Upcoming workshops by yDiv (SoSe 2020)

Our partner graduate school organized several complementary skills workshops. Some of them will take place online.

Managing Crisis: A Crash Course in Resilience and Mindfulness (April 9 + 23, 2020)
Seminar: R and teamwork for better science in less time (April 21, 2020)
Media training for PhDs (May 7, 2020)
Leadership Training with horses (May 15, 2020)
Don’t Let It Drive You Nuts! Resilience and Self-Management for Researchers (May 25 -26, 2020)
Third Party Funding Opportunities (June 5, 2020)

If you are interested, please follow the links and register at the website of yDiv.

Academic writing: How to create good texts (May 6-7, 2020)

A cooperation of INGRA and iRTG

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.

The methods and instruments of scientific writing can be learnt. With a few select mechanisms for structuring and techniques for building arguments, it becomes possible to articulate even complex data clearly and comprehensibly. Coherently built up and convincingly formulated, even academic texts can be an exciting read!

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How to write a persuasive job application – how to make it in the job interview (July 9-10, 2020)

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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