Transferable Skills Seminars

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

Last update: 01/12/2022

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

- 23 March 2023 + 30 March 2023 (ONLINE)

- 5 May 2023 + 12 May 2023 (ONLINE)

Communication (IS)

Advanced Academic English Conference Skills

all DS

13 February 2023 - 15 May 2023

(ON CAMPUS)

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

Advanced Academic English Writing Skills

Arts, Humanities and Law

16 February 2023 - 11 May 2023 (ONLINE)

Communication (IS)
Social and Behavioural Sciences

13 February 2023 - 15 May 2023 (ONLINE)

Communication (IS)
(Bioscience) Engineering

13 February 2023 - 15 May 2023 (ONLINE)

Communication (IS)
Natural Sciences

15 February 2023 - 10 May 2023 (ONLINE)

Communication (IS)
Life Sciences and Medicine

15 February 2023 - 10 May 2023 (ONLINE)

Communication (IS)

Effective Slides

all DS

- 27 April 2023 + 04 May 2023 (ONLINE)

- 05 May 2023 +12 May 2023 (ONLINE

Communication (IS)

English Proficiency for Presentations

  

all DS

7 March 2023- 28 March 2023 (ON CAMPUS)

Communication (IS)

How to deal with media and journalists as a researcher

all DS 15 and 22 June 2023 (ON CAMPUS) Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)
How to get published all DS

13 and 20 March 2023

8 and 15 May 2023 (ON CAMPUS)

Communication (IS)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

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

all DS 2023 dates to be announced Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Intercultural competences: navigating foreign academic cultures

all DS 16 February 2023 (ON CAMPUS) Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Let's Talk Science

all DS 2023 dates to be announced Communication (IS)

Popular scientific writing: reach readers outside of academic walls

all DS 2 and 9 June 2023 (ON CAMPUS)

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

Community engagement (PR)

Presentation Skills

all DS

- 19 April 2023 -10 May 2023 (ONLINE)

- 1 June 2023 - 22 June 2023 (ON CAMPUS)

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Science Figured Out

all DS

2023 dates to be announced

Communication (IS)

Scientific Presentation Skills

all DS 2023 dates to be announced Communication, Teamwork (IS)

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

all DS

21 and 28 March 2023 (ON CAMPUS)

Communication (IS)

Turning research data into powerful visuals

all DS

27 April 2023 + 4 and 11 May 2023 (ON CAMPUS)

Communication (IS)

Writing Academic Papers

NS, LSM & BSE 26 September - 14 December 2022 

Communication (IS)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

Writer Development Course

all DS

6+7 February 2023 and 13 March 2023 (ON CAMPUS)

6+7+31 March 2023 (ON CAMPUS)

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*

Building a positive communication culture

all DS

10 November, 21 November & 5 December

Informal leadership, Personal effectiveness (PL)

Communication, Teamwork (IS)

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

all DS

2023 dates to be announced

Informal leadership, Personal effectiveness (PL)

Communication, Teamwork (IS)

Female Brain Power

all DS 17 and 18 April 2023 (ON CAMPUS) Informal leadership, Career development, Personal effectiveness (PL)

Grow to lead

all DS

13+14 February, 2+16 March and 20 April 2023 (ON CAMPUS)

Informal leadership, Personal effectiveness (PL)

Grow your network: from the perfect pitch to lasting relations

all DS 6 and 16 February 2023 (ON CAMPUS)

Personal effectiveness (PL)

International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Grow your personal brand

all DS 31/01/2023 (ON CAMPUS) Informal leadership, Career development, Personal effectiveness (PL)

Handling your fear of failure

all DS 23 and 30 March 2023 (ON CAMPUS)

Personal effectiveness (PL)

Meeting skills all DS 2023 dates to be announced

Personal effectiveness (PL)

Teamwork (IS)

Personal effectiveness

all DS

6 + 7 + 9 and 10 March 2023 (ONLINE)

16 and 17 May 2023 (ON CAMPUS)

19 until 22 June 2023 (ONLINE)

Project management (CT)

Personal effectiveness (PL)

Stress and resilience for researchers

all DS    

28 February and 28 March 2023 (ON CAMPUS)

23 May and 20 June 2023 (ON CAMPUS)

Personal effectiveness (PL)

What does it mean to be a researcher in 21st century academia

all DS 5, 11 and 12 May 2023

Career development, 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*

Data manipulation, visualisation and analysis in Python

(Bioscience) Engineering and Natural Sciences

On Campus, 5+12+19 December 2022

Critical and analytical skills (CT)

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

all DS

2023 dates to be announced

Innovation & creativity (CT)

Teamwork (IS)

Career development (PR)

EEG Methods seminar series

all DS except (Bioscience) Engineering

From 25 November 2022 to 12 May 2023

Critical and analytical skills (CT)

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

AHL: Faculty of Law and Criminology

AY 2022-2023

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)

LISa-team tutor LSM

17, 23 and 31 March 2023 + 17, 18 and 19 April 2023

Project management (CT)

Personal effectiveness (PL)

Next-level searching for scientific information all DS

To be announced

Research management (EX)

Project management (CT)

Personal effectiveness (PL)

Research Data management: a practical course all DS

2023 dates to be announced

Research management (EX)

Project management (CT)

Ethics and integrity (PR)

Speed Reading

all DS

17 and 24 February 2023 (AM)

17 and 24 February 2023 (PM)

5 and 12 May 2023 (AM)

5 and 12 May 2023 (PM)

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

17 May 2023 -31 May 2023 (ONLINE)

13 June 2023 - 27 June 2023 (ON CAMPUS) 

21 August 2023 - 4 September 2023 (ONLINE)

Personal effectiveness, Career development (PL)

Communication (IS)

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

all DS

16+17 February 2023 (ON CAMPUS)

27+28+30+31 March 2023 (ONLINE)

Personal effectiveness (PL)

Creative thinking 

all DS

6-10 March 2023 (ONLINE)

Second session to be announced (ON CAMPUS)

Critical & analytical skills,  Innovation & creativity (CT)

Personal effectiveness (PL)

From PhD to SME 2023: a 1-year leadership programme developed by VOKA***  

all DS From March 2023 to November 2023

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 First semester, 2023-2024 (dates to be announced)

Specialised knowledge (EX)

Project management (CT)

Career development (PL)

Interuniversity Job Market for Young Researchers all DS

2023 dates to be announced

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Knowledge for growth

all DS

1 June 2023

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication (IS)

PhD Innovation Café

all DS

To be announced (approx. May 2023)

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication (IS)

Preparing for an international career

all DS

5 and 6 June 2023

Informal leadership, Career development (PL)

Communication, International & cross-cultural mindset (IS)

Ethics and integrity, Community engagement (PR)

Project management

all DS

2023 dates to be announced

Project management (CT)

Informal leadership (PL)

Communication (IS)

Your career after your PhD

all DS 2023 dates 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
Mind the GAP - submit your certificate of completion through our application for recognition (AfR)

AY 2022-2023 VLIR

Ufora course

Research & Valorization
Binary logistic regression model for binary outcomes November 23 and 25, 2022 Cel Biostatistiek - Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

organizer

Research & Valorization
Poisson and negative binomial regression models for counts and rat November 30 and December 2, 2022 Cel Biostatistiek - Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

organizer

Research & Valorization
Survival analysis for time-to-event outcomes December 7 and 9, 2023 Cel Biostatistiek - Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

organizer

Research & Valorization
Data management and data transformations in SPSS TBA Cel Biostatistiek - Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

organizer

Research & Valorization
Principles of hypothesis testing TBA Cel Biostatistiek - Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

organizer

Research & Valorization
Advanced tips and tricks in SPSS February 17 and 21, 2023 Cel Biostatistiek - Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

organizer

Research & Valorization

Scientific writing and publishing

AY 2022-2023 Nature Masterclasses

organizer

Communication skills

Effective collaboration in research

AY 2022-2023 Nature Masterclasses

organizer

Career Management

Managing research data

AY 2022-2023 Nature Masterclasses

organizer

Research and Valorization

Narrative tools for researchers

AY 2022-2023 Nature Masterclasses

organizer

Communication skills
Persuasive Grant Writing

AY 2022-2023 Nature Masterclasses

organizer

Career Management
Networking for researchers AY 2022-2023 Nature Masterclasses

organizer

Leadership and personal efficiency
Advancing Your Scientific Presentations AY 2022-2023 Nature Masterclasses

organizer

Communication skills
Data Analysis: Planning and Preparing

AY 2022-2023 Nature Masterclasses

organizer

Research & Valorization
Data Analysis: Conducting and Troubleshooting AY 2022-2023 Nature Masterclasses

organizer

Research & Valorization

Focus on peer review

AY 2022-2023 Nature Masterclasses

organizer

Leadership and personal efficiency

FLAMES Summer School

5-16 September 2022 FLAMES

FLAMES

Research & Valorization

Module 1 - Getting Started with R Software for Data Analysis

October 24, 27 & 31, November 3, 2022, from 5.30 pm to 9 pm IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

Module 6 - Getting Started with NVivo for Qualitative Data Analysis

February 2, 2023, from 9 am to 12.45 pm and from 2 pm to 5 pm
IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

Module 7 - Leverage your R Skills: Data Wrangling & Plotting with Tidyverse

February 6, 7 & 9, 2023, from 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

Module 8 - Dynamic Report Generation with R Markdown

February 10, 2023, from 9 to 12 pm and from 1 pm to 4 pm IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

Module 10 - Mastering R Skills: Selected Topics for Successful Programming

 April 3, 6, 11 and 13, 2023, from 5.30 pm tot 9 pm IPVW (ICES)

IPVW (ICES)

Research & Valorization

Module 15 - Time-to-Event Analysis (Survival) with applications to Health sciences and Industry

May 22 and May 23, 2023, from 9 am to 12 pm and from 1 pm to 4 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
Co-supervise the Global Engagement Module, a challenge-based, interdisciplinary ENLIGHT course 2022-2023 UGent, ENLIGHT Organiser Career Management
Courses & training in AI 2022-2023 Flemish AI Academy (VAIA) Organiser Research & Valorization (if minimum conditions are met & AfR is approved)
Knowledge Transfer skills for Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts 2022-2023 Ghent University, Technology Transfer Organiser Research & Valorization
Introduction to Technology Transfer skills 2022-2023 Ghent University, Technology Transfer Organiser Research & Valorization
Dare to Venture 2022-2023 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 2022-2023 Ghent University OASIS course code E076470 Career management
Online Onderwijstraject voor Assistenten (in Dutch) 2022-2023 Office for Educational Quality Control Search for the course title in the UTOP course catalogue. Career management
Seminaries Onderwijskunde (in Dutch) 2022-2023 UGent, HoGent, Arteveldehogeschool, Howest Organiser Career management (attend at least 3 seminars; note that the annual Onderwijsdag also counts as a seminar)

Intervision session for starting PhD students (qualitative research) – ON CAMPUS 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

Introduction to R 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

De-identification and anonymisation of personal data 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

Theory Construction in Qualitative Research 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

Statistical modeling using R 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

Process and evaluation studies 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

Intervision session for advanced PhD students 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

Design and Analysis of Observational Studies 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

Developing interview questions and basic interview skills 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

Digital ethnography 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

Data visualization with R Shiny 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

Quality assessment in qualitative research 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

An introduction to writing qualitative research papers for publication in academic journals 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

Critical Discourse Analysis 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

Causality in qualitative research 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Communication skills

Basic concepts of clustering techniques for data science 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

Interviews (basic) 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

Creative with interviews 

2022-2023 FLAMES FLAMES Research & Valorization

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