Program

Day 1

14:45 – 15:45
General introduction – Prof. Bart Kiemeney (scientific director RIHS)
Introduction on research, research policy and funding in Radboudumc, The Netherlands and Europe
 
16:00 – 17:00
Meet your peers
Learn from your more experienced PhD colleagues.
 
17:30 – 21:00 Dinner with pub quiz, organized by RIHS PhD council
 

Day 2

8:45 – 10:45 (2 parallel sessions)
Mastering your PhD – Dr Mireille Broeders and Vincent Aengevaeren MSc
This interactive lecture will provide you with tips and tricks related to the planning, organization, execution and management of your project. Furthermore, this part will deal with everyday questions such as how to cope with different opinions of supervisors, what are your rights regarding congresses to visit, and how to think about project-unrelated activities.
Workshop Personal leadership – Annet van der Laak (Human resources)
Explore yourself in terms of what you want and what is important to you.
 
10:45 – 11:15 Break
 
11:15 – 13:15 (2 parallel sessions)
Mastering your PhD – Dr Mireille Broeders and Vincent Aengevaeren MSc
Workshop Personal leadership – Annet van der Laak (HR)
 
13:15 – 14:00 Lunch
 
14:00 – 16:30
Reflection on science – Dr Jos Kole and Prof. Bart Kiemeney
During the last part of this course you are invited to reflect critically on the ethical issues related to scientific research in general and your own PhD research specifically.

Education RIHS Introduction Course for PhD candidates


About this course

The Radboud Institute for Health Sciences (RIHS) offers an introduction course for PhD candidates. This 1.5 day course is offered 3 times a year, immediately following the Radboudumc international introduction day. Participation in this course is mandatory and you will be automatically enrolled.

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About this course

The Radboud Institute for Health Sciences (RIHS) offers an introduction course for PhD candidates. This 1.5 day course is offered 3 times a year, immediately following the Radboudumc international introduction day. Participation in this course is mandatory and you will be automatically enrolled.
  • In what kind of environment am I doing my research?
  • What is the research climate here?
  • What is expected from me as a PhD candidate?
  • What do I have to do to be successful given the time constraints?
  • What drives me in my research?
  • What are my talents and how do I exploit these optimally?
  • Is the academic world my world or should I also focus on career opportunities elsewhere?
  • Can I wait with such orientation until the final stage of my PhD or should I start earlier?
These and many more questions will be addressed in the RIHS Introduction course. It will provide new PhD candidates with insights, tips and tricks at the start of their PhD track.

Register

You do not need to register for this course. You will receive an email from the RIHS front office with the date of the course in which you are expected.


In short

  • This course is mandatory for all starting RIHS PhD candidates.


Dates

This courses is offered several times a year.

  • 26 and 27 October 2017
  • 22 and 23 February 2018
  • 28 and 29 June 2018
  • 11 and 12 October 2018

Contact

Karin Berens
+31 (0)24 361 4639
RIHS secretariat

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