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Newsletter | May 14, 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. Coaching for growth

Takes place on June 12-13, 2019 - 09:00-18:00
Registration possible until May 20, 2019

2. Instagram

Takes place on June 14, 2019 - 13:30-17:00
Registration possible until May 23, 2019

3. Convincing & debating

Takes place on June 17-18, 2019 - 09:00-17:00
Registration possible until May 20, 2019

4. How to handle conflict situations

Takes place on June 21, 2019 - 09:00-16:00
Registration possible until May 20, 2019

5. Summer school science communication: Let's talk science

Takes place on July 2-3, 2019
Registration possible until June 11, 2019

6. How to prepare a successful funding strategy and grant application

Takes place on September 12, 2019 - 10:30-12:00
Registration possible until August 19, 2019

7. Getting your research to the media

Takes place on September 16, 2019 - 09:30-16:30
Registration possible until August 19, 2019

8. Postgraduaat bedrijfskunde (SEE)

Takes place in academic year 2019-2020
Registration possible until June 15, 2019

9. Innovatief trainen en lesgeven (SEE)

Takes place in academic year 2019-2020
Registration possible until June 15, 2019

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

Takes place on September 23, 2019 - 09:30-17:30
Registration possible until August 26, 2019

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

Takes place on October 3, 2019 - 09:30-17:30
Registration possible until August 26, 2019

12. 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.

- Wicked Problem Plaza (English) - June 4, 2019 - 09:00-12:00

13. 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.

- Introduction to R - UHasselt - June 20-21 & 24-26, 2019
- Summer school - UGent - September 9-20, 2019

14. Flemish Supercomputer Centre (VSC)

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

CAREER DEVELOPMENT - UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

Demonstrating your competences in your CV, LinkedIn profile and cover letter to convince your future employer

Takes place on September 3 (09:30-16:30) & September 24, 2019 (individual coaching, slots of 30 min)
Registration possible until August 8, 2019


INTERESTING LINKS 

1. Masterclass - Planning of experiments: some history and hints - UHasselt - May 16, 2019 (deadline registration: May 15, 2019)

2. T2-Hackathon (participation possible as individual or as team) - Genk - May 23-24, 2019

3. Sound of Science wetenschapsfestival - Mortsel - 24-25 mei 2019

4. Dies natalis: Inclusive excellence in higher education - UHasselt - May 27, 2019

5. SCK•CEN Space Summer School - Mol - June 24-July 5, 2019

6. e-course 'Integrating gender into scientific research'

7. SCK•CEN PhD day - Mol - October 2, 2019


IN THE PICTURE

Oproep - Doctors gezocht voor Vlaamse PhD Cup 2019

Ben jij (of ken jij) iemand die in het voorbije anderhalf jaar tot doctor promoveerde? Via de Vlaamse PhD Cup daagt Scriptie vzw kersverse doctors uit om hun doctoraat met iedereen te delen: zonder voetnoten of specialistentaal, maar gebracht als een helder verhaal.

Na een intensieve mediatraining volgt de ultieme uitdaging: kan jij de kern van jouw doctoraat in drie minuten uitleggen? De inzet: een opleidingsvoucher voor de Vlerick Business School t.w.v. 5.000 euro en een ticket om een college te geven bij de Universiteit van Vlaanderen.

Deadline inschrijving: 30 juni 2019 - lees meer


For Doctoral School Behavioral Sciences & Humanities

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. PhD conference: Security, identity and modernity in public law (Faculty of Law)

Takes place on May 24, 2019
Registration possible until May 16, 2019

2. Qualitative research seminars

  • Developing interview questions and basic interview skills (UHasselt) - June 20, 2019 - 10:00-17:00
  • Focus group interviews for advanced users (KU Leuven) - June 6, 2019 - 09:00-16:30
  • Critical discourse analysis (UGent) - July 2, 2019 - 10:00-17:00
  • Strategies in qualitative data analysis from a Grounded Theory perspective (UAntwerpen): from coding transcripts to writing output - June 4, 2019 - 09:30-16:30
  • Using NVivo for qualitative data analysis (UAntwerpen) - June 20 & 21, 2019 - 09:00-17:00
  • An introduction to writing qualitative research papers for publication in academic journals (VUB) - May 16, 2019 - 09:30-16:30

3. Fundamentals and hands-on guide of deep learning

Takes place on June 27 (08:30-18:00) & June 28 (08:30-17:00), 2019
Registration possible until June 10, 2019

4. Academic English

Takes place on September 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2019 - 09:00-12:00
Registration possible until August 12, 2019


INTERESTING LINKS 

1. Problem-based learning in legal education - UHasselt - May 23, 2019

2. Publishing scholarly research - Liège - June 3-4 & 6-7, 2019

3. Workshop for pre-doctoral researchers in Law - University of Zaragoza (Spain) - June 7, 2019

4. Ljubljana Doctoral Summer School - University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics - July 15-19 & July 22-26, 2019 

 


For Doctoral School Health & Life Sciences

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1.  Symposium: Aging from a genetic and immunologic perspective: The first step to improve human health

Takes place on June 13, 2019 - 09:30-16:30
Registration possible until June 5, 2019

2.  Academic English

Takes place on September 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2019 - 09:00-12:00
Registration possible until August 12, 2019

3.  7th Belgian symposium on tissue engineering - save the date

Takes place on November 14-15, 2019


CALL

EURON mobility grant call open

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.

Deadline for application is June 15, 2019. More information is available here


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 2019

6. BCF Career event - Utrecht - 23 mei 2019

7. Enabling human functioning in a health and socio-cultural perspective - UHasselt - May 28, 2019

8. Basics of Single Cell Analysis - Leuven - June 20, 2019

9. BioBusiness Summer School - Amsterdam - June 24-28, 2019

 


For Doctoral School Sciences & Technology

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Seminars/research presentations

- Best practice on infrastructure safety improvement: Prof. Dr George Yannis (National Technical University of Athens (NTUA, Greece)) - May 21, 2019
- Driver behavior and Automation: Prof. Dr George Yannis (National Technical University of Athens (NTUA, Greece)) - May 23, 2019
- Surrogate Measures of Safety, 18 years on: Prof. Dr Nicolas Saunier (Polytechnique Montréal (Canada)) - May 28, 2019

2.  Summer school on Phase Field Modeling

Takes place on June 24-26, 2019
Registration possible until June 11, 2019

3.  Academic English

Takes place on September 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2019 - 13:00-16:00
Registration possible until August 12, 2019

4.  7th Belgian symposium on tissue engineering - save the date

Takes place on November 14-15, 2019


INTERESTING LINKS

1. TUTECH workshops 2019 - Hamburg

 


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