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Newsletter | Dec 05, 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. Writing workshop: Statement of purpose & personal statement

Takes place on December 11, 2017 - 12:00-14:00

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

Takes place on January 22, 2018 - 9:30-17:30
Registration possible until December 18, 2017

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

Takes place on February 5, 2018 - 9:30-17:30
Registration possible until January 8, 2018

4. Cross-cultural communication in academic environments

Takes place on January 30 & February 26, 2018 - 10:00-16:00
Registration possible until January 8, 2018

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

Takes place on February 1 & 15, March 1, 15 & 29 and April 19, 2018 - 13:00-17:30
Registration possible until January 8, 2018

6. Individual career coaching

Second starting point of this academic year: February
If you are interested, please send an e-mail to doctoralschools@uhasselt.be with subject: 'Application Career Coaching' before January 8, 2018. The e-mail should include a short motivation, first name, last name, faculty and start date of PhD/postdoc.

7. Effective scientific communication

Takes place in February/March 2018
Registration possible until January 22, 2018

8. Individual CV counseling

Takes place on March 21, 2018
Registration possible until February 20, 2018

9. Writing for success: Understanding the reviewer

Takes place on March 21, 2018 - 9:30-12:30
Registration possible until February 18, 2018

10. Understanding yourself and others: Maintaining your motivation and building independence

Takes place on March 22, 2018 - 9:30-12:30
Registration possible until February 18, 2018

11. Communicating science to a wider audience: Public engagement

Takes place on March 22, 2018 - 13:30-16:30
Registration possible until February 18, 2018

12. Understanding yourself and others: Recognise stress and coping strategies

Takes place on March 23, 2018 - 9:30-12:30
Registration possible until February 18, 2018

13. Understanding yourself and others: Building your resilience

Takes place on March 23, 2018 - 13:30-16:30
Registration possible until February 18, 2018

14. Modules on education

Since last year, most modules on education are 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 also is a limited open course offer. These open courses are announced by e-mail, as well as in this newsletter.

- Communication (English): December 15, 2017 - 13:30-15:30
- Maat werk in hoger onderwijs: 7 februari 2018
- Interculturele communicatie 2017-2018: 8 mei 2018 - 9:00-12:00 of 13:00-16:00

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

Courses on statistics and methodology, which take place throughout the academic year at all Flemish universities. Upcoming activities at Hasselt University:

- Introduction to R: January 29-31 and February 8-9, 2018 - 9:30-12:30
- Introduction to JMP: April 18, 2018 - 9:30-15:30
- FLAMES annual meeting 'Implementing the EU General Data Protection Regulation': April 27, 2018 - 10:00-17:00

16. Flemish Supercomputer Centre (VSC)

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


INTERESTING LINKS

1. Information session: FWO mandates - Hasselt University - December 8, 2017

2. Creating a spin-off: a starters' guide! - Hasselt University - December 14, 2017

3. Come face to face with the challenges in Research and Development: R&D European PhD Seminar (Procter & Gamble) - Innovation Center Schwalbach and Kronberg - deadline for application: January 30, 2018

4. 2nd European congress of qualitative inquiry - Leuven - February 6-9, 2018

5. Eos Pipet Prijs 2018 - mei 2018


IN THE PICTURE

Language support

Learn new languages and cultures via the computer, for absolute beginners.

Dutch for beginners (English - Dutch) is an online e-learning module for tablet, PC, Mac and smartphone, easy to access and available via our servers 24/7. The e-module, which is part of the series LinguaCom, is suitable for complete self-study or semi-autonomous learning (face-to-face or e-coaching). In this e-learning module, you will learn how to communicate in day-to-day Dutch.

The warmest afterwork

On Thursday 14 December (as of 5 pm), Hasselt Univesity organizes the an Afterwork for charity in the framework of “De Warmste Week” of radiostation Studio Brussels. All the money raised will go to Kisangani vzw in D.R. Congo. More information: https://www.uhasselt.be/warmste-afterwork


CALL 

Call for international & 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 2017-2018 has been launched. Deadline of submission is 1/3/2018 and the activity (summer school or research stay) has to take place between 1/4/2018 and 30/9/2018. You will receive the result of your application by 20/3/2018.

 


For Doctoral School Behavioral Sciences & Humanities

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

 Details & registration

1. Academic English

Takes place on January 19 & 26 and February 2 & 9, 2018 - 13:00-16:00
Registration possible until December 11, 2017

 


For Doctoral School Medicine & Life Sciences

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Research ethics & lab book taking

Takes place on January 25, 2018 - 13:00-15:00
Registration possible until January 16, 2018

2. Writing research fellowships and grant proposals

Takes place on February 20, 2018 - 9:30-17:00
Registration possible until January 22, 2018

3. Knowledge for growth - call for abstracts open

Takes place on May 17, 2018
Deadline for abstract submission: February 1, 2018

4. Academic English

Takes place on March 23 & 30 and April 20 & 27, 2018 - 9:00-12:00
Registration possible until February 26, 2018

5. qPCR (Biogazelle)

Takes place on May 7 & 8, 2018 - 9:00-17:00
Registration possible until March 29, 2018

6. VIB courses

Take place throughout the academic year


INTERESTING LINKS

1. Opinno BioBiz Café - Antwerp - December 7, 2017 

2. Visionary seminar: Human genome editing: Challenges, new technologies and ethics - Leuven - December 14, 2017

3. Cajal hands-on training courses 2018

4. Systematic review course part II (CEBAM) - Leuven - January 17-18, 2018

5. Single molecule approaches in imaging - Ghent - January 23, 2018

6. Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology (3rd edition) - Bruges - January 25-26, 2018

7. Interdisciplinary Program in Translational Medicine 2018  - February/March 2018

8. The Chemistry Conference for Young Scientists (ChemCYS) - Blankenberge - February 21-23, 2018

9. Applied bioinformatics in life sciences - Leuven - March 8-9, 2018

10. ENCODS - the European Neuroscience Conference by Doctoral Students - Berlin - July 5-6, 2018 (registration deadline: January 15, 2018)

 


For Doctoral School Sciences & Technology

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Information session Ethics & Research integrity

Takes place on December 18, 2017 - 14:00-16:00
Registration possible until December 7, 2017

2. Academic English

Takes place on January 19 & 26 and February 2 & 9, 2018 - 9:00-12:00
Registration possible until December 11, 2017

3. qPCR (Biogazelle)

Takes place on May 7 & 8, 2018 - 9:00-17:00
Registration possible until March 29, 2018


INTERESTING LINKS

1. Genome Engineering and Synthetic Biology (3rd edition) - Bruges - January 25-26, 2018

2. The Chemistry Conference for Young Scientists (ChemCYS) - Blankenberge - February 21-23, 2017 

 


For postdocs

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

Details & registration

1. Cross-cultural intelligence in academic environments

Takes place on January 30 & February 26, 2018 - 10:00-16:00
Registration possible until January 8, 2018

2. Grow your self-leadership

Takes place on February 19 & 20, 2018 - 9:00-18:00
Registration possible until January 18, 2018

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

Takes place on February 1 & 15, March 1, 15 & 29 and April 19, 2018 - 13:00-17:30
Registration possible until January 8, 2018

4. Individual career coaching

Second starting point of this academic year: February
If you are interested, please send an e-mail to doctoralschools@uhasselt.be with subject: 'Application Career Coaching' before January 8, 2018. The e-mail should include a short motivation, first name, last name, faculty and start date of PhD/postdoc.

5. Individual CV counseling

Takes place on March 21, 2018
Registration possible until February 20, 2018

6. Modules on education

Since last year, most modules on education are 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 also is a limited open course offer. These open courses are announced by e-mail, as well as in this newsletter.

- Communication (English): December 15, 2017 - 13:30-15:30
- Maat werk in hoger onderwijs: 7 februari 2018
- Interculturele communicatie 2017-2018: 8 mei 2018 - 9:00-12:00 of 13:00-16:00

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

Courses on statistics and methodology, which take place throughout the academic year at all Flemish universities. Upcoming activities at Hasselt University:

- Introduction to R: January 29-31 and February 8-9, 2018 - 9:30-12:30
- Introduction to JMP: April 18, 2018 - 9:30-15:30
- FLAMES annual meeting 'Implementing the EU General Data Protection Regulation': April 27, 2018 - 10:00-17:00


INTERESTING LINKS

1. Information session: FWO mandates - Hasselt University - December 8, 2017

2. Creating a spin-off: a starters' guide! - Hasselt University - December 14, 2017

3. Come face to face with the challenges in Research and Development: R&D European PhD Seminar (Procter & Gamble) - Innovation Center Schwalbach and Kronberg - deadline for application: January 30, 2018

4. 2nd European congress of qualitative inquiry - Leuven - February 6-9, 2018

5. Eos Pipet Prijs 2018 - mei 2018


CALL

Call for international & 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 2017-2018 has been launched. Deadline of submission is 1/3/2018 and the activity (summer school or research stay) has to take place between 1/4/2018 and 30/9/2018. You will receive the result of your application by 20/3/2018.


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