2017

Researching with Integrity

  • 09-10 February, 9-17 h, University of Tartu
  • Contact: Heike Brandstädter, Anna Kusser

We offer a joint scientific event that provides an overview of the main questions in research ethics:

  • What are the valid norms in today’s research ethics?
  • What is misconduct in research?
  •  Why has researchers’ misconduct (falsification, fabrication, plagiarism) become a public issue of late?
  • What are the pressures that may lead scientists to practice misconduct?
  • How could ethical assessment of research projects help ensure research integrity and public support to research?

The course comprises the following modules:

  • Lecture in Konstanz on “Ethical Integrity” by Prof. Margit Sutrop (University of Tartu)
  • Seminar in Konstanz by Dr. Anna Kusser (University of Konstanz)
  • Joint workshop, University of Tartu
  • International conference “Researching with Integrity” , University of Tartu

Participants: Julian Brunner, Xenia Dolde, Kathrin Götz, Anna-Katharina Holzer, Claudia Huber, Heike Kropp, Johann Lutterodt, Vanessa Radtke, Holger Reiner, Nana Shanidze, Martin Spitzbarth, Ilinca Suciu, Eduard Wiedenbeck


Career Alternatives beyond the Lab

The participants will get knowledge about professional perspectives outside the lab and the typical academic career, within research institutions and in other areas of the public sector from the United Nations to local authorities, and in the private sector. They will reflect their own suitability for different career paths in the field, in science education, communication, administration and policy as well as in science management and sales. They will learn which of their specific technical and personal skills are in demand on the respective job market.

In the second part of the course exercises are offered in order to help matching your individual profiles with real job advertisements. You will extend your research focus in job markets and define further necessary steps to identify personal career goals.

Participants: Oliver Baudendistel, Theresa Braun, Julia Cattani, Franziska Doll, Felix Ebner, Simon Geigges, Joachim Lutz, Marcia Maier, Lisa Rank, Beata Rymarczyk, Jessica Pfotzer, Cornelia Welte


Intercultural Communication

You will present your results at international conferences? You are aiming at international networking partners? This two-day practice- and applications-oriented workshop is designed to enable doctoral students to develop key skills in accurately identifying and dealing with typical scenarios in cross-cultural academic work interaction. Drawing on authentic complex case studies, it provides a balance of conceptual frame-working and structure to create step-by-step diagnostic tools to define culture-appropriate strategies.

The workshop is highly recommended for both German and international students, preferably in the first phase of their PhD studies.

Participants: Petra Chovancova, Benedikt Häusele, Barbara Jakobs, Christoph Matti, Marija Mirkovic, Martin Mex, Brigitta Schemmer, Eduard Wiedenbeck, Patrick Winter


Data Analysis

The Data Analysis workshop focuses on data handling and implementing statistics in R using relevant examples from the life sciences. R, an open-source cross-platform software tool, has quickly become a standard tool for data analysis in many scientific disciplines. Using plenty of hands-on exercises, you will learn about different data structures and functions in R, how to manage and ask specific questions of your data, and use the results of statistical tests. R-specific functions for easy data manipulation and "Reproducible Research" will also be introduced. Participants should be comfortable with computing and be familiar with basic biostatistics. Previous programming experience is not necessary. Participants are asked to bring in their own data sets and computers for practical work.

Participants: Stefan Altaner, Greta Assmann, Tanja Grimm, Sina Haasis, Jaffar Kisitu, Alice Krebs, Martin Spitzbarth, Carolin Sailer, Pia Widder, Peiwen Xiong


Strategic Application for Jobs outside Academia

In this workshop we will define necessary steps to identify personal career goals. You will learn which of your specific technical and personal skills are in demand on the job market. Is it enough to browse through job ads or do I have to use my personal or professional network to find a job? What are the options for unsolicited applications? What can I do to ensure that my application gains attention?

In the first part the participants will learn how to convincingly present their individual highlights in the CV. In the second part, participants get the opportunity to train self-presentation and professional appearance for interviews, phone calls and recruiting events and they will be primed for specific situations when confronted with awkward questions or unexpected challenges.

Participants: Oliver Baudendistel, Theresa Braun, Franziska Doll, Simon Geigges, Melanie Gerigk, Kim Leitner, Joachim Lutz, Marcia Maier,  Martin Mex, Vanessa Radtke, Lisa Rank, Beata Rymarczyk


Data Visualisation

This two-day workshop enables life scientists to effectively create figures based on quantitative data that add impact to their publications. The workshop is divided into two one-day modules: “Principles” and “Applications”.

On the first day, the “Principles” module focuses on understanding the purpose of a figure, choosing the most appropriate plot type, and the science of perception. This part is primarily concerned with the art of visual communication and integrates participants’ own examples into the teaching process. On the second day, the “Applications” module focuses on the practical implementation of the data visualisation principles discussed. This is done using the R statistical programming environment with the participants’ own data.

Participants: Stefan Altaner, Greta Assmann, Florian Enders, Sophie Geiger, Sina Haasis, Eva Höllmüller, Jaffar Kisitu, Alice Krebs, Carolin Sailer


Scientific Presenting

Do you want to have more confidence and impact in your presentations? Do you want to relax and enjoy presenting your research to your team, in department meetings and at conferences? This workshop uses a mix of practical exercises, discussion and video feedback to help you get your message across with confidence and clarity. The workshop is highly appreciated by doctoral students in the first phase of their studies.

  • Assess your own presentation strengths and weaknesses
  • Develop a critical awareness of effective presentation style to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Build on and practice the English language of presentation
  • Learn strategies for dealing with unexpected or difficult situations
  • Design and use PowerPoint slides more effectively
  • Develop confidence and enjoyment in public speaking

Participants: Konstantin Bode, Theresa Braun, Julian Brunner, Dennis Bücker, Jeremias Dold, Susanne Ermert, Simon Geigges, Fabian Offensperger, Ho-Wah Siu, Julia Stifel


NEU: Studienkostenseminar für Promovierende

In Ihrer PHD fallen wie im Studium Kosten an, die spätestens beim Berufseinstieg von der Steuer absetzbar sind. Es stellen sich Fragen:

  • Welche konkreten Kosten lassen sich von der Steuer absetzen?
  • Was sind Werbungskosten und Sonderausgaben?
  • Welche Fristen sind zu beachten?
  • Wie hängt das mit Ihrem Studium zusammen?

In unserem Steuerseminar* machen wir Ihnen das Steuersystem in Deutschland praxisnah verständlich und vermitteln Ihnen wie Ausbildungs- und Studienkosten geltend gemacht werden können.

Die Seminarschwerpunkte:

  • Rückerstattung der Studienkosten
  • Steuersystem in Deutschland
  • Steuerpflichtige Einnahmen
  • Steuersenkende Ausgaben
  • Aktuelle Gesetzesänderungen

* Das Studienkostenseminar stellt keine individuelle Steuerberatung dar und kann eine solche nicht ersetzen.

Participants: Jochen Bahner, Anna Burrichter, Simon Geigges, Karina Gense, Kai Kammer, Simon Kienle, Annika Krüger, Anandi Kugele, Nina Laible, Julian Opel, Christina Renner, Cornelia Schneider, Manuel Schnitte, Kathy Su, Joana Thiel, Pia Widder, Eduard Wiedenbeck, Patrick Winter


NEU: Gehaltsverhandlung – Vorkommastellen Optimierung

  • 06. September, 16-18 Uhr, M 701 - Markus Treger
  • Teilnehmerzahl: 12

Im Workshop dreht es sich darum, den Lohn für die gezeigte Leistung zu erhalten. Sie erhalten kurz und prägnant die rhetorischen Fertigkeiten die in der freien Wirtschaft Anwaltskanzleien, Vertriebsunternehmen und in jüngster Vergangenheit ehemalige Kommilitonen von Ihnen begeistert haben.  

Ziel ist es die Schlagfertigkeit im Gespräch deutlich zu erhöhen. In Drucksituationen wie dem typischen Stressinterview gelassen zu bleiben und angemessen auf die Gehaltsfrage zu reagieren. Mit Hilfe der rhetorischen Mittel werden die Teilnehmer ohne Erfolgsjournal und Einblick in die Gehaltsstruktur des Unternehmens Ihr Wunschgehalt aushandeln.

Dafür erfahren die Teilnehmer wie Sie sich optimal auf die Gehaltsfrage vorbereiten. Anhand von praktischen Übungen lernen Sie die erarbeiteten Strategien direkt zu verfeinern.

Nach dem Seminar werden die Teilnehmer:

  • Schlagfertiger im Bewerbungsgespräch sein
  • Durch gezielte Fragetechniken geschickt ihr Wunschgehalt verhandeln
  • Mit ihren neuen Rhetorikkompetenzen aus der Masse hervorstechen
  • Ein präziseres Sprachbild haben

Participants: Andrej Berg, Julia Cattani, Susanne Ermert, Verena Goldbach, Annika Krüger, Sandra Lange, Tobias Löffler, Julian Opel, Felicitas Piossek, Monika Sack, Tamara Schuhmacher, Patrick Winter


Writing Research Articles in the Life Sciences and Natural Sciences

  •  07-08 September, 9-17 h, V837 - Philipp Mayer
  •  Participants: 12

The writing of well-argued and clearly-structured research articles is a key competence for doctoral students in the life sciences and natural sciences. In this workshop you will investigate the writing process from first ideas to finished text, explore your individual strengths and development areas in the context of scientific writing and analyse the section and paragraph structure of research articles. Further, you will understand attributes of clear research articles, practice effective techniques for improvements of text quality, know how to improve the cooperation with co-authors and supervisors and develop time and self-management strategies for productive writing.

Participants: Andrej Berg, Anna Burrichter, Janina Herber, Michael Jawurek, Birgit Köhn, Annika Krüger, Marija Markovic, Christoph Penalver, Felicitas Piossek, Christian Scheibe, Ho-Wah Siu, Anna-Sophie Spreng


Patents in Real Life

  • 12-13 September, 9-17h, Y 310 - Gerhard Auer
  • Participants: 15

This course points out the strategic impact of patents in academia and industry. The participants will learn to identify chances and risks of patents and achieve competence in raising the really relevant questions in the field of patents. Basic knowledge and fundamentals of patent law are covered as far as required. Objectives:

  • Refreshing knowledge on patents (basic principles, patentability, filing process, and related issues)
  • What’s the purpose of a patent? (a question anything else than trivial!)
  • And how this purpose can get achieved?
  • Patent strategies
  • Why? – Why? – Why? – Oh, now I understand! – The tremendous role of the self-confident and competent “patent amateur”
  • Good claims – bad claims: Common faults and how to avoid them
  • Non-disclosure agreements and know-how protection
  • Patents as a valuable source of information
  • Exciting and promising career opportunities with relation to patents

Participants: Lachlan Dow, Sandra Fries, Michael Gießl, Ann-Kathrin Göppert, Anna Heiler, Eva Höllmüller, Martin Mex, Julian Opel, Maxim Schlegel, Sabine Schmidt, Pia Widder, Xiaoman Xie


NEU: Gehaltsverhandlung – Vorkommastellen Optimierung

Im Workshop dreht es sich darum, den Lohn für die gezeigte Leistung zu erhalten. Sie erhalten kurz und prägnant die rhetorischen Fertigkeiten die in der freien Wirtschaft Anwaltskanzleien, Vertriebsunternehmen und in jüngster Vergangenheit ehemalige Kommilitonen von Ihnen begeistert haben.  

Ziel ist es die Schlagfertigkeit im Gespräch deutlich zu erhöhen. In Drucksituationen wie dem typischen Stressinterview gelassen zu bleiben und angemessen auf die Gehaltsfrage zu reagieren. Mit Hilfe der rhetorischen Mittel werden die Teilnehmer ohne Erfolgsjournal und Einblick in die Gehaltsstruktur des Unternehmens Ihr Wunschgehalt aushandeln.

Dafür erfahren die Teilnehmer wie Sie sich optimal auf die Gehaltsfrage vorbereiten. Anhand von praktischen Übungen lernen Sie die erarbeiteten Strategien direkt zu verfeinern.

Nach dem Seminar werden die Teilnehmer:

  • Schlagfertiger im Bewerbungsgespräch sein
  • Durch gezielte Fragetechniken geschickt ihr Wunschgehalt verhandeln
  • Mit ihren neuen Rhetorikkompetenzen aus der Masse hervorstechen
  • Ein präziseres Sprachbild haben

Participants:  Jonas Adrian, Patrizia Bonsignore, Anna Burrichter, Franziska Doll, Alexander Finke, Simon Geigges, Tanja Grimm, Alexander Klaiber, Nele Klinkenberg, Markus Maier, Christina Renner, Manuel Schnitte


Good Scientific Practice (Online Course)

  • Registration via email (to obtain your licence key)

How should research results be documented? What is the right way to cite? How does one handle image sources? This online course has been designed to give an introduction on questions of good scientific practice including how to wisley plan and organise the research project and which legal aspects, such as in labour law or copyright law, are relevant for doctoral students.

Five modules are available, containing comprehensive information, tests to check the knowledge gained as well as supplementary information material. The final module provides a certificate.


2016

Scientific Presenting, 8-9 December, V1001

Millie Baker

Do you want to have more confidence and impact in your presentations? Do you want to relax and enjoy presenting your research to your team, in department meetings and at conferences? This workshop uses a mix of practical exercises, discussion and video feedback to help you get your message across with confidence and clarity. The workshop is highly appreciated by PhD students in the first phase of their studies.

  • Assess your own presentation strengths and weaknesses
  • Develop a critical awareness of effective presentation style to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Build on and practice the English language of presentation
  • Learn strategies for dealing with unexpected or difficult situations
  • Design and use PowerPoint slides more effectively
  • Develop confidence and enjoyment in public speaking

Participants: Hanna Busch, Felic Ebner, Verena Goldbach, Kathrin Götz, Arthur Groh, Alexandra Julier, Joachim Lutz, Martin Mex, Patrick Roser, Nadine Sachs

Transferable Skills

Patents in Real Life, 25+27 July 2016, Y 311

Dr. Gerhard Auer

This course points out the strategic impact of patents in real life (university and indutry). The participants will learn to identify chances and risks of patents and achieve competence in raising the really relevant questions in the field of patents. Basic knowledge and fundamentals of patent law are covered as far as required.

Content see: https://www.chemie.uni-konstanz.de/promotion/graduiertenschule-chemie/#kurse

 Participants: Faiz Ahmad, Mengdi Chen, Susanne Ermert, Peter Fimpel, Alexander Klaiber, Tom Kollek, Heike Kropp, Vanessa Radtke, Andreas Schachtschneider, Markus Schöwe, Sabrina Weickert

Transferable Skills

How to Publish in Peer-Reviewed Journals, 20-22 July 2016, K 503

Gunther Tress

This course provides a hands-on approach to writing a paper for an international peer-reviewed journal. It introduces you to all steps involved in successfully preparing, writing, editing, and submitting your paper. In numerous exercises, you draft individual sections of your manuscript, and you are given concrete advice on how to overcome the various hurdles involved in the writing and peer-review process. You receive answers to your individual questions and get clear instructions on how to complete and submit your manuscript after the course. For this course, participants should be in the process of preparing, writing or revising a manuscript to be submitted to an international peer-reviewed journal.

Participants: Theresa Braun, Julia Cattani, Verena Goldbach, Kay Hagedorn, Stefanie Hermann, Yu-Chieh Huang, Heike Kropp, Nadine Sachs, Markus Voggenreiter, Eduard Wiedenbeck, Guilan Yu

Management Course

Data Analysis, 6-8 April 2016, Y 311

Rick Scavetta

The Data Analysis workshop focuses on data handling and implementing statistics in R using relevant examples from the life sciences. R, an open-source cross-platform software tool, has quickly become a standard tool for data analysis in many scientific disciplines. Using plenty of hands-on exercises, you will learn about different data structures and functions in R, how to manage and ask specific questions of your data, and use the results of statistical tests. R-specific functions for easy data manipulation and reproducible research will also be introduced. Participants should be comfortable with computing and be familiar with basic biostatistics. Previous programming experience is not necessary. Participants are asked to bring in their own data sets and computers for practical work.

Participants: Asma Ahmed Hassan Elshiekh, Andrea Bueno, Yachang Cheng, Johannes Delp, Kathrin Götz, Juan Huang, Musarrat Naaz, Paola Ripani, Sherub

Transferable Skills

Career Orientation and Application Training, 17-18 March 2016, Y 310

Andreas Ploch

This workshop helps to find the personal motivation for the future career and shows different options, so called career paths. The first step is to find “the right company”, the second step is to get “the right job”. Important questions are: What exactly is my motivation? Where are my strengths and weaknesses? What “plan” do I have for my career? Following this, the job application training helps from the very first steps of an application process: How do I write a “good” application, a “good” CV? What is important in an interview session? What to do in an assessment-centre? Online application tools and questionnaires are also subject of this course.

Participants: Oliver Baudendistel, Tjaard de Roo, Sandra Lange, Marcia Maier, Verena Schart, Brigitta Schemmer, Anne-Kathrin Späte, Ivan Zemskov

Management Course

Project Management (with GPM Certification), 16-17 February + 9-10 March 2016, Y 311/Y 310

Karen Dittmann

In companies with a developed project culture, knowledge and experience of project management methods is essential. This project management training makes you familiar with professional project management in research. It demonstrates how to run a scientific project in industry or a research institution, and shows the initial steps how to become project manager and project leader. After all, the training offers the possibility to get a certificate executed by the GPM (member of the International Project Management Association IPMA). The examination will follow approx. one week after the second part of the course. The course is addressed mainly to PhD students in the second half of their thesis, who want to learn more about project management and/or who want to improve their application forms with an internationally recognized certificate.

Participants: Jonas Adrian, Oliver Baudendistel, Yvonne Binder, Annette Buntz, Susanne Ermert, Simon Geigges, Kathrin Götz, Eva Höllmüller, Heike Kropp, Mathias Leidl, Vanessa Radtke, Sina Richter, Tamara Schuhmacher, Moritz Welter, Timo Witt

Management Course

Leadership for Future Leaders, 15-16 March 2016, Y 310

Andreas Ploch

This two day module provides a general insight into actual leadership tools. The theoretical aspects of leadership are combined with case studies. The course helps avoiding typical mistakes in leadership situations and gives you an overview on situations, instruments and personal factors to successfully lead co-workers. Your questions are highly appreciated and will enhance the course. The course is recommended in the second phase of your studies.

Participants: Patrizia Bonsignore, Julian Brunner, Mengdi Chen, Tjaard de Roo, Yu-Chieh Huang, Andrej Jackel, Jennifer Knaus, Joe Pearson, Tamara Schuhmacher, Lena Wurmthaler, Tetyana Yuschenko

Management Course

eLearning: Good Scientific Practice

How should research results be documented? What is the right way to cite? How does one handle image sources? This course provides a review of additional topics regarding doctoral work: how to wisely plan and organize the research project and which legal aspects, such as in labour law or copyright law, are relevant for doctoral students. Within five modules comprehensive information is provided. The course will be completed by a tests to check the knowledge gained. At the end, you will receive a certificate.

This course is obligatory for every KoRS-CB fellow who started after 1 January 2016 and will not be considered as equal to one of the four obligatory courses. You will receive your licence key unasked within the first months. Additionally, interested KoRS-CB students can take the course voluntarily.

Transferable Skills

2015

Wo endet der Mensch? Zur Optimierung des Menschen im Zeitalter der Lebenswissenschaften, 11-12 November

Welche Auswirkungen hat die Forschung der Lebenswissenschaften auf das, was der Mensch ist, sein will und sein soll? Sind wir einmal mehr auf dem Wege zum perfekten Menschen? Wie lässt sich der wissenschaftliche Fortschritt verantwortlich gestalten? Im Rahmen der Veranstaltung "Wo endet der Mensch? Zur Optimierung des Menschen im Zeitalter der Lebenswissenschaften" diskutieren Expertinnen und Experten aus unterschiedlichen Disziplinen über Chancen und Risiken bio-technologischer Innovationen und die veränderbare "Natur" des Menschen.

Participants: Joos Aschenbrenner, Julian Brunner, Alexander Fillbrunn, Anne Hanebuth, Christopher Hassenrück, Sandra Hess, Philipp Keckeis, Anja Keller, Kim Leitner, Benjamin Madeja, Ann-Kathrin Ott, Holger Reiner, Julia Reuther, Nadine Sachs, Daniel Schniertshauer, Joana Thiel, Eduard Wiedenbeck, Patrick Winter, Sina Zboron

Transferable Skills

Good Scientific Practice, 9-10 November

Michael Gommel

Ethical principles and values of good scientific practice are important standards in the scientific system. Aims of the course “Good Scientific Practice” are to know and understand the basic rules and values of the responsible conduct of research and to recognize questionable scientific practice and misconduct. The participants are encouraged to speak with colleagues or with ombudspeople about mistakes and problems.

Learn to develop appropriate solutions for difficult situations in the process of science and learn how to act appropriately!

Contents in brief:

  • Definitions of good scientific practice and scientific misconduct
  • Data Management, authorship and the process of publication
  • Areas of science which are prone to conflict
  • Conflict Management and the role of ombudspeople and whistleblowers
  • Scientific Integrity vs. Compliance
  • Primary prevention of scientific misconduct

Course in cooperation with the Academic Staff Development (ASD).

Participants: Faiz Ahmad, Michele Felletti, Yogita Patil, Sina Richter, Anna Rist, Andreas Schlachtschneider, Sarah Wallrodt, Baohu Wu

Transferable Skills

Patents in Real Life, 20-21 July, Y 310

Gerhard Auer

This course will point out the strategic impact of patents in real life (university and industry). The participants will learn to identify chances and risks of patents and achieve competence in raising the really relevant questions in the field of patents. Basic knowledge and fundamentals of patent law are covered as far as required.

Objectives

  • Refreshing knowledge on patents (basic principles, patentability, filing process, and related issues)
  • What’s the purpose of a patent? (a question anything else than trivial!)
  • And how this purpose can get achieved?
  • Patent strategies
  • Why? - Why? - Why? - Oh, now I understand! - The tremendous role of the self-confident and competent „patent amateur“
  • Good claims - bad claims: Common faults and how to avoid them
  • Non-disclosure agreements and know-how protection
  • Patents as a valuable source of information
  • Exciting and promising career opportunities with relation to patents

Course offered in cooperation with the Graduate School Chemistry.

Participants: Misbha Du Din Ahmad, Lili Chu, Jan Fischer, Simon Geigges, Verena Goldbach, Eva Gwosch, Anne Hanebuth, Annika Hantusch, Benedikt Häusle, Sandra Heß, Philipp Keckeis, Jennifer Knaus, Grzegorz Kubik, Hannes Leicht, Benjamin Madeja, Michaela Prothiwa, Holger Reiner, Daniel Rösner, Nicole Schuster, David Szamosvari, Moritz Welter, Martin Wessig, Eduard Wiedenbeck, Sina Zboron, Meng Zheng

Transferable Skills

Good Scientific Practice, 8-9 July

Hans-Peter Eckle

Ethical principles and values of good scientific practice are important standards in the scientific system. Aims of the course “Good Scientific Practice” are to know and understand the basic rules and values of the responsible conduct of research and to recognize questionable scientific practice and misconduct. The participants are encouraged to speak with colleagues or with ombudspeople about mistakes and problems.

Learn to develop appropriate solutions for difficult situations in the process of science and learn how to act appropriately!

Contents in brief:

  • Definitions of good scientific practice and scientific misconduct
  • Data Management, authorship and the process of publication
  • Areas of science which are prone to conflict
  • Conflict Management and the role of ombudspeople and whistleblowers
  • Scientific Integrity vs. Compliance
  • Primary prevention of scientific misconduct

Course in cooperation with the Academic Staff Development (ASD).

Participants: Hassan Ahmed, Weichao Huang, Grzegorz Kubik, Sarah May, Jihad Titi, Guo Yuning

Transferable Skills

How to publish in peer-reviewed journals, 24-26 March, Y 310

Gunther Tress

This course provides a hands-on approach to writing a paper for an international peer-reviewed journal. It introduces you to all steps involved in successfully preparing, writing, editing, and submitting your paper. In numerous exercises, you draft individual sections of your manuscript, and you are given concrete advice on how to overcome the various hurdles involved in the writing and peer-review process. You receive answers to your individual questions and get clear instructions on how to complete and submit your manuscript after the course. For this course, participants should be in the process of preparing, writing or revising a manuscript to be submitted to an international peer-reviewed journal. A detailed course description is available at http://www.tress-tress.com/products/publishing/paper-writing-intensive.html .

Participants: Maren Bornemann, Julian Brunner, Mengdi Chen, Arthur Fischbach, Andreas Groß, Stefanie Herrmann, Alexander Klaiber, Alice Krebs, James Odendal, Yogita Patil, Tjaard de Roo, Judy Salzwedel

Management Course

Career Orientation and Application Training, 19-20 March, Y 310

Andreas Ploch

This workshop helps to find the personal motivation for the future career and shows different options, so called career paths. The first step is to find “the right company”, the second step is to get “the right job”. Important questions are: What exactly is my motivation? Where are my strengths and weaknesses? What “plan” do I have for my career? Following this, the two day job application training helps from the very first steps of an application process: How do I write a “good” application, a “good” CV? What is important in an interview session? What to do in an assessment-center? Online application tools and questionnaires are also subject of this course.

Participants: Naowras Al-Obaidi, Hanne Gerding, Benjamin Heck, Julia Laufer, Martin Möckel, Philipp Rohse, Tatjana Schneider, Alexander Timper, Cornelia Welte, Daniel Wieland

Management Course

Leadership for Future Leaders, 17-18 March, F 423

Andreas Ploch

This two day module provides a general insight into actual leadership tools. The theoretical aspects of leadership are combined with case studies. The course helps avoiding typical mistakes in leadership situations and gives you an overview on situations, instruments and personal factors to successfully lead co-workers. Your questions are highly appreciated and will enhance the course. The course is recommended in the second phase of your studies.

Participants: Naowras Al-Obaidi, Annette Buntz, Hanna Busch, Lisa Hölting, Alice Krebs, Philipp Rohse, Tatjana Schneider, Stefan Schütter, Timo Witt

Management Course

Presentation Skills, 12-13 March, Y 311

Rick Scavetta

Every scientist eventually faces the daunting task of presenting their research to an audience, an intimidating prospect for even the most experienced researchers. This two-day workshop empowers life scientists to present with confidence and to manage their fear of public speaking. To accomplish this, the workshop combines short practice talks with lessons in the three main topics - body language, slide construction and story-telling.

Participants learn how to:

  • Effectively use body language and visuals to get their message across.
  • Present scientific results clearly and persuasively as part of a story.
  • Manage their fear of public speaking.
  • Design visuals that communicate clear messages.
  • Deliver a memorable “take-home” message.

Participants: Julia Cattani, Franziska Doll, Annika Hantusch, Sandra Lange, Alexander Schober, Sarah Wallrodt, Moritz Welter, Lena Wurmthaler, Xiaohui Zhao

Transferable Skills

Data Visualisation, 9-10 March, Y 311

Rick Scavetta

This two-day workshop enables life scientists to effectively create figures based on quantitative data that add impact to their publications. The workshop is divided into two one-day modules: Principles and Applications. On the first day, the Principles module focuses on understanding the purpose of a figure, choosing the most appropriate plot type, and the science of perception. The first day is primarily concerned with the art of visual communication and integrates participants’ own examples into the teaching process. On the second day, the Applications module focuses on the practical implementation of the data visualisation principles discussed on the first day. This is done using the R statistical programming environment with the participants’ own data. http://www.science-craft.com/our-workshops/data-visualiation/data-visualiationpre-workshop-preparations/

Participants: Johannes Delp, Alexander Finke, Annika Hantusch, Katrin Leinweber, Yuanhao li, Ionut Onila, Julia Reuther, Kathrin Schmidt, Matthias Trautwein, Sarah Wallrodt, Peiwen Xiong, Sina Zboron

Transferable Skills

Ethics in Science, 5-6 March, E 403

Roberto Andorno

Why is ethics important in science? This two day seminar is intended to assist PhD students in developing a better understanding of the essential role of ethical behavior in the practice of scientific research; to provide a set of criteria for assessing ethical dilemmas; to facilitate a room for free discussion on cases of scientific misconduct (fabrication and falsification of data, image manipulation, plagiarism, conflicts of interest, authorship issues, etc.), and to offer an overview of existing guidelines.

Participants: Hannes Leicht, Nadja Rastetter, Valentina Millarte, Tjaard de Roo, Sarah Flade

Transferable Skills  

2014

Data Analysis, 18-19 September, Y 311

Rick Scavetta

This workshop will focus on data manipulation and biostatistics modelling using relevant examples from the life sciences. With over 5000 packages, R, an open-source cross-platform software tool, has quickly become a standard tool for data analysis in many scientific disciplines. Using plenty of hands-on exercises, you will learn about different data structures and functions in R, how to manage and ask specific questions of your data, and use the results of statistical tests. R-specific function for easy data manipulation (e.g. the plyr and reshape2 packages) and Reproducible Research will also be introduced. You should be comfortable with computing and be familiar with basic biostatistics. Participants are strongly encouraged to bring in their own data sets and computers for practical work.

Participants: Jonas Adrian, Annette Buntz, Annika Hantusch, Benedikt Häusele, Marius-Ionut Iurascu, Katrin Leinweber, Jan-Martin Nölle, Ionut Onila, Tamara Schuhmacher, Yong Shi, Matthias Trautwein, Cornelia Welte

Transferable Skills  

R is for Research - Data Analysis, 16-18 July, M 801/M 1001

Eric Goodwin

The popularity and capability of R is undeniable, and growing. Are you riding the wave? Do you need an R foundation course? With the fundamental skills under your belt, picking up the specific techniques for your analysis will be easy. This three day course will focus on general programming skills: formatting data for R, getting data into R, reformatting data in R, getting results out of R. The course will not cover specialised analyses or statistical techniques, but give you the skills to learn these as needed.

Please bring your own laptop.

Participants: Stefan Altaner, Heinke Bastek, Frederick Devadoss, Jorge Encinas, Benjamin Heck, Alexandra Heussner, Lisanne Luks, Marcia Maier, Giorgia Pallocca, Philipp Secker, Manuel Serif, Shiva Shams, Kerstin Tillmann, Sebastian Tischlik, Sonja Tischlik

Transferable Skills

Intercultural Communication, 9-10 April, Y 310

Alexia Petersen

Because of its great success, this practice- and applications-oriented workshop now takes place for the sixth time. It is designed to enable doctoral students to develop key skills in accurately identifying and dealing with typical scenarios in cross-cultural academic work interaction. Drawing on authentic complex case studies, it provides a balance of conceptual frame-working and structure to create step-by-step diagnostic tools to define culture-appropriate strategies. The workshop is highly recommended for both German and international students.

Participants: Johanna Bialas, Frederike Eggers, Hanne Gerding, Adil Görgülü, Violeta Ivanova, Julia Laufer, Katrin Leinweber, Ruslan Nedielkov, Jan Martin Nölle, Andreas Prestel, Christian Schmidt, Katharina Streichert

Transferable Skills  

Understanding Peer-Reviewed Publishing, 24 March, Y 310

Gunther Tress

This one day course provides an introduction to peer-reviewed publishing. If you have plans to write a paper for an international peer-reviewed journal but don't have a great deal of experience in publishing, this one-day course is ideal for you. You will learn how the peer-review system works and understand the most important aspects of preparing and writing a paper. After the course, you will be a more efficient writer and have greatly increased the chances of your manuscript being published. No publishing experience is required.

Participants: Joos Aschenbrenner, Julia Borbas, Frederike Eggers, Ann-Katrin Felux, Magdalena Ganz, Andreas Heim, Christoph Paone, Tatjana Schneider, Ricarda Schwab, Daniel Wieland, Sina Zboron, Meng Zheng

Management Course  

Career Orientation and Application Training, 20-21 March, Y 310

Andreas Ploch

This workshop helps to find the personal motivation for the future career and shows different options, so called career paths. The first step is to find “the right company”, the second step is to get “the right job”. Important questions are: What exactly is my motivation? Where are my strengths and weaknesses? What “plan” do I have for my career? Following this, the two day job application training helps from the very first steps of an application process: How do I write a “good” application, a “good” CV? What is important in an interview session? What to do in an assessment-center? Online application tools and questionnaires are also subject of this course.

Participants: Joachim Braun, Anette Brockmann, Johannes Drexler, Andreas Heim, Eugenia Hoffmann, Lisa Hölting,  Ricarda Schwab, Katharina Streichert, Janina Watzdorf

Management Course

Leadership for Future Leaders, 18-19 March, Y 310

Andreas Ploch

This two day module provides a general insight into actual leadership tools. The theoretical aspects of leadership are combined with case studies. The course helps avoiding typical mistakes in leadership situations and gives you an overview on situations, instruments and personal factors to successfully lead co-workers. Your questions are highly appreciated and will enhance the course. The course is recommended in the second phase of your studies.

Participants: Joachim Braun, Frederike Eggers, Sarah Flade, Marius Ionut Iurascu, Grzegorz Kubik, Martin Möckel, Andreas Prestel, Moritz Schmidt, Richard Schregle

Management Course  

Scientific Presenting, 13-14 February, Y 310/F 424

Millie Baker

If you would like to learn how to give successful presentations in English, this workshop is for you! A central theme is revising basic techniques of presenting, and strengthening the awareness of how we “come across” to our audience. Practical exercises and peer reviews will help to improve academic language. This lively and dynamic workshop is highly appreciated by PhD students in the first phase of their studies.

Participants: Annette Buntz, Yanhao Feng, Kim Leitner, Beata Rymarczyk, Johanna Scheck, Stefan Schütter, Ricarda Schwab, Manuel Serif, Stefan Wolf, Sina Zboron

Transferable Skills

Project Management for Industry, 25-26 February, Y311 + 12-13 March, F427

Karen Dittmann

In companies with a developed project culture, knowledge and experience of project management methods is essential. This project management training makes you familiar with professional project management in research. It demonstrates how to run a scientific project in industry or a research institution, and shows the initial steps how to become project manager and project leader. After all, the training offers the possibility to get a certificate executed by the GPM (member of the International Project Management Association IPMA).

Participants: Anette Brockmann, Nina Dierdorf, Adil Görgülü, Katharina Henke, Isabelle Holder, Violeta Ivanova, Grzegorz Kubik, Christoph Paone, Stefan Schütter, George Thomas, Alexander Timper, Michael Weiss

Management Course

2013

Intercultural Communication, 1-2 August, Y 310

Alexia Petersen

Because of its great success, this practice- and applications-oriented workshop now takes place for the fifth time. It is designed to enable doctoral students to develop key skills in accurately identifying and dealing with typical scenarios in cross-cultural academic work interaction. Drawing on authentic complex case studies, it provides a balance of conceptual frame-working and structure to create step-by-step diagnostic tools to define culture-appropriate strategies. The workshop is highly recommended for both German and international PhD students.

Participants: Jennifer Baur, Julia Borbas, Valerie Herrmann, Eugenia Hoffmann, Benedikt Klauser, Juliane Leutzow, Verena Schart, Richard Schregle, Ricarda Schwab, Anne-Katrin Späte, Janina Watzdorf, Daniel Wieland, Ivan Zemskov

Transferable Skills

Scientific Presenting, 11-12 April, Y 310

Millie Baker

If you would like to learn how to give successful presentations in English, this workshop is for you! A central theme is revising basic techniques of presenting, and strengthening our awareness of how we “come across” to our audience. Practical exercises and peer reviews will help to improve academic language. This lively and dynamic workshop is highly appreciated by PhD students.

Participants: Karin Betz, Johannes Drexler, Ann-Katrin Felux, Gyrel Herrmann, Catharina Huber, Ulrike Mogg, Janosch Sedlacek, Tobias Strittmatter, Elisabeth Stürner, Tetyana Yushchenko

Transferable Skills  

Ethics in Science, 26-27 March, F 427

Roberto Andorno

Why is ethics important in science? This two day seminar is intended to assist PhD students in developing a better understanding of the essential role of ethical behavior in the practice of scientific research; to provide a set of criteria for assessing ethical dilemmas; to facilitate a room for free discussion on cases of scientific misconduct (fabrication and falsification of data, image manipulation, plagiarism, conflicts of interest, authorship issues, etc.), and to offer an overview of existing guidelines.

Participants: Kevin Bernhard, Karin Betz, Ann-Kathrin Feldmann, Anne Hanebuth, Valerie Herrmann, Peter Hingsamer, Violeta Ivanova, Kathrin Lindner, Zheng Liu

Transferable Skills

Career Orientation and Application Training, 21-22 March, F 429

Andreas Ploch

This workshop helps to find the personal motivation for the future career and shows different options, so called career paths. The first step is to find "the right company", the second step is to get "the right job". Important questions are: What exactly is my motivation? Where are my strenghts and weaknesses? What "plan" do I have for my career? This step is followed by a one day job application training: How do I write a "good" application, a "good" CV? What is important in an interview session? What to do in an assessment-center? Online application tools and questionnaires are also subject of this course.

Participants: Nina Balmer, Gyrel Herrmann, Katrin Leinweber, Juliane Leutzow, Dana Pagliarini, Manuala Perthold, Valentina Spinnenhirn, Elisabeth Stürner, Myriam Trausch, Ulrich Tritschler, Annemarie Weber

Management Course

Leadership for Future Leaders, 19-20 March, F 429

Andreas Ploch

This two day module provides a general insight into actual leadership tools. The theoretical aspects of leadership are combined with case studies. The course helps avoiding typical mistakes in leadership situations and gives an overview on situations, instruments and personal factors to successfully lead co-workers. Discussions with and questions from participants around leadership and their experiences will enhance the course.

Participants: Nina Balmer, Ann-Kathrin Feldmann, Anne Hanebuth, Benedikt Klauser, Katrin Leinweber, Lisa Locher, Dana Pagliarini, Benjamin Scheinhardt, Myriam Trausch, Ulrich Tritschler, Evelyn Wuttke

Management Course

2012

Intercultural Communication, 22-23 August, Y 310

Alexia Petersen

This practice- and applications-oriented workshop is designed to enable doctoral students to develop key skills in accurately identifying and dealing with typical scenarios in cross-cultural academic work interaction. Drawing on authentic complex case studies, it provides a balance of conceptual frame-working and structure to create step-by-step diagnostic tools to define culture-appropriate strategies. The workshop is highly recommended for both German and international PhD students.

Participants: Claudia Cozma, Johannes Drexler, Sarah Engel, Maria Helminger, Nikola Hülsbusch, Lisa Locher, Ashit Rao, Judy Salzwedel, Ulrich Tritschler, David Witte

Transferable Skills

Start-up / Spin-off, 23+25 July, Technologiezentrum and University of Konstanz

You are working on your PhD project. The results are highly interesting for your colleagues and peers. But have you ever thought of making them the base for your own company and become an enrepreneur? If you are interested in learning how to put such an idea into reality, this course is for you. It provides concrete help and advice on plans to establish spin-off companies and in settling the conditions for financing. Moreover, case studies of successful spin-off companies will be presented. The course combines a one day workshop with the one day conference "Uni meets Pharma" whereof the participation is mandatory.

Participants from Konstanz University: Konrad Bergen, Alexander Bürkle, Fredrick Robin Devadoss, Christian Dietz, Bastian Holzberger, Martin Horn, Marius Iurascu, Masoud Farhadi Khouzani, Christine Ruff, Diana Schmidt-Pfister, Matthias Erhardt

Management Course 

Job Application Training, 23 March, M 630

Andreas Ploch

How to write a winning application? What is important in an interview session? What to do in an assessment-centre? These questions are in the focus of this training. The job application training helps from the very first steps of an application to the right behaviour in an assessment-centre. Practical exercises out of an assessment-centre are also included as well as time for personal questions of the participants.

Participants: Franziska Dierolf, Magdalena Grzywa, Olga Gutierrez, Norman Hardt, Dominik Pöltl, Marta Robotta, Anna-Lena Steck, Tobias Strittmatter, Matthias Weng, Sebastian Wierer

Transferable Skills

Leadership for Future Leaders, 21-22 March, Y 310

Andreas Ploch

This one day module provides a general insight into actual leadership tools. The theoretical aspects of leadership are combined with case studies. The course helps avoiding typical mistakes in leadership situations and gives an overview on situations, instruments and personal factors to successfully lead co-workers. Discussions with and questions from participants around leadership and their experiences will enhance the course.

Participants: Jennifer Baur, Matthias Erhardt, Olga Gutierrez, Norman Hardt, Christoph Jung, Andreas Picker, Matthias Rank, Judy Salzwedel, Tobias Strittmatter, Alexandra Tchernook

Management Course

Project Management for Industry / IPMA Basic Certification, 8-9 February + 6-7 March, Y 310/V 837

Karen Dittmann

This project management training makes PhD students familiar with professional project management in research. It demonstrates how to run a scientific project in industry or a research institution, and shows the initial steps how to become project manager and project leader. After all, the training offers the possibility to get a certificate executed by GPM (member of IPMA - International Project Management Association).

Participants: Jennifer Baur, Martin Benzler, Joachim Braun, Erica Cirri, Joannes Drexler, Matthias Drum, Magdalena Grzywa, Benedikt Klauser, Madalina Maftei, Adrian Moise, Martin Möckel, Dominik Pöltl, Charlotte Rehm, Nina Stiegler, Matthias Weng, Fan Xiong

Management Course

Scientific Presenting, 1-2 February, V 1002

Millie Baker

If you would like to learn how to give successful presentations in English, this workshop is for you! A central theme is revising basic techniques of presenting, and strengthening our awareness of how we "come across" to our audience. Practical exercises and peer reviews will help to improve academic language. This lively and dynamic workshop is highly appreciated by PhD students.

Participants: Franziska Dierolf, Mailin Hamm, Lisa Hölting, Sabine Lehmann, Juliane Leutzow, Judy Salzwedel, Tatjana Schneider, Michael Weiß, Tetyana Yushchenko, Tiankun Zhao

Transferable Skills

2011

PhD - and then? Successful Start in Science, 20-21 October, Y 310

Wilma Simoleit

Starting in science there exist a great variety of career possibilities nationally and internationally: at universities, research institutions, administrations and political organizations up to a career in industry or as entrepreneur. Which way to go? How can I develop my career goal oriented? Which strategies can I use? How can I utilize my scientific results economically? The participants get an overview about national and international career possibilities. They gain insights into the basics of patent utilization, licences, funding possibilities, and the start of an entrepreneurship aside the academic career or full time.

Participants: Martin Dauner, Fredrick Robin Devadoss, Julia Häfner, Benjamin Heck, Madalina Maftei, Andrea Niederwieser, George Thomas, Torben Seitz, Juliana Susnea

Management course

Project Management for PhD students, 28-29 September, Y 310

Karen Dittmann

Project management will help Ph.D. students to structure and plan their doctoral thesis. It will support them in controlling the progress of their work, managing risks and creating highly valuable results at the end. In this course you will learn about the basic ideas and processes of project management and how to apply them to your own thesis. You will be able to structure and control your work, thus producing a successful outcome of the whole scientific process. The two day seminar is followed by a one day guidance session (approx. 5 months later).

Participants: Claudia Cozma, Fredrick Robin Devadoss, Franziska Dierolf, Benjamin Heck, Marius Iurascu, Andrea Kniepert, Franziska Mortensen, Jan Martin Nölle, Valentina Spinnenhirn

Management course

Intercultural Communication, 10-11 August, Y 310

Alexia Petersen

This practice- and applications-oriented workshop addresses a problem often underestimated in scientific education: how to combine a conceptual understanding of the impact of key cultural issues on scientists' approach to discussing the facts, defining and solving problems, and providing leadership and supervision in the international workplace, with concrete skills training.

Participants: Anette Brockmann, Franziska Dierolf, Jamsad Mannuthodikayil, Andrea Niederwieser, Gabriela Paraschiv, Torben Seitz, Stefan Slamnoiu, Iuliana Susnea, Camelia Vlad, Michael Weiss, Evelyn Wuttke

Transferable Skills

Leadership for Future Leaders, 25 March, Y 310

Andreas Ploch

Whether you are aiming at a career in academia or industry this one day module is for you. It provides a general insight into actual leadership tools. The theoretical aspects of leadership are combined with case studies. The course helps avoiding typical mistakes in leadership situations and gives an overview on situations, instruments and personal factors to successfully lead co-workers. Discussions with and questions from participants around leadership and their experiences will enhance the course.

Participants: Bojana Damnjanovic, Silvia Eger, Martin Horn, Zarko Kulic, Philipp Kügler, Jamsad Mannuthodik, Dominik Pöltl, Stelle Ryu, Stefan Slamnoiu, Magdalena Sroka, George Thomas, Camelia Vlad

Management course

Job Application Training, 24 March, Y 310

Andreas Ploch

How to write a winning application? What is important in an interview session? What to do in an assessment-centre? The one day job application training helps from the very first steps of an application to the right behaviour in an assessment-centre. These questions are in the focus of this training. Practical exercises out of an assessment-centre are also included as well as feedback and time for personal questions of the participants.

Participants: Erica Cirri, Silvia Eger, Matthias Erhardt, Martin Horn, Philipp Kügler, Madalina Maftei, Jutta Mayer, Stefan Slamnoiu, Camelia Vlad, Kathrin Weidele, Thomas Wesch, Bastian Zimmer

Transferable skills

Academic Small Talk & Networking, 14-15 March, Y 310

Millie Baker

Whether at conferences, job interviews, departmental events, hosting guest academics or simply during everyday life at university, being able to socialize and network in English are increasingly useful skills. They can help you form future work partnerships, be accepted into specific academic communities, and even be instrumental in obtaining the job you want. This 2 day seminar will provide the opportunity for young academics to develop an awareness of their 'academic identity', whilst practicing the skills and language of English small talk and networking.

Participants: Martin Dauner, Ji Hyoun Kang, Malva Kemnitz, Jutta Kleinteich, Chen Lin, Jamsad Mannuthodikayil, Anne-Marie Lüchtenborg, Tereza Manousaki, Alexander Popp, Manuela Schwärzler

Transferable skills

Scientific Presenting, 10-11 March, Y 310

Millie Baker

If you would like to learn how to give successful presentations in English, this workshop is for you! A central theme is revising basic techniques of presenting, and strengthening our awareness of how we "come across" to our audience. Practical exercises and peer reviews will help to improve academic language.

Participants: Nina Blatter, Joachim Braun, Holger Bußkamp, Erica Cirri, Bojana Damnjanovic, Nina Dierdorf, Matthias Drum, Matthias Erhardt, Stephan Hacker, Andrea Kniepert

Transferable skills

2010

Extramural Funding in Science, 25-26 October, V 901

Dr. Wilma Simoleit

How can I finance my ideas and myself in science by extramural funding? How do I find the right funding program? How do I write a success promising proposal? This workshop gives guidelines to move strategically and effectively within the network of research and funding possibilities.The participants will get an overview about the structures, objectives and funding possibilities of the most important German research funding institutions as well as private and partially governmental foundations.

Participants: Martin Benzler, Liudmilla Efremova, Sonja Gieseking, Anja Holtz, Jamsad Mannuthodikayil, Charlotte Rehm, Isabelle Seemann, Annemarie Weber

Transferable Skills

Academic Small Talk and Networking, 2-3 September, Y 310

Millie Baker

Whether at conferences, job interviews, departmental events, hosting guest academics or simply during everyday life at university, being able to socialize and network in English are increasingly useful skills. They can help you form future work partnerships, be accepted into specific academic communities, and even be instrumental in obtaining the job you want. This 2 day seminar will provide the opportunity for young academics to develop an awareness of their 'academic identity', whilst practicing the skills and language of English small talk and networking.

Participants from KoRS-CB: Fredrick Devadoss, Olga Gutierrez, Janina Horst, Andrea Kniepert, Magdalena Sroka In cooperation with the Academic Staff Development.

Transferable Skills

Intercultural Communication, 11-12 August, Y 310

Alexia Petersen

This practice- and applications-oriented workshop addresses a problem often underestimated in scientific education: how to combine a conceptual understanding of the impact of key cultural issues on scientists' approach to discussing the facts, defining and solving problems, and providing leadership and supervision in the international workplace, with concrete skills training.

Participants: Mykhailo Azarkh, Nina Blatter, Joachim Braun, Stefanie Bürger, Matthias Drum, Olga Gutierrez, Bastian Holzberger, Charlotte Rehm, Benjamin Scheinhardt, Vanessa Siegmund, Tobias Strittmatter

Transferable Skills

Career Development in Science, 30-31 March, Y 310

Dr. Wilma Simoleit

How can I benefit from my scientific ideas? How can I develop my career starting in science? How can I exploit my research? The participants get an overview about national and international careers at Universities and Non-University institutions. Moreover, they gain insights into the basics of patent utilization.

Participants: Martin Benzler, Janina Horst, Yulia Ilina, Natalia Kopylova, Dominik Poeltl, Diana Scholz, Maike Voges

Transferable Skills

Project Management in Biotechnological Industries, 23 January, V 901

Dr. Christian Grote-Westrick

Working in pharmaceutical industries represents a desirable target for many scientific graduates. This workshop mediates basic and advanced data considered as essential for getting started in biotech industries.

Participants: Fredrick Devadoss, Miriam Koch, Jutta Mayer, Ricarda Miller, Dominik Pöltl, Steffen Preissler, Annika Scior, Anna-Lena Steck

Management Course

Academic Presenting - Scientific Writing 7-8 and 11-12 January 2010, Y 310

Millie Baker

If you would like to learn how to give successful presentations in English, this workshop is for you! A central theme is revising basic techniques of presenting, and strengthening our awareness of how we "come across" to our audience. Practical exercises and peer reviews will help to improve academic language.

Participants: Alexander Buntru, Jonathan Gisin, Norman Hardt, Martin Horn, Janina Horst, Johanna Kastl, Tereza Manousaki, Rita Martello, Diana Scholz, Maike Voges

Transferable Skills

2009

Academic Communication Training, 2-5 November, V 901

Millie Baker

Participants from KoRS-CB: Armin Benz, Jennifer Ignatius, Jutta Mayer, Ricarda Miller, Annika Scior, Markus Wieland In cooperation with the Academic Staff Development.

Transferable Skills

How to Write a Successful Proposal, 20 July, V 901

Dr. Wilma Simoleit

Learn how to write a success promising proposal for extramural funding

Participants from KoRS-CB: Puneet Juneja, Miriam Koch, Steffen Preissler, Magdalena Sroka In cooperation with the Academic Staff Development.

Transferable Skills

Intercultural Communication, 13-14 July, Y 310

Alexia Petersen

The impact of cultural differences on typical cross-cultural communication behaviourTransferring a conceptual understanding of cultural differences into effective intercultural communication skills

Participants: Martin Dauner, Sonja Gieseking, Anja Meißner, Ricarda Miller, Oliver Popp, Magdalena Sroka, Anna-Lena Steck, Kathrin Weidele, Miriam Windler

Transferable Skills

Extramural Funding and Career Development, 27 April, 25 May, 22 June, Y 310

Dr. Wilma Simoleit

  • The Landscape of Funding and Research Institutions in Germany (27 April)
  • Writing a Success Promising Proposal for Extramural Funding (25 May)
  • Effective Career Development for Young Scientists (22 June)

Participants: Oliver Popp, Miriam Koch, Steffen Preissler, Camelia Vlad, Stella Ryu, Wenchang Zhou, Madalena Sroka, Thomas Wesch, Anja Meißner, Puneet Juneja, Steffen Lang, Khalid Kalim, Christian Jüngst, Norman Hardt

Transferable Skills

Academic Presenting, 22-23 January, V 403

Millie Baker

Participants from KoRS-CB: Myriam Trausch a.o. In cooperation with the Academic Staff Development.

Transferable Skills

Academic Communication Training, 12-13 and 15-16 January, Y 310

Millie Baker

Scientific writing: Practical exercises and peer reviews to improve academic English

Academic presenting: Developing a critical awareness of presentation techniques in order to optimize personal style

Participants: Sonja Gieseking, Samra Barbara Obeid, Dana Pagliarini, Anna-Lena Steck, Magdalena Sroka, Michael Thoma, Thomas Wesch, Camelia Vlad, Wenchang Zhou

Transferable Skills