Subscribe to RSS-Feed

Recover Password

v Login

14. Oct 2020

Rapeseed instead of soy burgers: researchers identify a new source of protein for humans

Written by

Here you find the doctoral student’s profile of Christin Volk. She published results of her doctoral studies at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and shared the research more widely with a press release.

C. Volk in the lab

About the author:

  • Christin Volk
  • Research area(s): Human Metabolism
  • Institute for Agricultural and Nutritional Sciences (link), MLU

Field(s) of expertise during doctoral studies:

  • Postprandial metabolism
  • Plant proteins
  • Inorganic phosphate
[ Read On … ]

1. Oct 2020

Innovation – Design Thinking with Agile Methods (November 3 – 4, 2020| online)

Written by

A cooperation of InGrA and Transfer and Entrepreneurship Office at MLU.

Our world is becoming increasingly connected! Complexity, ambiguity and speed are the results. And everyone wants to be innovative and agile. But what do innovation and agility really mean? And how does it work?

The aim of this course is to establish a common understanding of innovation and agility. Also, the participants will be equipped with the basic skills and frameworks to effectively facilitate innovation. Furthermore, we will learn how to get into the right mindset and atmosphere, so that you can produce of-the-box results. Your leanings are also applicable outside of Design Thinking.

Target Group

Doctoral students and Postdocs who have one or more initial ideas that could be developed into a product or service and want to learn Design Thinking as a facilitation framework.

[ Read On … ]

2. Jun 2020

Information on dealing with the novel corona virus

Written by

Summer semester classes at MLU began on 6 April 2020 with numerous digital courses. Summer semester 2020 will continue to be a digital semester. Classroom teaching and in-person exams can only take place as an absolute exception and must follow strict guidelines. The university is also gradually opening up parts of key facilities, such as the University and State Library (ULB) or the University Archive. You can find the latest information on the homepage of the University of Halle and in our FAQ.

[ Read On … ]

22. Oct 2020

Publishers, legal aspects, and internet publishing (October 28, 2020)

Written by

Legal aspects such as data ownership, rights management and licensing attribution of your research outputs must be considered when publishing your scientific results. Join this webinar and learn more about these important issues. We’ll be reporting on the state of the DEAL negotiations, the different publication modalities offered by publishing companies, what is predatory publishing, and about things you need to know when publishing in internet and via social media. Don’t miss this chance to ask all your questions to our experts!

Date, time and format

  • Date and time: October 28, 2020 at 1 pm
[ Read On … ]

15. Oct 2020

InGrA Survey: Starting your doctorate at MLU

Written by

Doing a doctorate means primarily doing research. But what are the best tips for starting a doctorate at MLU? Are you a doctoral student at MLU?

InGrA asks you for your experience to help newcomers at the beginning of their doctoral studies. Please fill out the following form:

[ Read On … ]

14. Oct 2020

Let’s Go! (October 28, 2020 | online)

Written by

This seminar will help you start with your PhD and deal with some typical difficulties that you might be confronted with in the coming years:

Topics

  • How to deal with procrastination?
  • How to deal with workload and stress?
  • Getting things done: best-practice techniques 
  • Ways to improve your working and research skills
  • How to maintain a positive and sustainable relationship with your supervisor?
  • How to prepare for meetings with your supervisor?
[ Read On … ]

14. Oct 2020

[PhD network] Team Communication (October 28, 2020 | online)

Written by

Teamwork can be a lot of fun and increase the productivity and creativity of the whole team. However, open and honest communication within the team is essential for this. Therefore, this workshop will introduce you to the soft skills required for successful communication and collaboration in a team. You will learn to be sensitive to team processes and team dynamics in order to become a strong part of the team. 

Your benefit

This workshop introduces you to the soft skills needed for successful team communication and collaboration. You will learn to

  • be sensitive for team processes and team dynamics
  • become a strong part of the team
  • reflect on your team positions in the past and where you want to be in futureteams
  • avoid and manage conflicts in teams
[ Read On … ]

14. Oct 2020

Theory and Design of Scientific Posters (November 17, 2020| online)

Written by

Content

The workshop covers different aspects of scientific posters as increasingly popular form of presentation in various scientific disciplines. As an introduction, the poster as communication medium is described, with special attention to the differences among the disciplines. Several case studies and settings will be presented and discussed. The participants of the workshop are therefore explicitly invited to contribute their own work and material to this discussion. The second part focuses on how to create effective and attractive posters. Starting from the essential technical knowledge of poster ingredients such as pixel vs. vector graphics, typography, colours, etc., different software applications for creating posters are presented and optionally used for initial designs. In addition to basics in design and layout principles for text and image content, several approaches for reducing bulky content and visual complexity will be presented. Finally, the production step as well as the oral presentation itself will be addressed.

[ Read On … ]

12. Oct 2020

International PhD Days 2020 (October 27/28, 2020) – online

Written by

Welcome to the International PhD Days 2020 for doctoral candidates and postdocs. In a variety of online events – including workshops, short lectures and Q&As – you will have the opportunity to get to know different departments of the university which offer useful services for you and to learn more about other topics relevant for your doctoral studies. 
A city rally, conducted in small groups, will give you the opportunity to discover the most famous sights in Halle.

Please register at the website of the International Office here.

[ Read On … ]

12. Oct 2020

Publish or perish? – An overview of controversies associated with current scientific publishing practices (October 14, 2020)

Written by

In this webinar a critical overview of the current scientific publication system will be offered by a practicing scientist. Questionable research practices and other controversies will be discussed as factors which might have led to the so-called reproducibility crisis affecting the current system of scientific publication. Data sharing, the promotion of pre-registration studies and the support of emerging publication formats such as data papers and data descriptors will be discussed as possible approaches to rectify this trend. Join our discussion and let us know your thoughts on this!

Date, time and format

  • Date and time: October 14, 2020 at 2 pm
[ Read On … ]

2. Oct 2020

Data Protection: Theory and Practice – Open Science Webinar (October 7, 2020)

Written by

In this webinar we will address the most important data protection aspects in the context of research and academic projects. In collaboration with colleagues from the legal department of the MLU an overview of the GDPR and other basic legal regulations will be offered. Practical advice on how to anonymize quantitative and qualitative datasets will be offered. Take the opportunity to ask any questions you may have on these matters.

Date, time and format

  • Date and time: October 7, 2020 at 1 pm
[ Read On … ]

Recent Comments