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February 2024

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Wednesday, 14. February 2024 — Thursday, 15. February 2024

Postdoc-Workshop: How to advance your research career and get funded

This workshop helps early career researchers to assess their current position, align career aspirations with longer-term research goals and develop a road map for achieving them in the individual setting. Practice scenarios provide guidance on how to exploit funding opportunities effectively to build resources and capabilities for further career and research advancement.

Target group: Postdocs of all research fields of the UA Ruhr universities

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Thursday, 15. February 2024

Junior Faculty: Schriftliche Bewerbungen auf Professuren - die wichtigsten Überlegungen (Online-Kurzworkshop)

Die schriftliche Bewerbung auf Junior-, Tenure-Track- und Lebenszeitprofessuren ist eine Herausforderung. Ein besonderes Problem besteht darin, dass Bewerber*innen unterschätzen, wie schlecht Berufungskommissionen mitunter ihre Bewerbung verstehen. 

Target group: Junior Faculty der UA Ruhr-Universitäten (Juniorprofessor*innen, Nachwuchsgruppenleiter*innen, Habilitand*innen)

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Monday, 19. February 2024

Postdoc-Workshop: Successful Grant Writing - Module 1: What is your “Why” and your “What” (online | for Postdocs from all research areas)

The workshop helps early career researchers to learn how to communicate their own research by identifiying the key message an to adapt to their audiences. It also offers tools to turn research into a fascinating story. 

Target group: Postdocs of all research areas of the UA Ruhr Universities

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Tuesday, 20. February 2024

Postdoc-Workshop: Successful Grant Writing - Module 2: Project management and research environment (online | for Postdocs from all research areas)

The workshop will focus on essential project management tools. Besides, participants will discuss how to construct budgets and gain insights into leveraging a professional network and collaborations to enhance research proposals.

Target group: Postdocs of all research areas of the UA Ruhr Universities

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Wednesday, 21. February 2024

Postdoc-Workshop: Successful Grant Writing - Module 3: How to present yourself (online | for Postdocs in the Humanities and Social Sciences)

The workshop helps early career researchers to craft a professional and effective executive summary, enhancing theimportant first impression of their grant applications. Besides, it will look into the structure of the most common funding programs as well as into the visualization of data and numbers. ATTENTION: This workshop is for Postdocs in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Target group: Postdocs in the Humanities and Social Sciences of the UA Ruhr Universities

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Wednesday, 21. February 2024

Postdoc-Workshop: Successful Grant Writing - Module 3: How to present yourself (online | for Postdocs in the Natural and Engineering Sciences)

The workshop helps early career researchers to craft a professional and effective executive summary, enhancing theimportant first impression of their grant applications. Besides, it will look into the structure of the most common funding programs as well as into the visualization of data and numbers.  ATTENTION: This workshop is for Postdocs in the Natural and Engineering Sciences

Target group: Postdocs in the Natural and Engineering Sciences of the UA Ruhr Universities

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Thursday, 22. February 2024

Postdoc-Workshop: Successful Grant Writing - Module 4: AI for Grant Writing (online | for Postdocs from all research fields)

AI-based tools enable researchers to work more efficiently and effectively. However, it is important for researchers to use these tools judiciously and with an understanding of their limitations and considering the policies of the funding agencies.

Target group: Postdocs from all research fields of the UA Ruhr Universities

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Thursday, 29. February 2024

Postdoc-Workshop: Lieber ausgefuchst als ausgeliefert! Positionierung in unausgewogenen Machtverhältnissen

Es wird meist nicht offen darüber gesprochen, doch steht sie in hierarchischen Organisationen immer mit im Raum: die Machtfrage. Daraus ergibt sich die im Workshop behandelte Frage: Wie platziere ich mich wirkungsvoll, auch und gerade, wenn ich mich in ein einer wenig machtvollen Position erlebe?

Target group: Postdocs of all research fields of the UA Ruhr universities

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