Education Courses 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.

  • 11 and 12 October 2018
  • 21 and 22 February 2019
  • 13 and 14 June 2019

Contact

Karin Berens
RIHS secretariat

+31 (0)24 361 4639

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Program RIHS introduction course for PhD candidates

Day 1     11  October  2018


14.30 – 14.45 hrs | Registration
Huize Heyendael, Frans Jurgens Hal


14.45 – 15.45 hrs | General introduction – Prof. Bart Kiemeney (scientific director RIHS)
Introduction on research, research policy and funding in Radboudumc, The Netherlands and Europe.
Huize Heyendael, Beelkamer

15.45 – 16.00 hrs | Break
Huize Heyendael, Frans Jurgens Hal


16.00 – 17.00 hrs | Meet your peers 
Learn from your more experienced PhD colleagues.
Huize Heyendael, Beelkamer

17.15 – 20.30 hrs | Dinner with pubquiz, organized by RIHS PhD council       
Valdin, Van Peltlaan 4 Nijmegen

 

Day 2     12  October  2018


08.45 – 09.00 hrs | Registration
Huize Heyendael, Frans Jurgens Hal


09.00 – 10.30 hrs | Workshop Personal leadership – Annet van de Laak
Explore yourself in terms of what you want and what is important to you.
Huize Heyendael, Marijnenkamer

10.30 – 11.00 hrs | Break 
Huize Heyendael, Frans Jurgens Hal


11.00 – 12.30 hrs | Mastering your PhD – Prof. Maria Hopman and Thomas van Steenbergen 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. 
Huize Heyendael, Beelkamer

12.30 – 13.15 hrs | Lunch
Huize Heyendael, Frans Jurgens Hal


13.15 – 15.45 hrs | Reflection on science – Dr Jos Kole and Prof. Bram van Ginneken 
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.
Huize Heyendael, Beelkamer
 
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