Transferable Skills Seminars

New dates courses University Language Centre (UCT) - see below.

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 Competencies as defined in the competency matrix for PhD students*

Advanced Academic English Writing Skills

Arts, Humanities and Law

To be announced

(*rec.)

Communication skills Communication (IS)
Social and Behavioural Sciences

To be announced

(*rec.)

Communication skills Communication (IS)
(Bioscience) Engineering

To be announced

(*rec.)

Communication skills Communication (IS)
Natural Sciences

To be announced

(*rec.)

Communication skills Communication (IS)
Life Sciences and Medicine

To be announced

(*rec.)

Communication skills Communication (IS)

Advanced Academic English Conference Skills

all DS

To be announced

(*rec.)

Communication skills Communication, Teamwork, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Presentation Skills

all DS

12 May to 9 June 2022 (ON CAMPUS)

(*rec.)

Communication skills

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

English Proficiency for Presentations

  

all DS

To be announced

(*rec.)

Communication skills Communication (IS)

Effective Slides

all DS

To be announced

(*rec.)

Communication skills Communication (IS)

Academic Posters

  

all DS

13 and 20 May 2022 (ON CAMPUS)

(*rec.)

Communication skills Communication (IS)

Science Figured Out

all DS To be announced Communication skills Communication (IS)

Writing Academic Papers

NS, LSM & BSE To be announced Communication skills

Communication (IS)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

How to get published all DS

To be announced

(*rec.)

Communication skills

Communication (IS)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

Turning research data into powerful visuals

all DS To be announced Communication skills Communication (IS)

Developing and Refining Academic Research Writing (on themes of Conflict, Rights and Justice)

AHL & SBS 15 + 16 February & 16 March + 19 April + 11 May + 7 June 2022 Communication skills

Communication (IS)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

Writer Development Course

all DS 19 + 20 May 2022 & 23 June 2022 Communication skills

Personal Effectiveness (PL)

Communication (IS)

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

all DS To be announced Communication skills Communication (IS)

Scientific Presentation Skills

all DS

To be announced

Communication skills Communication, Teamwork (IS)

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

all DS 9 + 16 November 2022 Communication skills Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Popular scientific writing: reach readers outside of academic walls

(Previously know as 'Science Communication: writing for non-specialists and press')

all DS To be announced Communication skills

Communication, Teamwork, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Community engagement (PR)

Intercultural competences: navigating foreign academic cultures

all DS To be announced Communication skills Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

How to deal with media and journalists as a researcher

all DS 23 + 30 June 2022 Communication skills Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Let's Talk Science

all DS 5-7 July 2022 Communication skills Communication (IS)

Female Brain Power

all DS To be announced Leadership & Personal efficiency Informal leadership, Career development, Personal effectiveness (PL)

Personal effectiveness 2022

all DS

May-June 2022

(*rec.)

Leadership & Personal efficiency

Project management (CT)

Personal effectiveness (PL)

Meeting skills all DS

To be announced

Leadership & Personal efficiency

Personal effectiveness (PL)

Teamwork (IS)

Grow to lead

all DS

To be announced

(*rec) 

Leadership & Personal efficiency

Informal leadership, Personal effectiveness (PL)

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

all DS

March-June 2022

(*rec.)

Leadership & Personal efficiency

Informal leadership, Personal effectiveness (PL)

Communication, Teamwork (IS)

Grow your personal brand

all DS

To be announced

Leadership & Personal efficiency Informal leadership, Career development, Personal effectiveness (PL)

Grow your network with purpose

all DS

To be announced

Leadership & Personal efficiency

Personal effectiveness (PL)

International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Stress and resilience for researchers

all DS     9 May + 7 June 2022 Leadership & Personal efficiency Personal effectiveness (PL)

Handling your fear of failure

all DS 1 + 8 September 2022

Leadership & Personal efficiency

Personal effectiveness (PL)

What to know, see and do about burn-out

all DS 8 June 2022

Leadership & Personal efficiency

Personal effectiveness (PL)

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

Career development (PL)

Faculty of Law and Criminology Research Training Program: how to conduct excellent research in law and criminology

AHL: Faculty of Law and Criminology

AY 2021-2022 (recurring)

Research & Valorization + Communication Skills

Research management (EX)

Project management (CT)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

Communication (IS)

An introduction to Engaged Learning for PhD students

all DS

To be announced

Research & Valorization Ethics and integrity, Community engagement (PR)

GDPR in research 

all DS To be announced Research & Valorization

Research management (EX)

Critical and analytical skills (CT)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

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

all DS

March-October (*rec)

Research & Valorization

Innovation & creativity (CT)

Teamwork (IS)

Career development (PR)

Speed Reading

all DS

To be announced

(*rec.)

Research & Valorization

Critical and analytical skills (CT)

Personal effectiveness (PL)

Data manipulation, visualisation and analysis in Python

(Bioscience) Engineering and Natural Sciences

8-10 June 2022

Research & Valorization

Critical and analytical skills (CT)

Research Data management: a practical course (Bioscience) Engineering and Natural Sciences

To be announced

(*rec.)

Research & Valorization

Research management (EX)

Project management (CT)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

Life Sciences & Medicine

To be announced

(*rec.)

Research & Valorization

Research management (EX)

Project management (CT)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

Arts, Humanities & Law and Social & Behavioural Sciences

To be announced

(*rec.)

Research & Valorization

Research management (EX)

Project management (CT)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

Next-level searching for scientific information all DS

April, May, June, September, October and November 2022

Research & Valorization

Research management (EX)

Project management (CT)

Personal effectiveness (PL)

PhD Innovation Café 2022

all DS

17 May 2022

Career management

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication (IS)

FWO Postdoc Grant Writing Course

all DS To be announced Career management

Specialised knowledge (EX)

Project management (CT)

Career development (PL)

Your career after your PhD

all DS To be announced Career management Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Project management 2022

all DS

27/04 + 12+25/05 + 15/06/2022 

9+20/05 + 1+16/06/2022

(*rec)

Career management

Project management (CT)

Informal leadership (PL)

Communication (IS)

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

all DS

To be announced

(*rec)

Career management Personal effectiveness (PL)

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

all DS To be announced Career management Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Creative thinking 

all DS

17+18 May 2022 (ON-CAMPUS)

(*rec)

Career management

Critical & analytical skills,  Innovation & creativity (CT)

Personal effectiveness (PL)

Interuniversity Job Market for Young Researchers 2022 all DS

16 May 2022 (ON CAMPUS)

Career management Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Applying for a post-PhD job 

all DS

May 2022 (ON CAMPUS)

June 2022 (ONLINE)

August - September 2022 (ONLINE)

(*rec.)

Career management

Personal effectiveness, Career development (PL)

Communication (IS)

Knowledge for growth

Code kfg22FP for PhD's

all DS

18+19 May 2022

Career Management

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication (IS)

Preparing for an international career

all DS

1+2 June 2022

Career management

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Ethics and integrity, Community engagement (PR)

*Every competency corresponds to a skill cluster: EX: Expertise; CT: Critical Thinking; PL: Professional Leadership; IS: Interpersonal Skills; PR: Professionalism

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 (AfR) .

Subject/Course title Academic Year/Dates Organiser Registration Cluster

FLAMES Summer School

5-16 September 2022 FLAMES

FLAMES

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 programming

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
Tutor LISa-teams 2022 19, 20 & 21 April 2022 Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, HoGent & Artevelde Hogeschool Organiser Research & Valorization
Courses & training in AI 2021-2022 Flemish AI Academy (VAIA) Organiser Research & Valorization (if minimum conditions are met & AfR is approved)
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
Dare to Venture 2021-2022 Ghent University OASIS course code E076460 Leadership & Personal efficiency
Co-supervise the "Climate Neutral City Mission," a challenge-based, interdisciplinary ENLIGHT course 2021-2022 UGent, ENLIGHT Organiser Career management
Co-supervise the Global Engagement Module, a challenge-based, interdisciplinary ENLIGHT course 2021-2022 UGent, ENLIGHT Organiser Career management
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)
Strategies in qualitative data-analysis from a grounded theory perspective 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Ethnographic research 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Literature Reviews with NVivo 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
A Practical Introduction to Data Science 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Qualitative Comparative Analysis 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Narrative analysis 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
From the field to the headquarters: Doing ethnography in centres of power 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Design and Analysis of Observational Studies 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Statistical Modeling Using R 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Introduction to R 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Strategies in qualitative data-analysis from a Grounded Theory perspective 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Photovoice: the use of participatory photography in qualitative research 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Intervision session for advanced PhD students 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Introduction to databases for young Researchers 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Writing up your findings: the principles of getting your wrok published - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Communication skills
Introduction to Python for statistical data analysis - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Theory and Practice of Questionnaire Construction and Analysis - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis with R - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Interviews (basic) - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
SPSS for beginners 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Creative with interviews - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Global classroom arts-based research - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Method in Research Design - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Exploratory data analysis with R - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Method in Data Collection - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

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