Academic Writing – July 10-11, 2018

For many young scientists writing is the most difficult part of research work. Poor structure, breakneck formulations and unclear argumentation lead to texts which are not too user friendly. However, for the success of academics it is essential that the content is successfully conveyed to the relevant target groups – from the subject community to the wider public. Continue reading “Academic Writing – July 10-11, 2018”

Career workshop: How to write a persuasive job application – how to convince it in the job interview (June 19-20, 2018)

Scientists make a lot of mistakes as soon as they start to apply outside science. This workshop will help you to write a convincing application and to be successful in the job interview.

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Funding Opportunities for Early Career Scientists with focus on DFG Research Grants (June 7, 2018)

Within this workshop we guide you shortly through the funding programs of the German research association and other research funding organizations of relevance. Aim of the seminar is to shed light on the detailed structure, important points to make your proposal competitive as well as all formal aspects of the DFG-proposal (Basic Module & Module Temporary Positions for Principal Investigators). Continue reading “Funding Opportunities for Early Career Scientists with focus on DFG Research Grants (June 7, 2018)”

Time and Self-Management – follow up (June 26, 2018)

Time-management is not something just theoretical: understanding the principles it is essential but the application to day by day life is what really matters. Therefore, this course is divided in two workshops separated by roughly a month. During the time in between you have the opportunity to try the techniques and principles you learned in the first workshop. In same cases it is just about observing your processes and behaviors with a new understanding. During the second workshop we will build upon your observations and experiences: Continue reading “Time and Self-Management – follow up (June 26, 2018)”