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Newsletter | Dec 18, 2018  

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

RESEARCH SKILLS & TRANSFERABLE SKILLS - UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Science figured out: workshop 'presenting your research' & video recordings

Takes place on January 29, 2019 (09:30-16:30) & February 26, 2019 (1.5 hours video recordings)
Registration is possible until January 7, 2019

2. Assertief communiceren (Dutch)

Takes place on February 13 & 20, 2019 (09:30-17:30) and March 13, 2019 (13:30-17:00)
Registration is possible until January 14, 2019

3. Doctoral school introduction day for recently started PhD students

Takes place on February 22, 2019 - 09:30-17:30
Registration possible until January 31, 2019

4. Create an awesome scientific poster

Takes place on March 12 (09:00-13:00) & April 23 (15:00-17:00), 2019
Registration possible until February 11, 2019

5. Optimizing cooperation in international research groups (@VUB)

Takes place on March 12 & 19, 2019 - 10:00-16:00
Registration is obligatory

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

Takes place on March 14, 2019 - 09:30-17:30
Registration is possible until February 18, 2019

7. How the brain brings a healthy peak performance: What your brain can do for you

Takes place on March 18 (09:30-17:00) & March 19 (09:30-16:00), 2019
Registration possible until February 18, 2019

8. 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.

- Meerkeuzevragen opstellen en analyseren - 31 januari 2019 - 10:00-12:00
- Introductiemoment onderwijs@UHasselt - 5 februari 2019 - 13:30-16:30
- Goede (examen)vragen opstellen - 7 februari 2019 - 13:00-15:00
- Introduction education@Hasselt University (English) - February 12, 2019 - 14:00-16:00
- Het hoe, wat en wanneer van permanente evaluatie - 14 maart 2019 - 13:00-15:00
- Passende evaluatievormen kiezen - 3 april 2019 - 10:00-12:00
- Wicked Problem Plaza (English) - April 4, 2019 - 13:00-16:00

9. 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 will be listed in this newsletter and on the DS website; the others can be found on the FLAMES website.

- FLAMES annual meeting - save the date: 'Fake news, how scientific research methodologies may tackle fake news' - VUB - April 26, 2019

10. Flemish Supercomputer Centre (VSC)

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

CAREER DEVELOPMENT - UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

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

Takes place on February 7, 2019 - 10:00-17:00
Registration possible until January 7, 2019

2. Career development: Gain insight into your talents and ambitions

Takes place on March 21, April 4, 25, May 9, 23 and June 6, 2019 - 13:00-17:30
Registration possible until February 20, 2019

3. From academia to industry, personal brand building in your resume: workshop + individual coaching

Takes place on March 12 (13:30-15:30) & March 26 (30 min individual coaching - optional), 2019
Registration possible until February 26, 2019


INTERESTING LINKS

1. 12th International conference (CPDP 2019): Data protection and democracy - Brussels - January 30 & February 1, 2019

2. World evening: save the date - UHasselt - March 21, 2019

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

4. Hack Belgium


IN THE PICTURE

1. BiR&D Cross-disciplinary PhD Award 2019

The Belgian Industrial Research and Development Board (BiR&D) attaches great importance to industrial valorisation and societal relevance. With the patronage of BiR&D, the FWO and FNRS annually award the BiR&D Cross-Disciplinary PhD Thesis Award, in recognition of a PhD thesis that presents an original and cross-disciplinary contribution with potential industrial valorisation and societal relevance. In 2019 two prizes (10.000 euros each) will be awarded, one in the domain of “Life & Health Sciences” and one in the domain of “Science & Technology”. Deadline for application is January 15, 2019. More information is available here

2. Prijs Joseph Merlot - Joseph Leclercq

De Prijs Joseph Merlot - Joseph Leclercq werd in 1964 ingesteld door de Belgische afdeling van het CIRIEC en heeft als doel het belonen van een doctoraatsthesis op het vlak van de publieke economie en uitgevoerd in een van de disciplines van de menswetenschappen (economie, management, politieke wetenschappen, openbaar bestuur, recht, sociologie, enz.). De Prijs Joseph Merlot - Joseph Leclercq bedraagt 3.500 EUR en wordt om de drie jaar toegekend door een jury. Deadline voor het indienen van aanvragen is 15 januari 2019. Meer informatie is hier beschikbaar.

 


For Doctoral School Behavioral Sciences & Humanities

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Information session on Intellectual Property (IP) (Faculty of Architecture & Arts) - Save the date

Takes place on February 14, 2019

2. Writing and giving conference presentations in the humanities and social sciences (@VUB)

Takes place on March 7 (14:00-17:00) & March 8 (09:30-16:30), 2019
Registration is obligatory


CALL 

1. Funding for two PhD fellowships at the EUI for 2019-2020

The European University Institute (EUI) in Florence is a renowned institute that offers young researchers a unique opportunity to complete their PhD research in an international and outstanding scientific context. The focus is on European research projects in behavioral and social sciences: history, law, economics, and political/social sciences.

The FWO will provide funding for two PhD fellowships at the EUI for the academic year 2019-2020. Applications can be submitted via the online application portal of the EUI until 31 January 2019.

More information on the FWO eligibility criteria and selection procedure can be found of this website.

 


For Doctoral School Health & Life Sciences

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Research ethics & lab book taking

Takes place on January 25, 2019 - 14:00-16:00
Registration possible until January 14, 2019

2.  Workshop feedback

Takes place on February 5, 2019 - 13:00-15:00
Registration possible until January 16, 2019

3. Academic English

Takes place on March 1, 15, 22 & 29, 2019 - 9:00-12:00
Registration is possible until February 4, 2019 

4. Publication strategy - Good science or high impact factors? - Save the date

Takes place on March 22, 2019 - 13:00-16:30

5.  Knowledge for growth

Takes place on May 9, 2019
Registration deadline for abstracts is February 8, 2019

6. VIB courses

Take place throughout the academic year


INTERESTING LINKS

1. Cajal hands-on training courses 2019

2. The Mesoscopy challenge, getting the big picture on whole tissue and organism imaging - Leuven - January 22, 2019 (deadline registration January 7, 2019)

3. Innovation for health - Rotterdam - February 14, 2019 (deadline registration November 15, 2018)

4. Life-on-Chip – The road from idea to reality - Leuven - February 22, 2019

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

 


For Doctoral School Sciences & Technology

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Infosession ethics & research integrity

Takes place on February 4, 2019 - 10:00-12:00
Registration is possible until January 24, 2019


INTERESTING LINKS

1. Life-on-Chip – The road from idea to reality - Leuven - February 22, 2019

 


For postdocs

RESEARCH SKILLS & TRANSFERABLE SKILLS - UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Science figured out: workshop 'presenting your research' & video recordings

Takes place on January 29, 2019 (09:30-16:30) & February 26, 2019 (1.5 hours video recordings)
Registration is possible until January 7, 2019

2. Assertief communiceren (Dutch)

Takes place on February 13 & 20, 2019 (09:30-17:30) and March 13, 2019 (13:30-17:00)
Registration is possible until January 14, 2019

3. How the brain brings a healthy peak performance: What your brain can do for you

Takes place on March 18 (09:30-17:00) & 19 (09:30-16:00), 2019
Registration possible until February 18, 2019

4. 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.

- Meerkeuzevragen opstellen en analyseren - 31 januari 2019 - 10:00-12:00
- Introductiemoment onderwijs@UHasselt - 5 februari 2019 - 13:30-16:30
- Goede (examen)vragen opstellen - 7 februari 2019 - 13:00-15:00
- Introduction education@Hasselt University (English) - February 12, 2019 - 14:00-16:00
- Het hoe, wat en wanneer van permanente evaluatie - 14 maart 2019 - 13:00-15:00
- Passende evaluatievormen kiezen - 3 april 2019 - 10:00-12:00
- Wicked Problem Plaza (English) - April 4, 2019 - 13:00-16:00

5. 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 will be listed in this newsletter and on the DS website; the others can be found on the FLAMES website.

- FLAMES annual meeting - save the date: 'Fake news, how scientific research methodologies may tackle fake news' - VUB - April 26, 2019

CAREER DEVELOPMENT - UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

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

Takes place on February 7, 2019 - 10:00-17:00
Registration possible until January 7, 2019

2. Career development: Gain insight into your talents and ambitions

Takes place on March 21, April 4, 25, May 9, 23 and June 6, 2019 - 13:00-17:30
Registration possible until February 20, 2019

3. From academia to industry, personal brand building in your resume: workshop + individual coaching

Takes place on March 12 (13:30-15:30) & March 26 (30 min individual coaching - optional), 2019
Registration possible until February 26, 2019


INTERESTING LINKS

1. 12th International conference (CPDP 2019): Data protection and democracy - Brussels - January 30 & February 1, 2019

2. World evening: save the date - UHasselt - March 21, 2019

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

4. Hack Belgium


IN THE PICTURE

1. Prijs Joseph Merlot - Joseph Leclercq

De Prijs Joseph Merlot - Joseph Leclercq werd in 1964 ingesteld door de Belgische afdeling van het CIRIEC en heeft als doel het belonen van een doctoraatsthesis op het vlak van de publieke economie en uitgevoerd in een van de disciplines van de menswetenschappen (economie, management, politieke wetenschappen, openbaar bestuur, recht, sociologie, enz.). De Prijs Joseph Merlot - Joseph Leclercq bedraagt 3.500 EUR en wordt om de drie jaar toegekend door een jury. Deadline voor het indienen van aanvragen is 15 januari 2019. Meer informatie is hier beschikbaar.


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