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Newsletter | Feb 15, 2017  

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. How the brain brings a healthy peak performance

Takes place on March 20, 2017 - 9:30-17:00 and March 21, 2017 - 9:30-16:00
Registration possible until February 20, 2017

2. PhD management - module 1: Successfully applying project & time management principles

Takes place on March 16, 2017 - 9:30-17:30
Registration possible until February 22, 2017

3. PhD management - module 2: Successfully dealing with stakeholders

Takes place on March 23, 2017 - 9:30-17:30
Registration possible until February 22, 2017

4. Individual career coaching

Third starting point of this academic year: April
If you are interested, please send an e-mail to doctoralschools@uhasselt.be with subject: 'Application Career Coaching' before March 7. The e-mail should include a short motivation, first name, last name, faculty and start date of PhD/postdoc.

5. Makerspace: What can we create for you?

Takes place on March 24, 207 - 13:00-15:30
Registration possible until March 13, 2017

6. Public speaking

Takes place on April 18 and May 2, 2017 - 9:00-17:30
Registration possible until March 19, 2017

7. PhDrinks: Pleasure at work 

Takes place on April 21, 2017 - 15:00-17:30
Registration possible until April 4, 2017

8. Writing successful grants

Takes place on May 9, 2017 - 14:30-17:30
Registration possible until April 6, 2017

9. Populariserend schrijven (Dutch)

Takes place on May 10 and 17, 2017 - 9:30-17:00
Registration possible until April 9, 2017

10. Individual coaching on international labour mobility (Eures)

Takes place on May 22, 2017 (only available date left)
Registration is possible through this link 

11. Effective scientific communication

Takes place in May/June, 2017 (dates available on the website)
Registration possible until April 17, 2017

12. Project management

Takes place on May 24 and June 1, 2017 - 9:00-16:30 
Registration possible until April 23, 2017

13. PhD 2.0: What's next?

Takes place on June 19, 2017 - 9:30-16:30 and June 20, 2017 - 15:00-18:00
If you are interested, please send an e-mail to doctoralschools@uhasselt.be with subject: 'Application PhD 2.0: What's next?' before April 3, 2017. The e-mail should include a short motivation, first name, last name, faculty and start date of PhD/postdoc.

14. 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.

- Toegankelijk onderwijs voor studenten in kansarmoede situaties (Dutch): 23 maart 2017 - 9:00-12:30

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

Courses on statistics and methodology, which take place throughout the academic year

16. Flemish Supercomputer Centre (VSC)

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


CALL

Call for international and intersectoral mobility

Due to financial support of the Flemish Government, the doctoral schools of Hasselt University are able to award travel grants to PhD students and postdoctoral researchers for participation in an international summer school or a short research stay abroad. Also, PhD students and postdoctoral researchers can be awarded intersectoral mobility grants for intersectoral summer schools or research projects conducted at and in collaboration with non-academic institutions (companies, hospitals, …).

The second call for academic year 2016-2017 has been launched. Deadline of submission is 1/3/2017 and the activity (summer school or research stay) has to take place between 1/4/2017 and 30/9/2017. You will receive the result of your application by 20/3/2017.


INTERESTING LINKS

1. Wetenschapsbattle - Deadline voor inschrijven: 28 februari 2017

2. Course North-South 2017 - Tackling global issues: towards a new era of thinking and acting? - Hasselt University - February/March

3. TEDxUHasselt - Hasselt University - March 25, 2017

4. Job Market for Young Researchers - ICC Ghent - March 28, 2017

5. Systematic reviews of quantitative and/or qualitative evidence 2017 (SR2017) - KU Leuven - March 29-31, 2017

6. FLAMES annual meeting 2017 - KU Leuven - April 28, 2017

7. Research Seminars in the Social Study of Migration and Refugees - Ghent University - May 29-June 2, 2017

 


For Doctoral School Behavioral Sciences & Humanities

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

 Details & registration

1. Information session Intellectual Property (Faculty of Architecture & Arts)

Takes place on March 6, 2017 - 12:30-14:00
Registration possible until February 16, 2017

2. Writing and giving conference papers in the humanities and social sciences

Takes place on March 15-16, 2017, at University of Brussels
Registration possible until March 1, 2017

3. Lunch seminar 'career management' with academics (Faculty of Business Economics)

Takes place on April 20, 2017 - 11:30-13:30
Registration possible until April 6, 2017

4. Qualitative research seminar series

Takes place throughout the academic year - registration possible for:

- Narrative analysis, March 23-24, 2017 - 10:00-17:00
- Ethnography in challenging contexts: observing and responding to deviance and conflict, March 30, 2017 - 9:30-16:30
- Critical discourse analysis, April 14, 2017 - 9:30-17:30
- @UHasselt: Developing interview questions and basic interview skills,  April 24, 2017 - 10:00-17:30
- An introduction to writing qualitative research papers for publication in academic journals, May 9, 2017 - 9:00-17:00

5. Sustainability Assessments for the Low-Carbon Economy: Interdisciplinary PhD expert course for young researchers

Takes place on May 30 - June 1, 2017
Deadline for abstract and CV submission: March 1, 2017

 


For Doctoral School Medicine & Life Sciences

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. f-TALES (Flanders Training Network Life Sciences)

Workshop 1: Cancer - an old dog with new tricks: March 6-7, 2017
Workshop 2: Mobile Health: April 27-28, 2017
Workshop 3: Nanomaterials: September 2017

2. Guidebook for a career in research

Takes place on April 20-21, 2017 - 9:00-16:00
Registration possible until March 20, 2017

3. Euron PhD workshop & BSCDB symposium: Microglia in development and disease

Takes place on May 4-5, 2017
Registration deadline with abstract submission: March 30, 2017 
Registration deadline without abstract: April 20, 2017

4. VIB courses

Take place throughout the academic year


INTERESTING LINKS

1. Interdisciplinary Program in Translational Medicine - Brussels - February/March 2017

2. Upcoming higher education and training activities organised by FENS and its partners - February/March/April 2017

3. Therapeutic Proteins: Design and Applications - Ghent - February 21, 2017

4. FlandersBio-Janssen Partner Day “Together towards a Flemish Healthcare cluster: Example collaborations and best practices in CNS" - Antwerp - March 9, 2017

5. Revolutionizing Next-Generation Sequencing - Antwerp - March 20-21, 2017

6. FlandersBio-Roche Diagnostics Partner Day "Next Generation Sequencing and Immuno-Histochemistry" - Beersel - March 30, 2017

7. MHeNs Course From Human Neuroanatomy to Psychopathology - Maastricht University - April 3-6, 2017

8. Tools for Analysis of Membrane Proteins - Brussels - April 20, 2017

 


For Doctoral School Sciences & Technology

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Information session about the supercomputer/computational sciences and workshop mechanics & glasworks

Takes place on March 17, 2017 - 9:30-11:00
Registration possible until March 7, 2017

2. Information session Intellectual Property (IP) - save the date

Takes place on May 22, 2017 - 10:00-12:00

 


For postdocs

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. How the brain brings a healthy peak performance

Takes place on March 20, 2017 - 9:30-17:00 and March 21, 2017 - 9:30-16:00
Registration possible until February 20, 2017

2. Makerspace: What can we create for you?

Takes place on March 24, 207 - 13:00-15:30
Registration possible until March 13, 2017

3. Individual career coaching

Third starting point of this academic year: April
If you are interested, please send an e-mail to doctoralschools@uhasselt.be with subject: 'Application Career Coaching' before March 7. The e-mail should include a short motivation, first name, last name, faculty and start date of PhD/postdoc.

4. Writing successful grants

Takes place on May 9, 2017 - 14:30-17:30
Registration possible until April 6, 2017

5. Populariserend schrijven (Dutch)

Takes place on May 10 and 17, 2017 - 9:30-17:00
Registration possible until April 9, 2017

6. Individual coaching on international labour mobility (Eures)

Takes place on May 22, 2017
Registration is possible through this link 

7. Project management

Takes place on May 24 and June 1, 2017 - 9:00-16:30 
Registration possible until April 23, 2017

8. PhD 2.0: What's next?

Takes place on June 19, 2017 - 9:30-16:30 and June 20, 2017 - 15:00-18:00
If you are interested, please send an e-mail to doctoralschools@uhasselt.be with subject: 'Application PhD 2.0: What's next?' before April 3, 2017. The e-mail should include a short motivation, first name, last name, faculty and start date of PhD/postdoc.

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

Courses on statistics and methodology, which take place throughout the academic year


INTERESTING LINKS

1. Wetenschapsbattle - Deadline voor inschrijven: 28 februari 2017 

2. TEDxUHasselt - Hasselt University - March 25, 2017

3. Job Market for Young Researchers - ICC Ghent - March 28, 2017

 


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