Effective Visual Communication of Science (November 25-26, 2021)

You will learn to effectively communicate your own scientific ideas and results by applying best visual communication practices to your research communication. You will understand the principles and useful design approaches used by experts. You will get actionable advice and feedback on your own pre-submitted materials. It is an immersive webinar, structured, easy to follow, memorable, useful and fun.

Date: November 25 (9.00-16.30) + November 26 (9.00-13.30)
Location: Online workhop via zoom
Group size: 20

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[BuildMoNa] ATM: Deep Learning/Machine Learning (September 16-17, 2021)


The course aims at two aspects of machine learning.

The first goal is an introduction to statistical mechanics of learning, which aims at describing the typical learning behavior of neural networks, discussion of the generalization performance of strongly overparametrized neural networks. Information field theoretic description of ultrawide neural networks. The second aim is to give an introduction to machine learning techniques and its applications in natural sciences. It will include fields of image recognition, time series analysis and reinforcement learning with examples and applications of neural networks in fluid mechanics.

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Introduction to mass spectrometry (October 5-7, 2021)


This advanced training module addresses doctoral students in chemistry, physics, biophysics, and related fields without much prior knowledge or experience in mass spectrometry. It introduces the basic theoretical and technical concepts of mass spectrometry and will provide hands-on experiments in the labs.

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Introduction to Python (October 27-28, 2021)

In recent years Python has become more and more popular. According to the Tiobe Index it is about to overtake Java and to be the number two in the list of the most important programming language in the world. In the fields of numerical programming and Machine Learning, Python is the leader. It is not just easier to learn than other languages but programs in Python can also be faster written and are characterized by their easy readability. One of the reasons for this are the user-friendly data structures and the easy to grasp syntax.

Date: October 27+28, 2021 (9.00-17.00)
Location: Online workhop via zoom
Group size: 12 (joint workshop with Leibniz Institute for Plant Biochemistry)

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Gain Clarity on your Next Career Steps (September 30, 2021)

Webinar on how to transition successfully after a PhD/Postdoc
Date: September 30, 12.00-13.00
Location: Zoom

Do you ever ask yourself

  • What am I going to do after PhD/ Post-doc/ etc?
  • Should I stay and pursue an academic career?
  • Should I go and pursue one of the 100s of “alternative” careers outside of academia?
  • What would be a good fit for me?
  • Where do I start the process of career transitioning?
  • Where do I find the positions?

Then join us for the webinar!

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Workshop on Data Visualization (November 2, 2021)

Scientific figures transport most of the information and arguments in presentations, posters as well as research articles. We will discuss the general requirements on scientific figures, cover the basics on good graphic design and provide practical guidelines for compelling plots.

date: November 2, 2021
time: 15.00-17.30
lecturer: Dr. Kerstin Blank (Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces)


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