Transferable Skills Seminars

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

Communication skills

Subject / Course Title
Doctoral School (DS)

Academic Year 2022-2023/Dates

Competencies as defined in the competency matrix for PhD students*

Academic Posters

  

all DS

8 + 15 December 2022 (ON CAMPUS)

Communication (IS)

Advanced Academic English Conference Skills

all DS

To be announced

Communication, Teamwork, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Advanced Academic English Writing Skills

Arts, Humanities and Law

5 October - 21 December 2022 (ONLINE)

Communication (IS)
Social and Behavioural Sciences

4 October - 20 December 2022 (ONLINE)

Communication (IS)
(Bioscience) Engineering

4 October - 20 December 2022 (ONLINE)

7 October - 23 December 2022 (ONLINE)

Communication (IS)
Natural Sciences

To be announced

Communication (IS)
Life Sciences and Medicine

3 October - 12 December 2022 (ONLINE)

Communication (IS)

Effective Slides

all DS

8 + 15 November 2022 (ONLINE)

1 + 8 December 2022 (ONLINE)

Communication (IS)

English Proficiency for Presentations

  

all DS

25 November - 16 December 2022 (ON CAMPUS)

Communication (IS)

How to deal with media and journalists as a researcher

all DS 23 + 30 June 2022 Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)
How to get published all DS

3 + 10 October 2022

14 + 21 November 2022

Communication (IS)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

Intercultural communication: Meet people, not cultures & practice communication styles

all DS 9 + 16 November 2022 Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Intercultural competences: navigating foreign academic cultures

all DS To be announced Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Let's Talk Science

all DS 5-7 July 2022 Communication (IS)

Popular scientific writing: reach readers outside of academic walls

all DS To be announced

Communication, Teamwork, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Community engagement (PR)

Presentation Skills

all DS

6 - 27 October 2022 (ON CAMPUS)

15 November - 6 December 2022 (ONLINE)

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Science Figured Out

all DS

To be announced

Communication (IS)

Scientific Presentation Skills

all DS 7 + 14 September 2022 Communication, Teamwork (IS)

Show, don't tell: creating visuals about your research

all DS

18 + 25 October 2022

6 + 13 December 2022

Communication (IS)

Turning research data into powerful visuals

all DS

17 + 24 November + 1 December 2022

Communication (IS)

Writing Academic Papers

NS, LSM & BSE To be announced

Communication (IS)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

Writer Development Course

all DS

22 + 23 September + 7 November 2022

9 + 10 November + 9 December 2022

Personal Effectiveness (PL)

Communication (IS)

*Every competency corresponds to a skill cluster: EX: Expertise; CT: Critical Thinking; PL: Professional Leadership; IS: Interpersonal Skills; PR: Professionalism

Leadership & Personal efficiency

Subject / Course Title
Doctoral School (DS)

Academic Year 2022-2023/Dates

Competencies as defined in the competency matrix for PhD students*

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

all DST

To be announced

Informal leadership, Personal effectiveness (PL)

Communication, Teamwork (IS)

Female Brain Power

all DS To be announced Informal leadership, Career development, Personal effectiveness (PL)

Grow to lead

all DS 20 + 21 September, 5 + 19 October + 9 November 2022

Informal leadership, Personal effectiveness (PL)

Grow your network with purpose

all DS 12 + 14 October 2022

Personal effectiveness (PL)

International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Grow your personal brand

all DS 28 October 2022 Informal leadership, Career development, Personal effectiveness (PL)

Handling your fear of failure

all DS 1 + 8 September 2022

Personal effectiveness (PL)

Meeting skills all DS 17 November 2022

Personal effectiveness (PL)

Teamwork (IS)

Personal effectiveness

all DS

20 + 21 September 2022

15 + 16 November 2022

6 + 7 + 8 + 9 December 2022

Project management (CT)

Personal effectiveness (PL)

Stress and resilience for researchers

all DS     To be announced Personal effectiveness (PL)

What to know, see and do about burn-out

all DS

20 September 2022

20 October 2022

Personal effectiveness (PL)

*Every competency corresponds to a skill cluster: EX: Expertise; CT: Critical Thinking; PL: Professional Leadership; IS: Interpersonal Skills; PR: Professionalism

Research & Valorization 

Subject / Course Title
Doctoral School (DS)

Academic Year 2022-2023/Dates

Competencies as defined in the competency matrix for PhD students*

An introduction to Engaged Learning for PhD students

all DS

To be announced

Ethics and integrity, Community engagement (PR)

Data manipulation, visualisation and analysis in Python

(Bioscience) Engineering and Natural Sciences

To be announced

Critical and analytical skills (CT)

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

all DS

March-October

Innovation & creativity (CT)

Teamwork (IS)

Career development (PR)

Faculty of Law and Criminology Research Training Program: how to conduct excellent research in law and criminology**

AHL: Faculty of Law and Criminology

AY 2021-2022

Research management (EX)

Project management (CT)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

Communication (IS)

GDPR in research 

all DS To be announced

Research management (EX)

Critical and analytical skills (CT)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

Next-level searching for scientific information all DS

April, May, June, September, October and November 2022

Research management (EX)

Project management (CT)

Personal effectiveness (PL)

Research Data management: a practical course (Bioscience) Engineering and Natural Sciences

To be announced

Research management (EX)

Project management (CT)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

Life Sciences & Medicine

To be announced

Research management (EX)

Project management (CT)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

Arts, Humanities & Law and Social & Behavioural Sciences

To be announced

Research management (EX)

Project management (CT)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

Speed Reading

all DS

14 + 21 October 2022

25 November + 2 December 2022

Critical and analytical skills (CT)

Personal effectiveness (PL)

*Every competency corresponds to a skill cluster: EX: Expertise; CT: Critical Thinking; PL: Professional Leadership; IS: Interpersonal Skills; PR: Professionalism

** + Communication skills

Career management

Subject / Course Title
Doctoral School (DS)

Academic Year 2022-2023/Dates

Competencies as defined in the competency matrix for PhD students*

Applying for a post-PhD job 

all DS

August - September 2022 (ONLINE)

18 November - 2 December 2022 (ONLINE)

Personal effectiveness, Career development (PL)

Communication (IS)

Bounce! Working with confidence, slip-ups, stress and resilience

all DS 22 + 23 September 2022 Personal effectiveness (PL)

Creative thinking 

all DS

17 + 18 November 2022 

Critical & analytical skills,  Innovation & creativity (CT)

Personal effectiveness (PL)

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

all DS From Feb 2022 to Nov 2022   

Career development (PL)

From the definition of a realistic career plan to an effective job search strategy

all DS 23 + 30 November + 14 December 2022 Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

FWO Postdoc Grant Writing Course

all DS September-November 2022

Specialised knowledge (EX)

Project management (CT)

Career development (PL)

Interuniversity Job Market for Young Researchers 2022 all DS

To be announced

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Knowledge for growth

Code kfg22FP for PhD's

all DS

To be announced

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication (IS)

PhD Innovation Café

all DS

17 May 2022

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication (IS)

Preparing for an international career

all DS

To be announced

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Ethics and integrity, Community engagement (PR)

Project management

all DS

To be announced

Project management (CT)

Informal leadership (PL)

Communication (IS)

Your career after your PhD

all DS To be announced Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

*Every competency corresponds to a skill cluster: EX: Expertise; CT: Critical Thinking; PL: Professional Leadership; IS: Interpersonal Skills; PR: Professionalism

*** + Communication skills + Leadership & Personal efficiency

Selection of other courses (AfR)

The courses listed below are organised by third parties and are not part of the Doctoral Schools own course offer, but they have been approved by the Doctoral Schools board of Directors. You can include them in your Doctoral Training Programme by submitting an application for recognition (AfR) .

Subject/Course title Academic Year/Dates Organiser Registration Cluster

FLAMES Summer School

5-16 September 2022 FLAMES

FLAMES

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 programming

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
Tutor LISa-teams 2022 19, 20 & 21 April 2022 Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, HoGent & Artevelde Hogeschool Organiser Research & Valorization
Courses & training in AI 2021-2022 Flemish AI Academy (VAIA) Organiser Research & Valorization (if minimum conditions are met & AfR is approved)
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
Co-supervise the "Climate Neutral City Mission," a challenge-based, interdisciplinary ENLIGHT course 2021-2022 UGent, ENLIGHT Organiser Career management
Co-supervise the Global Engagement Module, a challenge-based, interdisciplinary ENLIGHT course 2021-2022 UGent, ENLIGHT Organiser Career management
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)
Strategies in qualitative data-analysis from a grounded theory perspective 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Ethnographic research 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Literature Reviews with NVivo 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
A Practical Introduction to Data Science 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Qualitative Comparative Analysis 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Narrative analysis 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
From the field to the headquarters: Doing ethnography in centres of power 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Design and Analysis of Observational Studies 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Statistical Modeling Using R 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Introduction to R 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Strategies in qualitative data-analysis from a Grounded Theory perspective 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Photovoice: the use of participatory photography in qualitative research 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Intervision session for advanced PhD students 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Introduction to databases for young Researchers 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Writing up your findings: the principles of getting your work published - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Communication skills
Introduction to Python for statistical data analysis - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Theory and Practice of Questionnaire Construction and Analysis - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis with R - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Interviews (basic) - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
SPSS for beginners 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Creative with interviews - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Global classroom arts-based research - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Method in Research Design - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Exploratory data analysis with R - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization
Method in Data Collection - ONLINE 2021-2022 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

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