open courses are announced by e-mail, as well as in this newsletter.

- Onderwijseffectiviteit - 21 januari 2020 - 09:00-11:00
- Werk- en evaluatievormen kiezen - 14 februari 2020 - 09:00-12:00
- Stemgebruik voor docenten - 18 februari 2020 - 13:00-16:00
- Werken aan employability skills - 13 maart 2020 - 09:00-11:00
- Blended leren - 30 april 2020 - 13:00-15:00
- Kennisclips en screencasts maken - 5 mei 2020 - 10:00-12:00

12. Flanders Training Network for Methodology and Statistics (FLAMES)

Courses on statistics and methodology, which take place throughout the academic year at all Flemish universities. The courses organized at UHasselt are listed in this newsletter and on the DS website; the others can be found on the FLAMES website.

13. Flemish Supercomputer Centre (VSC)

Trainings on many HPC-related topics, which take place throughout the academic year

CAREER DEVELOPMENT - UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. An inside view of the European Parliament & European Commission

Takes place on January 14, 2020 - 10:30-18:00
Registration is obligatory

2. "Welcome to the real world" - What is your role as PhD in R&D?

Takes place on February 7, 2020 - 10:00-17:00
Registration possible until January 8, 2020

3. Career development: Gain insight into your talents and ambitions (Dutch)

Takes place on March 18, April 1 & 22, May 6 & 20, June 3, 2020 - 13:00-17:30
Registration possible until February 18, 2019


IN THE PICTURE

Schedule meeting with coordinator

For questions related to the DS requirements, DS portfolio, course offer, ... you can now schedule a meeting with one of the coordinators of the DS. Single or simple questions can of course still be asked by email, but for multiple questions this is the preferred approach. 

DOC Advisory meetings

Do you need help or do you have questions about preparing your research project application? Are you looking for new, less explored funding programmes to finance your research? Come and see DOC! More information is available here.

 


For Doctoral School Behavioral Sciences & Humanities

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Research day Faculty of Law

Takes place on December 20, 2020 - 10:00-13:00
Registration possible until December 11, 2019

2. Academic English

Takes place on January 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2020 - 13:00-16:00
Registration possible until December 16, 2019


INTERESTING LINKS

1. Financial Risk Management - Liège - February 25-27, 2020

2. Contingent claims & corporate finance - Liège - March 18-19, 2020

 


For Doctoral School Health & Life Sciences

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Recent advances in rehabilitation of internal diseases

Takes place on February 15, 2020
Registration possible until February 1, 2020

2. f-TALES workshop: Opportunities and challenges in cancer immunotherapy

Takes place on May 11-12, 2020
Registration possible until April 13, 2020

3. Knowledge for growth

Takes place on May 28, 2020
Deadline for abstract submission: February 9, 2020


INTERESTING LINKS

1. Instituut Permanente Vorming Kinesitherapie (IPVK)

2. Permanente vorming FABER

3. Pro-Q-kine

4. Training @ Vlaams instituut voor Biotechnologie (VIB)

5. Cajal hands-on training courses 2020

6. Anchoring Clinical research in Belgium: a guided journey in a multistakeholder landscape - Brussels - January 16, 2020

7. Improve your grant writing skills and take your academic career to the next level - Amsterdam - January 16-17, 2020

8. Cancer metastases: From bench to bedside (annual meeting BACR 2020) - VUB - February 7, 2020

9. 2nd LIFE-ON-CHIP Conference - Leuven - February 20-21, 2020

10. Data Visualisation for Biology: A Practical Workshop on Design, Techniques and Tools - Cambridge - March 16-20, 2020 (application deadline: January 24, 2020) 

11. BioBusiness summer school - Amsterdam - June 22-26, 2020 


CALL

EURON mobility grant

The EURON mobility grant is intended for PhD students from the research groups affiliated to the EURON programme. Applicants are expected to spend a period of maximal three months at a EURON partner university for the purpose of methodological training or a joint project. There is a preference for newly established collaborations or initiatives. The exchange has to start within 6 months after submission (between December 15, 2019 - June 15, 2020). The mobility grants cover travel and accommodation costs for up to 1.500 EUR. Deadline for application is December 15, 2019. 

 


For Doctoral School Sciences & Technology

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

Academic English

Takes place on January 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2020 - 9:00-13:00
Registration possible until December 16, 2019


INTERESTING LINKS

1. Tutech workshops 2020

2. 2nd LIFE-ON-CHIP Conference - Leuven - February 20-21, 2020

3. Data Visualisation for Biology: A Practical Workshop on Design, Techniques and Tools - Cambridge - March 16-20, 2020 (application deadline: January 24, 2020) 

 


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