Transferable Skills Seminars

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Seminars in Transferable Skills (co-)organised by the Doctoral Schools

Subject / Course Title
Doctoral School (DS)

Academic Year 2021-2022/Dates (*rec. = recurring each semester)

Cluster Organiser

Advanced Academic English Writing Skills

Arts, Humanities and Law

6 October to 15 December 2021

17 February to 5 May 2022

(*rec.)

Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT
Social and Behavioural Sciences

7 October to 23 December 2021

15 February to 3 May 2022

(*rec.)

Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT
(Bioscience) Engineering

5 October to 14 December 2021 or 7 October to 23 December 2021

14 February to 9 May 2022

(*rec.)

Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT
Natural Sciences

16 February to 4 May 2022

(*rec.)

Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT
Life Sciences and Medicine

4 October to 12 December 2021

16 February to 4 May 2022

(*rec.)

Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT

Advanced Academic English Conference Skills

all DS

12 October to 21 December 2021

14 February to 9 May 2022 (ONLINE)

15 February to 3 May 2022 (ON CAMPUS)

(*rec.)

Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT

Presentation Skills

all DS

7 to 28 October or 16 November to 7 December 2021

23 March to 27 April 2022 (ONLINE)

12 May to 9 June 2022 (ON CAMPUS)

(*rec.)

Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT

English Proficiency for Presentations

  

all DS

19 november to 10 December 2021 (ONLINE)

8 to 29 March 2022 (ON CAMPUS)

(*rec.)

Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT

Effective Slides

all DS

9 and 16 November 2021

2 and 9 December 2021

21 and 28 April 2022

6 and 13 May 2022

(*rec.)

Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT

Academic Posters

  

all DS

9 and 16 December 2021 (ONLINE)

24 and 31 March 2022 (ONLINE)

13 and 20 May 2022 (ON CAMPUS)

(*rec.)

Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT
How to get published all DS

Oct-Nov 2021

February - April - May 2022

(*rec.)

Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Dr. Anton Froeyman
Writing for non-specialists and press all DS 2 + 3 + 10 December 2021 (am) Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Ann De Ron

Science Figured Out

all DS 2022 to be announced (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral Schools & The Floor is Yours

Effective Scientific Communication

all DS Oct-Nov 2021 Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Principiae (Jl Doumont)

Writing Academic Papers

NS, LSM & BSE 27 Sept - 22 Dec 2021 Communication skills Dr. Danny Haelewaters & Doctoral Schools

Scientific Presentation Skills

all DS

2 + 21 December 2021

20+27 April 2022

Communication skills Doctoral Schools & The Works!

Writer Development Course

all DS 31 January & 1 February 2022 + 28 February 2022 Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Dr. Sarah Haas

Creating Sustainable Writing Groups

all DS 2022 to be announced Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Dr. Sarah Haas

Turning research data into powerful visuals

all DS 3 + 10 + 17 February 2022 Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Baryon Design

Show, don't tell: creating visuals about your research

all DS 19 + 26 April 2022 Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Baryon Design

Writing abstracts

all DS 5 May 2022 Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Josie Dixon

Impact and Research Communication Skills

all DS 6 May 2022 Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Josie Dixon

How to deal with media and journalists as a researcher

all DS 31 January + 7 February 2022 Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Ann De Ron

Intercultural communication: Meet people, not cultures & practice communication styles

all DS 14 + 21 March 2022 Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Ann De Ron

Popular scientific writing: reach readers outside of academic walls

all DS 5 + 12 May 2022 Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Ann De Ron

Intercultural competences: navigating foreign academic cultures

all DS 3 June 2022 Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Ann De Ron

Communication Skills basic + follow-up Modules Conflict management + Negotiation skills 

all DS

Sept-Dec 2021

March-June 2022

(*rec.)

Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & True Colours
Meeting skills all DS

25 February 2022

19 April 2022

Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & The Works!

Personal effectiveness 2021

all DS

October-November-December 2021

(*rec.)

Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & Tom Jacobs

Personal effectiveness 2022

all DS

January-March-May-June 2022

(*rec.)

Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & Jamie McDonald

Handling your fear of failure

all DS 2 + 10 December 2021 Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & Trustpunt

Female Brain Power

all DS 13 + 14 December 2021 Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & Dr. Karolien Notebaert

Leadership Foundation Course

all DS

September - October - December 2021

(*rec.)

Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & Dan Steer

Grow to lead

all DS

February - March 2022

March - May 2022

(*rec) 

Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & Grow2Excel

Grow your personal brand

all DS

5 May 2022

Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & Grow2Excel

Grow your network with purpose

all DS

6 + 11 May 2022

Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & Grow2Excel

Stress and resilience for researchers

all DS     9 May + 7 June 2022 Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & HR Learning and Development Unit of KU L

From PhD to SME 2022: a 1-year leadership programme developed by VOKA 

all DS From Feb 2022 to Nov 2022   
Communication skills + Leadership & Personal efficiency + Career management Doctoral Schools & VOKA

An introduction to Engaged Learning for PhD students

all DS

To be announced

Research & Valorization Ghent University, Department of Criminology, Criminal Law and Social Law
Digital Identity and Networking

all DS

To be announced

Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Adoc Talent management

H-Impact (counts as specialist course + 1 transferable skills seminar)

all DS

To be announced

Research & Valorization DOWA - Educational Quality assurance office - Department: DO! – Durf Ondernemen

GDPR in research 

all DS To be announced Research & Valorization Ghent University, Department of Adm Aff – Data Protection
Fostering Responsible Conduct of Research all DS Course is being redesigned, no sessions planned for the time being Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools

Expedition DO! (counts as specialist course + 1 transferable skills seminar)

all DS

From March 2021 to October 2021

Research & Valorization DOWA - Educational Quality assurance office - Department: DO! – Durf Ondernemen
Research Data management: a practical course (Bioscience) Engineering and Natural Sciences

13 (pm) + 14 (am) October 2021

(*rec.)

Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Data Stewards UGent
Life Sciences & Medicine

8 (pm) + 9 (am) November 2021

(*rec.)

Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Data Stewards UGent
Arts, Humanities & Law and Social & Behavioural Sciences

6 (pm) + 7 (am) December 2021

(*rec.)

Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Data Stewards UGent

Speed Reading

all DS

Oct-Nov 2021

Feb & May 2022

(*rec.)

Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Bernard Lernout

Effective Graphical Displays

all DS Nov-Dec 2021 Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Principiae (Jl Doumont)

PhD Innovation Café 2021

all DS

To be announced

Career management Doctoral Schools and Ghent University PhD Community, Voka Oost-Vlaanderen, DO!

What does it mean to be researcher in the 21st century academia (edition 2022)

all DS To be announced Career management Ghent University, Faculty of Arts & Philosophy, UA & VUB

Project management 2021

all DS

October - November - December 2021

(*rec.)

Career management Doctoral Schools & Tom Jacobs

FWO Postdoc Grant Writing Course

all DS October or November, one course/DS Career management Doctoral Schools & Julia Staykova (Scriptorium)

Working with nerves and developing assertiveness

all DS

25 + 26 November 2021

(*rec.)

Career management Doctoral Schools & Jamie McDonald (UK)

Grow your future career

all DS

30 November + 1 + 7 December 2021

(*rec.)

Career management Doctoral Schools & Grow2Excel

Applying for a post-PhD job 

all DS

Nov 2021 (ONLINE)

May 2022 (ON CAMPUS)

June 2022 (ONLINE)

(*rec.)

Career management Doctoral Schools & UCT

Your career after your PhD

all DS 13 December 2021 Career management Doctoral Schools & Els Deboutte (Make me Fly!)

Project management 2022

all DS

January - June 2022

(*rec)

Career management Doctoral Schools & True Colours

Bounce! Working with confidence, slip-ups, stress and resilience

all DS

15+16+17+18 February 2022 (ONLINE)

22+23 March 2022 (ON CAMPUS)

(*rec)

Career management Doctoral Schools & Jamie McDonald (UK)

From the definition of a realistic career plan to an effective job search strategy

all DS 17+18+25 February 2022 Career management Doctoral Schools & Adoc Talent management

Creative thinking 

all DS

14+15+16+21 March 2022 (AM - ONLINE)

17+18 May 2022 (ON-CAMPUS)

(*rec)

Career management Doctoral Schools & Jamie McDonald (UK)

Selection of other courses

PhD students who want to include one of the courses listed below or any other course in their Doctoral Training Programme are required to submit an application for recognition.

Subject/Course title Academic Year/Dates Organiser Registration Cluster
M1: Getting started with R software for data analysis October 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2021, 5.30 pm (with reservation) IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

M6: Leverage your R skills: data wrangling & plotting with tidyverse

January 25 and 27, 2022, 1.30 pm IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

M9: Getting started with NVivo for Qualitative Data Analysis

February 10, 2022, 9 am IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

M10: Dynamic report generation with R markdown

February 11, 2022, from 9 am IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

M13: Upgrade your Python skills: data wrangling & plotting

March 7, 10, 14, 17 and 24, 2022, 5.30 pm IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

M15: Mastering R skills: selected topics for successful promgramming

April 4, 7, 11 and 14, 2022, 5.30 pm IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

M17: building interactive apps with Shiny© in R

April 19 and 26, May 3, 10 and 17, 2022, 5.30 pm IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

Knowledge for Growth edition 2021

for PhD members of Life Sciences & Med, (Bioscience)Engineering and Natural Sciences

27-29 September 2021

Flanders Bio

Organiser

Career management
Knowledge Transfer skills for Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts 2021-2022 Ghent University, Technology Transfer Organiser Research & Valorization
Introduction to Technology Transfer skills 2021-2022 Ghent University, Technology Transfer Organiser Research & Valorization
Co-supervise a challenge-based, interdisciplinary ENLIGHT course 2021-2022 UGent, ENLIGHT Organiser Research & Valorization
Dare to Venture 2021-2022 Ghent University OASIS course code E076460 Leadership & Personal efficiency
Dare to Start 2021-2022 Ghent University OASIS course code E076470 Career management
Online Onderwijstraject voor Assistenten (in Dutch) 2021-2022 Office for Educational Quality Control Search for the course title in the UTOP course catalogue. Career management
Seminaries Onderwijskunde (in Dutch) 2021-2022 UGent, HoGent, Arteveldehogeschool, Howest Organiser Career management (attend at least 3 seminars; note that the annual Onderwijsdag also counts as a seminar)

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