Transferable Skills Seminars

New dates courses University Language Centre (UCT) - see below.

Seminars in Transferable Skills (co-)organised by the Doctoral Schools

Subject / Course Title
Doctoral School (DS)

Academic Year 2021-2022/Dates (*rec. = recurring each semester)

Cluster Organiser

Advanced Academic English Writing Skills

(10x2 hrs)  ONLINE

Arts, Humanities and Law

6 October to 15 December 2021 (*rec.)

Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT
Social and Behavioural Sciences 7 October to 23 December 2021 (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT
(Bioscience) Engineering 5 October to 14 December 2021 or 7 October to 23 December 2021 (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT
Natural Sciences To be announced    (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT
Life Sciences and Medicine 4 October to 12 December 2021   (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT

Advanced Academic English Conference Skills

(10x2 hrs)   ONLINE

all DS 12 October to 21 December 2021 (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT

Presentation Skills

(4x3 hrs)  ONLINE

all DS 7 to 28 October or 16 November to 7 December 2021  (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT

English Proficiency for Presentations

(4x3 hrs)   ONLINE

all DS 19 november to 10 December 2021 (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT

Effective Slides

(2x3 hrs)  ONLINE

all DS 9 and 16 November or 2 and 9 December 2021 (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT

Academic Posters

(2x3 hrs)   ONLINE

all DS 9 to 16 December 2021 (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral School & UCT
How to get published all DS Oct-Nov 2021 (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Dr. Anton Froeyman
Science Communication ONLINE: Writing for non-specialists and press all DS 2+3+10 December 2021 (am) Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Ann De Ron

Science Figured Out

all DS 2022 to be announced (*rec.) Communication skills Doctoral Schools & The Floor is Yours

Effective Scientific Communication REMOTE

all DS Oct-Nov 2021 Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Principiae (Jl Doumont)

Writing Academic Papers

NS, LSM & BSE 27 Sept - 22 Dec 2021 Communication skills Dr. Danny Haelewaters & Doctoral Schools

Scientific Presentation Skills

all DS

2 + 21 December 2021

20+27 April 2022

Communication skills Doctoral Schools & The Works!

Writer Development Course

all DS 9 & 10 December 2021 + 17 January 2022 Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Dr. Sarah Haas

Creating Sustainable Writing Groups

all DS 31 January & 1 February + 28 February 2022 Communication skills Doctoral Schools & Dr. Sarah Haas

Communication Skills basic + follow-up Modules Conflict management + Negotiation skills ONLINE

all DS Sept-Dec 2021 (*rec.) Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & True Colours
Meeting skills all DS 1 December 2021 Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & The Works!

Personal effectiveness ONLINE

all DS

October-November-December 2021 (*rec.)

Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & Tom Jacobs

Stress and resilience for researchers

all DS     26 October + 23 November Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & HR Learning and Development Unit of KU L

Handling your fear of failure

all DS 2 & 12 December 2021 Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & Trustpunt

Female Brain Power

all DS 13-14 December Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & Dr. Karolien Notebaert

Leadership Foundation Course ONLINE

all DS

September - October - December 2021 (*rec.)

Leadership & Personal efficiency Doctoral Schools & Dan Steer

From PhD to SME 2022: a 1-year leadership programme developed by VOKA 

all DS From Feb 2022 to Nov 2022   
Communication skills + Leadership & Personal efficiency + Career management Doctoral Schools & VOKA

An introduction to Engaged Learning for PhD students

all DS

To be announced

Research & Valorization Ghent University, Department of Criminology, Criminal Law and Social Law
Digital Identity and Networking

all DS

To be announced

Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Adoc Talent management

Expedition DO! (counts as specialist course + 1 transferable skills seminar)

all DS

From March 2021 to October 2021

Research & Valorization DOWA - Educational Quality assurance office - Department: DO! – Durf Ondernemen

H-Impact (counts as specialist course + 1 transferable skills seminar)

all DS

To be announced

Research & Valorization DOWA - Educational Quality assurance office - Department: DO! – Durf Ondernemen
Research Data management: a practical course  ONLINE (Bioscience) Engineering and Natural Sciences

13 (pm) + 14 (am) October 2021 (*rec.)

Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Data Stewards UGent
Life Sciences & Medicine

8 (pm) + 9(am) November 2021 (*rec.)

Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Data Stewards UGent
Arts, Humanities & Law and Social & Behavioural Sciences

6 (pm) + 7 (am) December 2021 (*rec.)

Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Data Stewards UGent
Fostering Responsible Conduct of Research all DS To be announced (*rec.) Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools

Speed Reading  ONLINE

all DS

Oct-Nov 2021

Feb & May 2022 (*rec.)

Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Bernard Lernout

Effective Graphical Displays REMOTE

all DS Nov-Dec 2021 Research & Valorization Doctoral Schools & Principiae (Jl Doumont)

GDPR in research 

all DS To be announced Research & Valorization Ghent University, Department of Adm Aff – Data Protection

PhD Innovation Café 2021 (3rd edition)

all DS

To be announced

Career management Doctoral Schools and Ghent University PhD Community, Voka Oost-Vlaanderen, DO!

What does it mean to be researcher in the 21st century academia (edition 2022)

all DS To be announced Career management Ghent University, Faculty of Arts & Philosophy, UA & VUB

Grow your future career ONLINE

all DS

30 November + 1 + 7 December 2021 (*rec.)

Career management Doctoral Schools & Grow2Excel

Project management ONLINE

all DS

October - November - December 2021 (*rec.)

Career management Doctoral Schools & Tom Jacobs

Creative thinking ONLINE

all DS 21-23 September 2021 (*rec.) Career management Doctoral Schools & Jamie McDonald (UK)

Resilience, research and zen ONLINE

all DS

4-5 October + 3-8 November 2021

(*rec)

Career management Doctoral Schools & Jamie McDonald (UK)

Working with nerves and developing assertiveness ONLINE

all DS 25-26 November 2021 (*rec.) Career management Doctoral Schools & Jamie McDonald (UK)

Applying for a post-PhD job ONLINE

all DS Aug-Nov 2021  (*rec.) Career management Doctoral Schools & UCT

FWO Postdoc Grant Writing Course

all DS October or November, one course/DS Career management Doctoral Schools & Julia Staykova (Scriptorium)

Your career after your PhD

all DS 13 December 2021 Career management Doctoral Schools & Els Deboutte (Make me Fly!)

Selection of other courses

PhD students who want to include one of the courses listed below or any other course in their Doctoral Training Programme are required to submit an application for recognition.

Subject/Course title Academic Year/Dates Organiser Registration Cluster
M1: Getting started with R software for data analysis October 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2021, 5.30 pm (with reservation) IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

M6: Leverage your R skills: data wrangling & plotting with tidyverse

January 25 and 27, 2022, 1.30 pm IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

M9: Getting started with NVivo for Qualitative Data Analysis

February 10, 2022, 9 am IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

M10: Dynamic report generation with R markdown

February 11, 2022, from 9 am IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

M13: Upgrade your Python skills: data wrangling & plotting

March 7, 10, 14, 17 and 24, 2022, 5.30 pm IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

M15: Mastering R skills: selected topics for successful promgramming

April 4, 7, 11 and 14, 2022, 5.30 pm IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

M17: building interactive apps with Shiny© in R

April 19 and 26, May 3, 10 and 17, 2022, 5.30 pm IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

Knowledge for Growth edition 2021

for PhD members of Life Sciences & Med, (Bioscience)Engineering and Natural Sciences

27-29 September 2021

Flanders Bio

Organiser

Career management
Knowledge Transfer skills for Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts 2021-2022 Ghent University, Technology Transfer Organiser Research & Valorization
Introduction to Technology Transfer skills 2021-2022 Ghent University, Technology Transfer Organiser Research & Valorization
Dare to Venture 2021-2022 Ghent University OASIS course code E076460 Leadership & Personal efficiency
Dare to Start 2021-2022 Ghent University OASIS course code E076470 Career management
Online Onderwijstraject voor Assistenten (in Dutch) 2021-2022 Office for Educational Quality Control Search for the course title in the UTOP course catalogue. Career management
Seminaries Onderwijskunde (in Dutch) 2021-2022 UGent, HoGent, Arteveldehogeschool, Howest Organiser Career management (attend at least 3 seminars; note that the annual Onderwijsdag also counts as a seminar)
Co-supervise a challenge-based, interdisciplinary ENLIGHT course 2021-2022 UGent, ENLIGHT Organiser Career management

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