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Academic and Professional Development

The Academic Service provides courses, training sessions and activities for Ph.D. researchers and post-doctoral fellows geared towards their academic and professional development. Some courses may be helpful throughout the Ph.D. programme, whereas others aim to support research, help develop scholarly practices, build a portfolio of transferable skills, and smoothen the transition to the job market. 

These activities complement the support provided by the Departments.  


Regular offers include:

Further, the following workshops can be organised upon request by a group of researchers.

  • Writing Emails in Support of the Academic Process
  • Communications in Support of the Publishing Process
  • Revise and Resubmit
  • Classroom Management
  • Teaching Statements and Philosophies

Regular offers include:

Further, the following seminars can be organised upon request by a group of researchers.

  • Building up a Portfolio in Support of your Job Search
  • Communications in Support of the Job Market
  • Mock interviews (Presentation Support)

 

Upcoming Training and Events


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Communicating Your Research

Dates: 27April (9h00-18h00) and 28 April 2017 (9h00-13h00)
  • Instructors: Annika Zorn, Nicola Owtram, Nicola Hargreaves (Academic Service)
  • Target audience: Ph.D. researchers from 2nd year onwards and Max Weber  fellows
 
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Introduction into Python Programming

Dates: 20 and 21 April 2017 (9h30 - 18h00)
  • Instructor: Jonathan Bright, Oxford Internet Institute
  • Target audience: Ph.D. researchers and post-doctoral fellows

This course is fully booked.

 
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Introduction to Teaching in Higher Education 

Dates: 16 to 18 May (9h30-17h00), 22 and 23 May 2017 (9h00 - 17h00)
  • Instructors: Nicola Owtram, Nicola Hargreaves, Annika Zorn
  • Target audience: All Ph.D. researchers from 3rd year onwards

This course is fully booked. You may register for the wait list.

 
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A Primer to Web Scraping with R

Dates: 18 and 19 May 2017 (10h00-17h00)
  • Instructor: Simon Munzert, Institute of Social Science, Humboldt University of Berlin
  • Target audience: Ph.D. researchers and post-doctoral fellows

 

 
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Introduction to Teaching in Higher Education

Dates: 5 to 9 June (9h30-13h00), 13 and 14 June (9h00-17h00)
  • Instructors: Nicola Owtram, Nicola Hargreaves, Annika Zorn
  • Target audience: All Ph.D. researchers from 3rd year onwards

 

 

 

 

Past Events


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