1 GRADUATE SCHOOL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Pre-Meeting Winter Term 2014/15, 13 th October 2014
2 Topics 1. General information 2. Courses in winter term Mentoring 4. Events 5. Support for international PhD students 6. Miscellaneous 7. Information on the PhD programmes (curriculum, specific knowledge courses, Pre-Meeting Hot Topic seminar)
3 Doctoral research + PhD Study programme 1. General information PhD study programme PhD study programme PhD study programme PhD programme PhD programme Neurosensory Science and Systems Interface Science Environm. Sciences and Biodiversity Renewable Energy Fundamental Physics and Appl. Mathem. Hearing Neurosenses SigCog RTG SensoryBio JRA Hearing4all Europ. Doct. (PCAM) RTG SensoryBio MWK: Nano- Energieforschung RTG SFB Roseobacter MWK: IBR RTG Models of Gravity
4 Development of Oltech 1. General information EFRE funding of Oltech expires end of October 2014 Oltech will continue as a Graduate School for all PhD students of the Faculty V, Faculty VI, (and Faculty II?) The detailed course programme of Oltech in 2015 has yet to be confirmed
5 New examination regulations New examination regulations for all PhD students of Oltech! 1. General information On request, it is possible to finish your studies in accordance with those examination regulations valid at time of your registration The new regulations can be found at: >> Service >> Links & Downloads
6 Certificates 1. General information Please contact us at least 2-3 months before finishing your PhD thesis! Please complete an Excel list of modules taken; available from us or your programme coordinator You must give us copies of all module certificates You should make an appointment with us to clarify open questions The Oltech certificate will be sent from the examinations office after your successful thesis defense Those who do not finish the programme can receive a document from us
7 StudIP Where to find my courses > Neurosensory Science and Systems > Interface Science > Environmental Sciences StudIP: > Campusmanagementsystem Stud.IP > Fakultät 5: Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften > Strukturierte Promotion > > Module 1. General information All courses for Neurosensory Sciences and Systems are still under Faculty V!
8 StudIP Where to find my courses > Graduate School "Science and Technology > Neurosensory Sc., Interface Sc., Environmental Sc. Renewable Energy Fundamental Physics and Applied Mathematics 1. General information StudIP: > Campusmanagementsystem Stud.IP > Interdisziplinäre Lehreinrichtungen / Professionalisierungsbereich > PhD Programmes > > Months
9 Transferable Skill courses Oltech 2. Interdisciplinary courses StudIP s from Oltech Register via StudIP; (Use your Student log-in! In case of problems then send an to oltech)
10 Statistics courses in winter term 2014/15 2. Interdisciplinary courses A, C Datenanalyse mit Matlab (Neuros. Sc.) A, C Experimental Design and Data Analysis (Biology) Weekly seminar Weds. 8:00-10:00 Dr. Jörn Anemüller University of Bremen, Prof. T. Hoffmeister, Prof. M. Diekmann, Free places at the lectures in the morning and a few free places at the practical tutorial in the afternoon. Registration: StudIP - University of Bremen (Shibboleth-Log). Please write also an to Oltech.
11 Oltech Courses (in winter term 2014/15) 2. Interdisciplinary courses B/C Adv. presentation techniques B/C Good Scientific Practice B/C Scientific Publishing Seminar, 5 days during summer term Pre-meeting: Monday , 10 a.m. W (altes Bauernhaus) Prof. Henrik Mouritsen Workshop 1 day December 10th, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. B. Grünberg, F. Esser Workshop, 3 days, Jan , Gunther Tress
12 Oltech Courses (scheduled 2015) 2. Interdisciplinary courses A/C Scientific Image Processing and Analysis Workshop, 2,5 day (spring 2015) Dr. Jan Brocher (Biovoxxel) B/C Scientific Communication Workshop 1 day (spring 2015) can also be used as pre-science Slam training Tim Schröder
13 Ever asked yourself Who do my results belong to? Or How do I set the authorship ranking on a paper? Date & Time: 10 December 2014 / 9:00-16:30 Location: TGO seminar room IV, Marie-Curie-Straße 1 Language: English Credit points: 0.5 Registration: Lecturers: Dr. F. Esser, Dr. B Grünberg Participants: minimum 10 / maximum 20 The basis of the scientific community is trust and depends on the honesty of all its members. However, every now and then the media report on scientific misconduct. Besides such widely publicized affairs, major and minor breaches of the rules occur in the immediate environment of many a scientist. But what are the rules? This one-day seminar will introduce the Germen Science Foundation (DFG) recommendations on good scientific practice and the official procedures for dealing with scientific misconduct at the University of Oldenburg. Which mechanisms contribute to misconduct will be discussed and how every researcher can help uphold the principles of good scientific practice in his/her day-to-day activity.
14 Consultation-hour for PhD students The "PSB" (Counselling Service) of the Studentenwerk Oldenburg (SWO) is offering help if: You are at the end of your PhD and do not know what comes next You have any kind of problems with your supervisor, e.g. communication, supervision, personal You have any other kind of questions you would like or need to confidentially discuss with a professional coach for an appointment to with subject Sprechstunde für Doktoranden
15 Career Day in Neuroscience th June 2015, NeSSy Neurosensory Sciences Organizing team will start 22 nd or 29 th October Please contact: Beate or Kathrin to join the team
16 Neurosensory Sciences SigCog Hot Topics Who? SigCog Students What? Presentation of your PhD project or results Where? Hot Topics Seminar in room W When? 23 rd 10:00 am Why? to present your research, get constructive feedback in a friendly environment, practice a talk for a conference How? send me an !
17 Neurosensory Sciences SigCog: Retreat Funds available for organizing a retreat/workshop Need a student organizer to start planning Contact with ideas or further questions (re: budget, location, etc)
18 Transferable Skill courses 2. Interdisciplinary courses Win-Werkstatt Register via PE/OE- IP or phone. The form has to be stamped by Oltech for the course to be free of charge.
19 Win-Werkstatt C Zeitmanagement 2. Interdisciplinary courses 23 / 24 Oct. 2014, 9:00-17:00 Annekatrin Gall C Erfolgsfaktor Stimme C Project management C Successful communication C Research Funding C Career Strategies C Leadership skills for PhDs 28 / 29 Oct. 2014, 9:00-17:00 Tomma Hangen scheduled 2015, 2-day Workshop Frank Fischer / Julia Bär scheduled 2015, 2-day Workshop Barbara Kosuch scheduled 2015, 2-day Workshop Dr. Beate Scholz scheduled 2015, 2-day Workshop Laetitia Godineau scheduled 2015, 2-day Workshop Dr. Claudia Eilles-Matthiesen
20 2. Interdisciplinary courses for PhD students and Post-Docs (Frank Lauterbach) B Academc Writing Module B Writing & Publishing a Research Paper B Speaking Properly about Your Research Mon, 4:30-8:00 p.m Dates: Room V03 0-E003 Mon, 4:30-8:00 p.m Dates: 12.1., 19.1., 26.1., Room V03 0-E003 Effective Strategies for Communicating in Academic Contexts scheduled for 2015 Registration via Win-Werkstatt / Qualifizierungsfeld E:
21 2. Interdisciplinary courses University Language Centre - Sprachenzentrum Entry-level test for English, French, Spanish: Oct. 16th, a.m p.m., Room A German language courses Intensive language courses, German for special purposes (Natural Sciences), Computerlab - E-learning to
22 Transferable Skill courses 2. Interdisciplinary courses Cooperating Graduate Schools Websites and s from Oltech Register via directly to the cooperating graduate school (Oltech in C.c.)
23 Cooperating Graduate Schools 2. Interdisciplinary courses Bremen International Graduate School for Marine Sciences, University, Bremen Leadership Skills Sabine Lerch Workshop 2 days October Please check the website for further courses! We will inform you about free places via .
24 2. Interdisciplinary courses Cooperating Graduate Schools Helmholtz Graduate School for Polar and Marine Research, AWI, Bremerhaven Statistics Introduction to Hypothesis Testing & Parameter Estimation Introduction to GIS (using R and/or MATLAB) Part 1: Oct. Part 2: 5-7 Nov., AWI Bremerhaven Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of R General Course 1-3 Dec. 2014, AWI Bremerhaven Dr. Antonie Haas Please check the website for further courses! We will inform you about free places via .
25 3. Mentoring PROhear: Promotion of Young Scientists in Hearing Research The next Mentoring Programme for female Ph.D. students and female young PostDocs will start in Spring 2015 Information Event: 4 December 2014, pm (Nadja Plothe) oring.php
26 4. Events Graduate School 5 th anniversary 5 Jahre Graduiertenschule Naturwissenschaft und Technik (Oltech) Ein Blick in die Zukunft Wednesday, 22 nd October 2014, 4-7 p.m Bibliothekssaal (Campus Haarentor)
27 Programm Graduate School 5 th anniversary Begrüßung: Prof. Dr. Georg Klump (Direktor der Graduiertenschule) Grußworte Prof. Dr. Katharina Al-Shamery (Präsidentin der Universität) Prof. Dr. Meinhard Simon (Dekan der Fakultät V) Prof. Dr. med. Gregor Theilmeier (Dekan der Fakultät VI) Stephan Albani (Geschäftsführer Hörzentrum, MdB) Strukturiertes Promovieren in der Medizin Dr. Alice Edler (Munich Medical Research School) Promovieren in der Graduiertenschule Oltech Friederice Pirschel (Promotionsstudentin, Neurosciences) Laura Verbeek (Promotionsstudentin, ICBM) Musik: Jann Poppen Umtrunk und Snacks PowerPoint-Karaoke Please register via:
28 4. Events 3. PhD students day from the Graduate School 3GO Die Promotion Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz und Finanzierung Dr. Ulrike Preisßler (Deutscher Hochschulverband) 22 October 2014, 10 a.m.-12 noon Bibliothekssaal (Campus Haarentor) More information:
29 5. International PhD students PhD tutors Tamara Alchammas Graduated PhD Student in Arts and Media Janna Bauermeister BA student of Anglistic and General Science Contact: Mailing-List: https://www.facebook.com/phdtutorsoldenburguniversity
30 5. International PhD students Support for international PhDs Support for incoming international PhDs Cooperation project with the international student office contact and assistance in preparation of the stay Help with residence permit, housing, registration, etc. Support for international PhDs at the Graduate School Help with administration Organizing of intercultural events
31 Cultural Events 5. International PhD students Cracker barrel ( Stammtisch ) Every 1 st Wednesday of the month (next: Nov. 5 th, Dec. 3 rd ) Starting: 7.30 p.m. Location: Finca Bar & Celona (Ammerländer Heerstraße 252) Please let us know if you will be attending and send an to phd.tutor(at)uni-oldenburg.de! International Lunch Every 4 th Wednesday in a month, meet at pm Location: Mensa Uhlhornsweg or Mensa Wechloy Interested in cultural events for international students? Please check the entertainments guide on the ISO website!
32 6. Miscellaneous Phd student representatives for the PhD programme Admissions Committee and Examinations Committee Neurosensory Science and Systems Interface Science Environmental Sciences and Biodiversity Renewable Energy Fundamental Physics and Applied Mathematics
33 6. Miscellaneous Questions???
34 Next: Information exchange Theme Who? PhD program General questions Klaudia Hettwer all Transferable skills courses Administration and admission Oili Tsakmakis all International PhDs PhD programmes scientific knowledge courses Tamara Alchammas Kathrin Henichs, Beate Grünberg, J. Leßig-Owlanj Carsten Dosche Ferdinand Esser Andreas Günther Christine Steinseifer-Jeske all Neuros. Sc. + Systems Interface Science Environm. Sc. + Biodiv. Renewable Energy Fundamental Physics and Appl. Mathematics
35 The Oltech team an Graduate School Science and Technology Klaudia Hettwer Neurosensory Science and Systems Julia Rudman Interface Science Env. Sc. & Biodiversity Oili Tsakmakis Renewable Energy Fundament. Physics & Appl. Maths Beate Grünberg Kathrin Henrichs Jacqueline Lessig- Owlanj Christina Lavalle Carsten Dosche Ferdinand Esser Andreas Günther Christine Steinseifer- Jeske
36 Thank you!