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Newsletter | Oct 11, 2016  

Welcome to the doctoral schools' newsletter which includes an overview of all upcoming activities for PhD students and postdocs.

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

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Value proposition

Takes place on November 15, 2016 - 9:00-13:00
Registration possible until October 14, 2016

2. Individual career coaching

First starting point of this academic year: December
If you are interested, please send an e-mail to doctoralschools@uhasselt.be with subject: 'Application Career Coaching' before November 13. The e-mail should include a short motivation, first name, last name, faculty and start date of PhD/postdoc.

3. Modules on education

Unlike previous years, most modules on education will now be organized in a demand-driven way. This means that instructors/professors can 'order' a tailor-made workshop on a specific topic for a specific group of interested people. However, there will also still be a limited open course offer. These open courses will be announced by e-mail, as well as in this newsletter.

  • The education-, examination- and legal position regulations in practice: tips and tricks to review exams (English): November 16, 2016 - 14:00-16:00 (If you have specific questions, please send them to: onderwijsontwikkeling@uhasselt.be to be discussed in the workshop.)
  • Intercultureel communiceren en handelen met studenten uit het buitenland: hoe? (Dutch): Mei 11, 2017 - 10:00-12:30 of 14:00-16:30

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

Courses on statistics and methodology: take place throughout the academic year

5. Flemish Supercomputer Centre (VSC)

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


INTERESTING LINKS

1. That's IP: gratis online e-learning tool over intellectuele eigendom

2. Universal design week Hasselt 2016 - October 13-16, 2016

3. Commercialising your research, a unique session with Robert Marshall - Hasselt University - October 19, 2016

4. Eerste medewerker(s) aanwerven - meerdere data en locaties (Dutch)

5. Call: Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellowships (to support mobility of young researchers) - deadline for application: October 31, 2016

6. PhD Job Fair - Leuven - November 4, 2016

7. 'Students Speech Contest” and the “Best Ph.D. Thesis Contest' organized by the Belgian Ceramic Society (BCerS) - deadline for application: November 7, 2016

8. Festa-Garcia joint final conference (gender equality in the academia) - Brussels - November 7-8, 2016

9. Kom naar buiten: doedag over wetenschapscommunicatie - Brussels - November 14, 2016 (Dutch)

10. BCF Career Event: Career event for Bio, Chemistry, Food & Pharma - Ghent ICC - November 23, 2016

11. Big data in toxicology: paradigm shift or hype? - Rotterdam - November 24, 2016

12. Come face to face with the challenges in Research and Development: R&D European PhD Seminar (Procter & Gamble) - Brussels - deadline for application: January 31, 2017

13. European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry - KU Leuven - February 7-10, 2017

 


For Doctoral School Behavioral Sciences & Humanities

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

 Details & registration

1. Introduction for new PhD students

Takes place on October 25, 2016 - 15:00-17:00
Register here until October 19, 2016

2. Writing abstracts in the humanities and social sciences

Takes place on December 8, 2016, at University of Brussels - 10:00-16:00
Registration possible until November 9, 2016


INTERESTING LINKS

1. International Entrepreneurship Forum (IEF): 15th Conference - Venice - December 14-16, 2016

2. Raymond Derine Prijs 2016 voor doctoraatsproefschrift dat meer rechtvaardigheid in de maatschappij beoogt (i.e., juridische, politieke, economische, filosofische of sociale rechtvaardigheid): deadline 15/10/16 - voor proefschriften verdedigd tussen 15/10/14 en 15/10/16.

 


For Doctoral School Medicine & Life Sciences

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Introduction for new PhD students

Takes place on November 14, 2016 - 13:00-15:00
Registration possible until November 7, 2016

2. OPINNO module 1: Get to know the life sciences industry

Takes place on November 16, 2016 - 1:15 - 17:30
Registration possible until November 8, 2016

3. VIB Courses

Take place throughout the academic year


INTERESTING LINKS

1. CAJAL Neuroscience training courses 2016 (FENS)

2. 18th EURON PhD student meeting - Université de Lille - October 13-14, 2016

3. Short course on Clinical research and evidence-based Medicine (SCREM) - deadline October 16, 2016

4. Flanders Vaccine annual flagship event: Immunity for Health - Ghent - October 20-21, 2016

5. Rotary campaign: 'Hope in Head': Funds to support research projects in the field of brain research - deadline November 30, 2016 using this application form

6. C- COMEND Course: Translational Research and Medicine Development - November 28 - December 2, 2016

7. Symposium: What is episodic memory? - Ruhr University Bochum November 29-30, 2016

 


For Doctoral School Sciences & Technology

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Introduction for new PhD students

Takes place on October 26, 2016 - 10:00-11:30
Registration possible until October 20, 2016

2. Information session: Reviewing skills

Takes place on November 9, 2016 - 14:00 - 17:00
Registration possible until October 17, 2016

3. Winter school on Functional coatings: materials, deposition and applications

Takes place on November 28 - 30, 2016
Registration possible until October 28, 2016


INTERESTING LINKS

1. Invitation: Visit AGC's Technovation centre - Gosselies - October 21, 2016

 


For postdocs

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

1. Individual career coaching

First starting point of this academic year: December
If you are interested, please send an e-mail to doctoralschools@uhasselt.be with subject: 'Application Career Coaching' before November 13. The e-mail should include a short motivation, first name, last name, faculty and start date of PhD/postdoc.

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

Courses on statistics and methodology: take place throughout the academic year
Aimed at both PhD students and postdocs


INTERESTING LINKS

1. AXA research fund: Call for applications for the post-doctoral fellowships


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