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Shut up and Write session, (pauses until end of April, we are looking for a new day and time)

Join Kim every ?day for a “Shut up and Write!” session in Room 401 (Tennenbacher 4).  Join your GS peers and write side-by-side to help you focus.  Tea and coffee provided.  Kim’s also offering to review pieces of student writing for structure and English flow during these sessions.  If you have a piece of nearly finished writing you would like to have some feedback on, with a view to strengthening your academic writing in English, please email Kim.

Wednesday lunch, every first Wednesday of the month.  Meet your GS group and enjoy a subsidized vegetarian lunch from the popular Thai Isan Rose Restaurant – 1pm, lounge on level 2, opposite Esther´s and Kim´s office (room 02 045). Cost to students 3€. Registration for Wednesday, May 8, open until Tuesday 7,  4 pm.


March 13, 20, 27; April 3 (room 210), April 10, 17 and May 8 (room 103);  9:30-11:00,

 Honing Your Writing Skills

This six-week course provides you an opportunity to discover, discuss and apply essential academic writing skills in a targeted manner. In turn, many of these skills and techniques can be applied to your ongoing writing projects in other settings. The course addresses the following writing skills: Structure, cohesion, and flow; Paraphrasing and citing references; Describing a study via explicit ‘moves’; Commenting on data, hedging and boosting claims; Discussing results and implications; Peer feedback.

 30 April 2019, 9.30 - 14:00, room 210

Conference Survival Course

Is conference season or even your first academic conference coming up? Get insider survival tips ranging from planning your conference timetable and trip, what to pack, dress code examples. Then we turn to the feared but necessary topic of networking! Practice navigating the coffee and lunch breaks (catering provided as course materials!), and brush up on your small-talk skills. Read more

Workshops in Planning

  • Focus Session Middle of the Road
  • Focus Session Final Leg
  • Inter- and transdisciplinarity in Research (summer semester)
  • Publication and Reviewing Process (summer semester)
  • Statistics Mixed Models (summer semester)
  • Statistics Peer Coaching
  • Defense Preparation (winter semester)
  • Power relations between PhD students and supervisors (November)
  • Night of Science (October)


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