Academic research competences - course offer (2022)

Below is an overview of the available training aimed at obtaining knowledge and skills which are specifically relevant in an academic context, open to PhD students and/or postdocs at Hasselt University in 2022.

You can filter the course offer on the target group and on the targeted doctoral school(s). In the future, you will also be able to filter on the competency cluster(s) addressed (based on the UHasselt competency overview for PhD holders).

Activities are added to the overview below as soon as a date has been set. For activities entailing multiple sessions, the date mentioned in the first column indicates the start date. The duration is mentioned between brackets. All courses are in English, except when explicitly stated otherwise.

In addition to the courses below, please also check our course offer aimed at developing generic competences, our activities aimed at career development, and the course offer of our partners.

Target group

Doctoral school

Overview of past activities
01 January 2022 - 31 December 2022 (continuous offer)Mind the GAP (Good Academic Practices) tooldigitally More info
08 September 2022 - 15 September 2022 (2 x 7,5h)Show, don’t tell: Creating visuals about your researchcampus Diepenbeek More info
29 September 2022 (9.5h)Stem cells and stem cell models in disease & healthcampus Hasselt More info
05 October 2022 (8h)How to succeed in academic publishing, with visuals (edition 2)campus Hasselt More info
10 October 2022 - 14 October 2022 (4 x 2h)Grant-Writing Skills at the early-career level: Focus on the FWO Postdoctoral Fellowshipdigitally More info
13 October 2022 (2.5h)Information session on Intellectual Property (HLS)campus Diepenbeek More info
17 October 2022 (3h)Biosafetycampus Diepenbeek More info
27 October 2022 (1h)Research ethicscampus Diepenbeek More info
27 October 2022 - 28 October 2022 (8h)Introduction to Aspen Plustbd More info
09 November 2022 (2h)Course on information literacy for starting PhD students - 2nd editiondigitally More info

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Overview course offer 2021