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 will receive an e-mail from the RIHS front office with the date of the course in which you are expected. You are registered for the course if you confirm your presence by e-mail.

In short

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


Dates

This courses is offered several times a year.

  • 18 June and 19 June 2020
  • 15 October and 16 October 2020
  • 11 February and 12 February 2021
  • 17 June and 18 June 2021
  • 21 October and 22 October 2021

Contact

Tamara Gerissen
RIHS secretariat

+31 (0)24 361 4639
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Program RIHS introduction course for PhD candidates

Day 1      18 June

14.45 – 15.30 hrs | Introduction
 

  • Introduction on research, research policy, funding and Graduate school - Prof. Judith Prins (Scientific director RIHS), Dr Marieke de Visser (Policy advisor RIHS)
  • Introduction RIHS PhD council – Liesbeth de Goeij MSc (Chair RIHS PhD council)
  • Presentation Innovative ways to conduct your research – Dr Tom van de Belt (REshape)

 
15.30 – 16.00 hrs | Break
 
16.00 – 17.00 hrs | FAIR Research Data Management
Presentation FAIR Research Data Management - Mirjam Brullemans (RTC Data stewardship)

Day 2      19 June

09.00 – 10.30 hrs | Personal leadership
Workshop Personal leadership – Annet van de Laak
 
10.30 – 11.00 hrs | Break
 
11.00 – 12.30 hrs | Mastering your PhD
Workshop Mastering your PhD – Prof. Maria Hopman and Liesbeth de Goeij MSc
 
12.30 – 13.30 hrs | Break
 
13.30 – 15.30 hrs | Reflection on science
Interactive lecture Reflection on science - Dr Jos Kole and Prof. Maroeska Rovers