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University of Basel

Transferable Skills

Transferable Skills

The course program is specifically addressed to all doctoral candidates and postdocs of the University of Basel. It supports researchers during their dissertation period and prepares for a professional career inside or outside of academia. The courses are based on ECTS standards to offer young researchers an interdisciplinary and creative training platform. All transferable courses are at no tuition costs.

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Save the Date! Spring Semester 2018

Registration opens on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 at 9.00 a.m.

 

Fall Program 2017

Registration opens on August 2, 2017 at 9.00 a.m.

Technical skills

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group
Course

The Messenger is the Message: Presentation Training Video + Support

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Sibylle Sommerer (Speak GmbH)

Date

Tuesday, 19. September 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Wednesday, 20. September 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

Course

Get Your Video Abstract- Your Research in a Film

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

Thursday, 21. September, 2017, from 09:00 to 17:00

Friday, 22. September, 2017, from 09:00  to 17:00
 

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs

Course

Research Funding for Junior Researchers - Overview and Services

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Agnes Hess, Mariafranca Tassielli and Franziska Spycher  (Nachwuchsförderung)

Eve Silverberg (EUresearch)
Anita Soltermann (Grants Tool)

Date

Tuesday, 26. September 2017 form 12:15 to 14:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

Course

Make the Most Out of Your Science - Patenting and Spin-Off Workshop

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Wolfgang Henggeler and Dr. Peter Eckard (Unitectra)

Date

Monday, 9. October, 2017 from 09:00 to 13:00

Tuesday 10. October, 2017 from 09:00 to 13:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs

Course

Urheberrecht im digitalen Zeitalter – Hochschullehre im Graubereich
Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Danielle Kaufmann and Romy Daedelow (Competence Center Digital Law)

Date

Thursday 17. October 2017 from 13:00 to 18:00 with Follow-Up

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

Course

++NEW++ Raus mit der Sprache! Stimme und Körpersprache als Erfolgsfaktoren

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Katharina Padleschat (Raus Mit der Sprache)

Date

Monday, 23. October, 2017 from 13:00 to 17:00

Tuesday, 24. October, 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs

Course

Informationsdesign – Gestaltung von Präsentationsfolien, Postern, Berichten und Handouts

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Martina Schradi (Comic von Schradi)

Date

Tuesday, 24. October 2017 from 08:30 to 17:30

Tuesday 21. November 2017 from 08:30 to 17:30

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Good Scientific Practice

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

Thursday, 1. March 2018 from 09:00 to 17:00

Friday, 2. March 2018 from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates

Course

++New++ Proposal Development for Postdocs

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

Thursday, 09. November 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Friday 10. November 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group

Postdocs

Course

Research Integrity- Ethics of Scientific Image Manipulation

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

Tuesday, 14. November, 2017 from 14:00 to 16:30

 

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs

Course

++ NEW ++ Research Data Management

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

Tuesday, 28. November 2017 from 14:00 to 17:00

 

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Scientific writing and publishing

Course
Course instructor
Date
Target Group
Course

Writing to Be Published – Academic Writing Conventions and Style

Course Description and Registration

Course instructor
Date

Monday, 25. September 2017 from 08:00 to 13:00

Tuesday, 26. September 2017 from 08:00 to 13:00

Wednesday, 27. September 2017 from 08:00 to 13:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates

 

Course

Open Access - How to Publish. How to Share.

Course Description and Registration

Course instructor

Nicolas Sartori (Open Access Coordination)

Date

Monday, 2. October, 2017 from 08:30 to 12:00

Monday, 9. October, 2017 from 08:30 to 12:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs

Course

Effizient Wissenschaftlich Schreiben: der Weg zum Text

Course Description and Registration

Course instructor

Gabriela H. Venetz (focus-lingua)

Date

Tuesday, 3. October 2017 from 9:00 till 17:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates

 

Course

Behind the Scenes of Academic Publishing -  A Publisher's Perspective

Course Description and Registration

Course instructor

Dr. Franck Vazquez, Dr. Martyn Rittman, Delia Mihaila, Dr. Delphine Guerin (MDPI)

Date

Monday, 16. October, 2017 from 10:00 to 16:00

Tuesday, 17. October, 2017 from 10:00 to 16:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs

Course

Publishing Research Articles: Strategies and Steps

Course Description and Registration

Course instructor

Phillipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

Wednesday 18. October 2017 from 9:00 to 17:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates in the natural and life sciences

Course

Publishing Research Articles: Strategies and Steps

Course Description and Registration

Course instructor

Phillipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

Thursday, 19. October, 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates in the life sciences or natural sciences

Course

++ NEW ++ Discover and Manage Your Scientific Literature

Course Description and Registration

Course instructor

Silke Bellanger (University Library Basel)

Dr. Simon Geiger (University Library Basel)

Monika Wechsler (University of Basel, Medical Library)

Date

Tuesday, 14. November, 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs

Course

++ NEW ++ Publish and Disseminate - Use of Social Media

Course Description and Registration

Course instructor
Date

Wednesday, 15. November, 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs
 

Course

Writing Productivity: Tools and Techniques

Course Description and Registration

Course instructor

Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

Thursday, 16. November 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates

Course

Writing Productivity: Tools and Techniques

Course Description and Registration

Course instructor

Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

Friday, 17. November 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates

 

Course

Articles in the Life Sciences and Natural Sciences: Structure & Clarity

Course Description and Registration

Course instructor

Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

Wednesday, 29. November 2017 from 9:00 till 17:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates in the Life Sciences and Natural Sciences

 

Social skills

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group
Course

++ NEW ++ Learning How to Lead and to Build a Successful Work Environment

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Carl Emerson (InsideOut Solutions in collaboration with NorthStar Coaching & Consulting

Date

Tuesday, 5. September 2017 from 09:30 to 16:30

Wednesday, 6. September 2017 from 09:30 to 16:30

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates

Course

How to Improve Your Negotiation Skills

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Melissa Davies (Negoservices)

Date

Thursday, 14. September 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Friday, 15. September 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Getting Ready to Deal with People in Business - The Personal Profiler Workshop

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

Wednesday, 25. October 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group

Advanced Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

Course

Peer Coaching: Generating Ingenious Solutions in 9 Set Steps
Course Description and Registration

Date

Wednesday, 8. November 2017 from 12.30 to 17:30

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Interkulturelles Training: Fit für die internationale Karriere

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Vera Sauter (NovaTris) and Maria Wedekind (Kultur verstehen - Interkulturelle Trainings)

Date

Thursday, 16. November, 2017 from 09:00 - 17:00

Friday, 17. November, 2017 from 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs from Basel University & European Campus

Course
Course Instructor
Date

Wednesday, 22. November 2017 from 09:00 to 16:00

Thursday, 23. November 2017 from 09:00 to 16:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

How to Become a Good Doctoral Supervisor

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Beate Scholz (Scholz CTC GmbH)

Date

Tuesday, 19. December, 2017 from 09:30 to 14:00

Target Group

Postdocs

Self-competence / career development

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group
Course

++ NEW ++ Job Interviews: How to be Prepared

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Janina Bühler

Date

Monday, 4. September, 2017 from 08:30 to 13:00

Wednesday, 13. September, 2017 from 08:30 to 13:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs

Course

++ NEW ++ Mindful Academic Life

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Anya Häusermann (Volta Yoga)

Date

Monday, 18. September 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00

Monday, 2. October 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00

Monday 16. October 2017 from 08:00 to 12:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

Course

Self-Branding and Self-Promotion

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Petra Wüst (Wüst Consulting)

Date

Thursday, 28. September 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Friday, 29. September 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Creating the Job-Hunting Package: Finding Opportunities Outside the University and Building Applications for Doctoral Candidates

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Verity Elston (Portfolio Formation Sàrl)

Date

Wednesday, 4. October 2017 from 09:30 to 18:00

Wednesday, 18. October 2017 from 09:30 to 18:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates

 

Course

++ NEW ++ Becoming Your Own Time Manager

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

Thursday, 5. October, 2017 from 09:00 to 12:00

Thursday, 12. October, 2017 from 09:00 to 12:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

++ NEW ++ Becoming Your Own Time Manager

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 14:00 bis 17:00

Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 14:00 bis 17:00

 

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Project Management for Researchers

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Dimitrije Krstic (Pimp Your Science)

Date

Friday, 6. October 2017 from 9:00 to 17:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Creating the Job-Hunting Package: Finding Opportunities Outside the University and Building Applications

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Verity Elston (Portfolio Formation Sàrl)

Date

Friday, 13. October 2017 from 09:30 to 18:00

Friday, 27. October 2017 from 09:30 to 18:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

++ NEW ++ Project Management – A Toolbox For Scientists

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 09:00 till 13:00

Thursday, November 02, 2017 from 09:00 till 13:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

++ NEW ++ Assertiveness and Insitutional Power Games

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Sibyl Schädeli (KAUKAB)

Date

Tuesday, 7. November, 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Monday, 4. December, 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group

Postdocs

Course

Academic Career - Plan and Prepare

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor

Susanne Matuschek (MATUSCHEK CONSULTING)

Date

Wednesday, 30. November, 2017 from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group

advanced Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

++ NEW ++ Managing Your Career in the Context of Open Science

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

Wednesday, 6. December, 2017 from 08:30 to 12:00

Target Group

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

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