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Below is an overview of the training in research skills and transferable skills in academic year 2018-2019, open to PhD students and/or postdocs from all three doctoral schools. 'Transferable' skills are skills that can be transferred to non-academic work environments.

As soon as all necessary information is available, you can click the activity title in the table below in order to get more details on content, target group and practical arrangements. All activities are in English, unless explicitly mentioned otherwise.

When registering for an activity, please carefully consider our cancellation & no-show policy.

SUBJECT/TITLE for PhD students? for postdocs? DATE REGISTRATION
Academic English x   see details see details
Academic leadership for postdocs (module 1)   x Jan 22-23, 2019 click here until Dec 18, 2018
Academic talent development x x    
Assertief communiceren (Dutch) x x Febr 13 & 20 + March 13, 2019 click here until Jan 14, 2019
Bedrijfskunde (postgraduaat SEE - Dutch) x x throughout the year closed
Change the world by maximizing your impact x x Nov 5, 2018 closed
Coaching for growth x June 12-13, 2019   
Convincing and debating x x June 17-18, 2019  
Create an awesome scientific poster x   March 12 & April 23, 2019 click here until Febr 11, 2019 
Creative thinking x x    
Effective graphical displays x      
Flanders Training Network for Methodology and Statistics (FLAMES) x x throughout the year see webpage
FLAMES: Introduction to categorical data analysis with R x x Oct 29-31, 2018 closed
FLAMES summer school x x    
Gender & diversity seminar x x    
Getting your research to the media x   Sept 16, 2019   
How the brain brings a healthy peak performance: What your brain can do for you  x x March 18-19, 2019 click here until Febr 18, 2019
How to handle conflict situations x x    
How to prepare a successful funding strategy and grant application x x    
Incites benchmark and analytics for researchers   x Oct 11, 2018 closed
Information session: UHasselt open access policy, ORCID and predatory journals x x Oct 23, 2018 closed
Innovatief lesgeven en trainen: Van ontwerp to evaluatie (SEE - Dutch) x x throughout the year closed
Modules on teaching and education x x throughout the year see webpage
Optimizing cooperation in international research groups (@VUB) x   March 12 & 19, 2019 click here
PhD management - module 1: Successfully applying project and time management principles x  

1st edition: Nov 12, 2018

2nd edition: Jan 24, 2019

3rd edition: March 14, 2019

2nd edition: click here until Dec 18, 2018

3rd edition: click here until Febr 17, 2019

PhD management - module 2: Successfully dealing with stakeholders x  

1st edition: Nov 21, 2018

2nd edition: Jan 31, 2019

2nd edition: click here until Dec 18, 2018

PhDrinks x      
Presentation skills for applicants for FWO grants for SB research x   Oct 1, 15 & 22, 2018 closed
Public speaking x   April 29 & May 13, 2019   
Science figured out: workshop 'pitching your research' + video recordings x x Jan 29 & Febr 26, 2019 click here until Jan 7, 2019 
Summer school science communication 'Let's talk science' x x    
SuperheroMe: Personal development using LEGO(R)️ Serious Play(R) x   May 6-7, 2019   
Value proposition x x    
VCS courses x x throughout the year see webpage


Overview program 2017-2018

Overview program 2016-2017

Overview program 2015-2016

Overview program 2014-2015