This workshop is designed to provide women in science an atmosphere to exchange experiences about their career paths, work together to address relevant issues, and concepts of non-verbal and verbal communication, intercultural, and gendered communication.
This event series is designed as a way for our Ph.D. scholars to share their science, exchange ideas, network, and socialize. Transportation is provided, and the event includes free food and drinks! Register to attend here.
Great teachers are both passionate and purposeful. They are passionate about their students and what they teach, and purposeful in their design of teaching. This hands-on workshop is designed to train new instructors providing them with tips and tricks to be an excellent academic instructor.
Whether networking at a conference, presenting a poster or delivering a talk, being able to communicate clearly and confidently is a necessity for researchers. With a few fundamental strategies, presentation of complex data can be made simple, interesting and relevant. This S4 workshop helps to improve just that!
This scientific English writing workshop is designed to help researchers develop the English communication skills they need to further their academic career. The goal of this training is to help familiarize participants with the writing conventions adopted in their particular field and provide them with practical tools to improve their English academic writing skills.
IMPRS-IS in collaboration with our Soft Skills Seminar Series has a created a customized tutorial package to aid students in creating video presentations. Get access to this tutorial package and even sign up for one-on-one individualized feedback from MPI-IS Visual Content Creator, Alejandro Posada.
The challenges and obstacles one faces on a daily basis, balancing the responsibilities of work and family — especially in the wake of a pandemic — can be stressful. Undue amounts of stress can reduce one’s ability to think clearly, function effectively, and enjoy life. In order to attempt to better manage this stress, IMPRS-IS would like to invite you to participate in a free online stress management training series.
Intersectionality describes the study of overlapping identities and the interaction between different power structures. In this workshop, participants will reflect on intersecting identities such as race, gender, class, sexual orientation, ability, and many others. By applying an intersectional framework, participants will be better equipped at identifying the impact of overarching power structures and comprehensively address inequities in the workplace.
Time can not be bought, stored or stopped. In this respect it should be seen as the most valuable of all resources and the only way to maximize its potential is to use it well. This training provides insights on your own patterns and a toolset to increase effectivity and efficiency. Participants will clarify and prioritise goals and plan tasks and projects. Participants will analyze their high energy periods and learn how to focus their attention.
For many PhD students, writing the PhD thesis can seem like an enormous mountain to climb. With little or no guidance, it is all too easy to lose yourself in searches for sources, stray away from the overall message of the thesis and feel frustrated with writing progress. This workshop provides a roadmap to help participants through this process, helping them to use their time more efficiently.
Top-level scientists are frequently asked to conduct interviews and engage with the press – to discuss their research with the media and public, representing their respective institutions, providing expert testimony, etc. This training will teach participants to better understand the way journalists think, in order to enhance success during interviews.
Effective communication with supervisors and teammates can be challenging at times. Everyone is faced with pressure, deadlines, and responsibilities. Mix these factors with different working styles, hierarchy, and multicultural working environments and becomes understandable that breakdowns in communication could occur. This training is designed to provide participants with effective communication strategies for successful interactions in these environments.
Writing proper code is not an easy task. It must be structured and follow some standards. In this one-day workshop, participants will be introduced to the general standards for software development.
A doctorate is a complex and long lasting project. If it is not usefully structured from the beginning it is easy to lose sight of the bigger picture and often also motivation in a maze of possibilities. This S4 workshop is designed to help new doctoral researchers gain insights into proper project management.
Photo credit for header image: MPI für Intelligent Systeme / Wolfram Scheible