Home » Services and Admin » Academic Service » News

News

March 2017

Guide on Good Data Protection Practice in Research

Description
The Guide provides an overview of the major concepts of data protection and privacy in research. It aims at raising awareness for these concepts in the academic community and at assisting applicants with the preparation of their project proposals.The goal of this Guide is also to provide researchers with a handy tool to guide them through the daily work on their research project.
Date:
21/03/2017

Reforming the Doctorate in the Social Sciences: A Report on Good Practice

Description
This report responds to the changing nature of doctoral education and the need to engage in a reflection andreform process. It is based on a project that was initiated by the European University Institute (EUI) in late2015 to provide a neutral forum for discussion. A distinguished Task Force of eminent professors from acrossEurope carried out the mandate to identify 'good practice' in doctoral education
Date:
09/03/2017
Researchers Try Out Communication Tools in a New Workshop at EUI

Researchers Try Out Communication Tools in a New Workshop at EUI

Description
Ph.D. researchers tried out new tools to communicate their research. Participants say about the course "Using new communication tools can be frightening; this workshop instead proved how easy it is to produce a blog post, a policy brief, a 3 min video and even a full webinar. From this workshop I learned that increasing the visibility of my research can be done within a few hours and it is very rewarding!" A new edition of the course will be offered in April 2017, registration will open soon.
Date:
06/03/2017
February 2017

New: Research-based Teaching Seminar

Description
On Friday 17th February Jenni Carr from the Teaching & Learning Centre of the London School of Economics gave an introduction to the Teaching-Research nexus (TRN), a teaching approach adopted across the globe to enhance student learning and the quality of teaching. Find the slides of the seminar and some other resources on the event's page.
Date:
21/02/2017
January 2017
News Ethics and Integrity in Doctoral Education and Research Training

News Ethics and Integrity in Doctoral Education and Research Training

Description
The Director of the Academic Service Veerle Deckmyn gave a presentation on 'Provisions and practices on ethics and integrity in doctoral education in an international research institution in the social sciences' at the Annual Event of the Council for Doctoral Education of the European University Association (EUA) in a session that looked at how to foster supportive work environments and conducive institutional strategies. These EUA-CDE thematic workshops provide a forum for exchange and discussion between EUA's members and this year's edition focused on 'Ethics and integrity in doctoral education and research training'.Find the slides on the conference programme page.
Date:
30/01/2017
Research Funding Opportunities in the Social Sciences for Young  Researchers

Research Funding Opportunities in the Social Sciences for Young Researchers

Description
This conference taking place on 8th February will bring together representatives of European and national agencies and research funding charities to give up-to-date information on research funding schemes in countries such as the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Austria and the USA. The conference is organised by the Academic Careers Observatory of the Max Weber Programme. Please register!
Date:
20/01/2017
New workshop by the Data and Methods Clinic

New workshop by the Data and Methods Clinic

Description
The Data and Methods Clinic of the Academic Service organizes an 'Introduction to R Programming' a powerful statistical soft- and shareware. The workshop is open to Ph.D. researchers from all departments. The course will be given by Prof Stingo from the University of Florence.
Date:
10/01/2017
New website Academic and Professional Development

New website Academic and Professional Development

Description
The Academic Service has developed a new website so as to give the doctoral candidates organized access to its current Academic and Professional Development activities. The site provides an overview on a wide range of courses, training sessions and activities for Ph.D. researchers and post-doctoral fellows.
Date:
10/01/2017
December 2016
Moving Higher Education Online

Moving Higher Education Online

Description
On Monday 5th December the Academic Service in collaboration with the Florence School of Regulation (Schuman Centre) organised a workshop on Shaking the Brick and Mortar: Moving Higher Education Online, gathering leading experts from across the EU and Canada to discuss potential benefits of online media, online courses and open scholarship for Higher Education.
Date:
12/12/2016
November 2016
New workshop: Communicating your Research

New workshop: Communicating your Research

Description
This workshop will introduce you to different formats to present your research to diverse or non-specialist audiences, considered important in academic as well as non-academic contexts. It is a hands-on workshop that will take place on 16th and 17th February 2017. Please note that there are limited seats available.
Date:
22/11/2016
Displaying 1 to 10 of 68
Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next