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Research skills & transferable skills

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ACTIVITIES 2015-2016

Below is an overview of the doctoral school activities for all PhD students in academic year 2015-2016. Some are also open to postdocs.

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

Training in research skills & transferable skills

Academic English throughout the year closed
Assertive communication 27 May, 3 & 23 June closed
Bedrijfskunde (postgraduaat - Dutch) throughout the year closed
Dutch & English language courses throughout the year closed
Effective graphical displays 3 March & 14 March closed
Effective scientific communication April/May closed
Flanders Training Network for Methodology and Statistics (FLAMES) throughout the year see webpage
FLAMES Summer School 5-16 September see webpage
Modules on teaching and education throughout the year closed
Opportunity recognition workshop 1-3 June and 14-16 November closed
PhD management - Module 1: Successfully applying project and time management principles next edition: 7 Sept closed
PhD management - Module 2: Successfully dealing with stakeholders next edition: 21 Sept closed
PhDrinks 23 Oct + 15 Apr closed
Pitching an idea 29 Sept closed
Public speaking next edition: 14 & 26 Sept closed
Social media bootcamp: tools, strategy & impact 30 Sept closed
Summer school science communication 4-5-6 July closed
VSC Courses throughout the year see webpage
Writing a strong research proposal 12 Sept closed

Career guidance & career development

Assessment Selor 18/4, 26/4 or 28/4 closed
Career development: Gain insight into your talents and ambitions (Dutch) 8/3, 21/3, 11/4, 25/4, 9/5, 23/5 closed
Career development: Gain insight into your talents and ambitions (English) 1/9, 15/9, 29/9, 13/10, 27/10, 10/11 closed
Gender seminar: Work-life balance 2 June closed
Grow your future career 9 & 10 June closed
Individual career coaching several starting points closed
Individual CV counseling next edition: 8 June closed
Networking through social media 15 April closed
PhD 2.0: What's next? 19 May closed


Overview program 2014-2015