Training especially selected for Posdocs
02. Writing and Presenting training
03. Communication skills training
04. Project and Management skills training
Mindful Productivity for scientists -online
The course will help scientists to have a more creative, productive, and happier academic life. To do that a mindful approach (that is not spiritual)is applied, to overcome common mental and especially emotional struggles that scientists have, while they are getting things done.
Project and Time Management
Planning, control, monitoring and management of the research project and time are essential in accomplishing the PhD.
Research Data Management (online training)
This course consists of lectures and practical assignments that cover various aspects of managing research data: from organising your data files during data collection to publishing your final dataset.
Searching and Organising Literature for PhD candidates
Make effective use of scientific information sources in the Wageningen University & Research Digital Library and EndNote
The Choice: Un-box your PhD process & take charge of your performance
The Choice is an experiential personal leadership course that provides you with tools and insights to become more in charge of your own performance as you proceed with your PhD process, using both reflection and physical exercise (boxing).
05. Training on Teaching
Skills in teaching and supervising training sessions are offered by Educational Staff Development
Exploring Teaching Outside Academia: orientation and reflection
This introductory course is meant for PhD candidates and postdocs who want to explore the art of teaching and the teaching profession outside academia.
Start to supervise BSc & MSc thesis students
Students expect certain behaviour of their supervisor, but the supervisor also has expectations of his/her student. Questions about responsibilities for supervisor and student arise. In this 2,5 hour workshop you will be provided with some general information about supervising thesis students at Wageningen University and discuss good practices, expectations, basic skills. Furthermore there will be room for questions.
Start to teach at university
This introductory course is meant for PhD candidates who want to explore the art of teaching within university settings
Supervising BSc & MSc thesis students
This course is intended for PhD candidates, postdocs, and academic staff who are or will be supervising students during their BSc or MSc thesis
06. PhD/Postdoc Well Being
07. Ethics training
08. Career oriented training / Assessment
09. Other training
Academic English (online training)
This course improves your English writing, reading, speaking and listening skills in an academic context and improves your academic grammar and vocabulary. It also prepares you for the IELTS or RATEr exam.
Adobe InDesign (online training)
This course in InDesign will help you create beautiful but also functional print and web layouts.
Introduction to Git for scientific software development
Do you write scientific software? Or do you write scripts as part of your research (e.g. Python, R, Matlab, Perl)? This course introduces the git protocol, the command-line and GUI clients available and the concepts that make git such a popular versioning tool. The course is free of charge for WUR PhD candidates.
Short Workshop - Introduction to LaTeX
An introductory workshop that covers the basics and the useful features of LaTeX; an automated document preparation system and mark-up language which can be used as an alternative to text processors like MS-WORD.
Introduction to WUR Library for PhD candidates (online training)
Introduction to the tools and services of the Library relevant to the first steps of your research
Last Stretch of the PhD Programme
Issues and questions: what must you do first, who is responsible, printing your thesis, do's and don'ts.
Course to learn basic principles of RMarkdown as a tool for open science. After this course you will be sufficiently equipped to apply RMarkdown to your own research project.
Scientific Artwork, Data visualisation and Infographics with Adobe Illustrator (online training)
This course will help you create beautiful and functional scientific graphics.
10. Staff training on PhD Supervision
Trainings are strongly recommended as element of Tenure Track
Professional in Supervision for PhD supervisors
Focus on communication styles, Supervising the writing process and giving effective feedback, coaching formats, leadership, cultural issues, distance based supervision and personal needs.
WGS Lunch Workshops for PhD Supervisors
In this workshop for PhD supervisors specific topics and issues with regard the PhD programme and supervision will be discussed. The lunch workshops are organised as a live event including catered lunch on the first Thursday of the even months.
11. Links to training organized by individual Graduate Schools