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Newsletter | Jan 25, 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 coaching on international labour mobility (Eures)

Takes place on March 23, May 8 or June 19, 2017
Registration is possible through this link

5. Individual career coaching

Second 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.

6. Public speaking

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

7. Populariserend schrijven (Dutch)

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

8. Effective scientific communication

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

9. 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.

- Intercultureel communiceren en handelen met studenten uit het buitenland: hoe? (Dutch): 11 mei 2017 - 10:00-12:30 of 14:00-16:30

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

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

11. 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.


IN THE PICTURE 

Party committee

The PhD party committee was founded in 2015 with the aim of organizing social activities for PhD students such as bowling, screening the PhD movies, going to Baouzza, .... Members of the party committee are PhD students from different disciplines/faculties. If you are interested to join the party committee, please send an e-mail to partycommittee_phd@uhasselt.be.


INTERESTING LINKS

1. 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

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

3. Breakfast session: how to use video to disseminate research - Antwerp - February 14, 2017

4. Kick-off van Pitch Please: 'Innovation Station' - Diepenbeek - February 18, 2017

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

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

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. Qualitative research seminar series

Takes place throughout the academic year - registration possible for:

- Strategies in qualitative data-analysis from a Grounded Theory perspective: from coding transcripts to writing output, February 17, 2017 - 9:00-17:00
- 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

4. 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. Knowledge for growth - call for abstracts open

Takes place on May 18, 2017
Deadline for abstract submission: January 30, 2017

2. qPCR workshop

Takes place on March 6-7, 2017 - 9:00-17:00
Registration possible until February 5, 2017

3. 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

4. Guidebook for a career in research

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

5. VIB Courses

Take place throughout the academic year


INTERESTING LINKS

1. The 2017 Amgen Scholars Europe Programme application period is now open! - Deadline February 1, 2017

2. Symposium: Extracellular vesicles - The future of diagnostics? - Hasselt University - February 7, 2017

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

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

5. Innovation for Health conference - WTC Rotterdam - February 17, 2017 (deadline abstract submission: December 1, 2016)

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

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

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

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

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

 


For Doctoral School Sciences & Technology

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. qPCR workshop

Takes place on March 6-7, 2017 - 9:00-17:00
Registration possible until February 5, 2017

2. 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

 


For postdocs

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Grow your self-leadership

Takes place on March 13-14, 2017 - 9:00-18:00
Registration possible until February 13, 2017

2. 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

3. Individual coaching on international labour mobility (Eures)

Takes place on March 23, May 8 or June 19, 2017
Registration is possible through this link

4. Individual career coaching

Second 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. Populariserend schrijven (Dutch)

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

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

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

 


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