Promotion of Early Career Researchers Transferable Skills

Further Academic Offers for (Post)Docs

For an easy overview, this page lists providers of courses dedicated to transferable skills for doctoral candidates and postdocs, as well as related academic offers of the University of Bern, the Counselling Centre Universities of Bern and selected other institutions. The list is not exhaustive. Information about what is available in the field of Teaching in Higher Education is provided here. Please take note of the conditions of participation of the respective providers.

Further Academic Offers for (Post)Docs
Date Title Provider Target Audience
Various formats continuously Events on Open Science topics UB usually relevant for doctoral candidates and/or postdocs, may differ from format to format
Various courses continuously Courses in scientific literature searching, writing and publishing, reference management software UB young academics and other interested persons
Course 29.01.2020 Scientific Writing for Beginners: Introduction to IMRaD format UB Students and researchers of the Health and Natural Sciences
Residency open call for transdisciplinary research project development Febr-Sept 2020 mLAB residency GLOBAL IN/JUSTICE mLAB all disciplines, international, one team member must be employed by the University of Bern holding a research post from PhD student to level of professorship
Workshop 12.02.2020 Deep Learning: A Practical Approach in MATLAB SciIT UNIBE staff members, students and potential users involved in scientific research
Workshop 14.02.2020 Machine Learning with Dataiku (with Dataiku Certification) SciIT Graduates and professionals enrolled for the CAS Applied Data Science. Others. 
Competition 02-06/2020 International Competition of Science Communication British Council Young scientists and engineers, registration: Febr 21, 2020
Seminar Spring 2020 Writing Research Articles in English in the Natural Sciences, level B2/C1 AES Doctoral students
Seminar Spring 2020 English for University Studies 1 (Intermediate), level B1 AES (Doctoral) students
Seminar Spring 2020 Speaking English with Confidence, level B2 AES (Doctoral) students
Seminar Spring 2020 English for University Studies 3 (Advanced), level C1 AES (Doctoral) students
Seminar Spring 2020 Advanced English Speaking, level C1 AES (Doctoral) students
Seminar Spring 2020 English for University Studies 2 (Upper-intermediate), level B2 (Tuesdays) AES (Doctoral) students
Seminar Spring 2020 English for University Studies 2 (Upper-intermediate), level B2 (Wednesdays) AES (Doctoral) students
Lecture Series Spring 2020 The Importance of Open Science and Scientific Integrity for Scientific Progress Open Science Doctoral and master students
Course 04.03.2020 Storytelling for Researchers & Clinicians UB Students and researchers of the Health and Natural Sciences
Course 10.03.2020 Outlining the Scientific Paper UB Students and researchers of the Health and Natural Sciences
Course 17.03.2020 Improve Your Scientific Writing in English: Focus on the Paragraph UB Students and researchers of the Health and Natural Sciences
Course 25.03.2020 Introduction to Grant Writing UB Students and researchers of the Health and Natural Sciences
Workshop 23.03.2020 Ja heisst ja AfG University staff
Forumtheater und StattGewalt-Rundgänge 23.-27.03.2020 "Sie haben sich aber schön gemacht!" AfG University staff
Course 27.03.2020 Wen-Do. Selbstbehauptung und -verteidigung AfG Female* students and staff
Workshop 01.04.2020  Vorurteilsbewusste Teamkultur gestalten AfG University staff
Course 07.04.2020 Writing the Methods & Results Section of a Scientific Paper UB Students and researchers of the Health and Natural Sciences
Course 15.04.2020 Writing the Discussion Section of a Scientific Paper UB Students and researchers of the Health and Natural Sciences
Course 23.04.2020 Done Being Nice! Increase your Assertiveness in Institutional Power Games AfG Female* postdocs and professors
Course 28.04.2020 Writing the Introduction to a Scientific Paper UB Students and researchers of the Health and Natural Sciences
Workshop 06., 13., 20., 27.05.2020 Preparing Papers for Publication in English AES Doctoral students
Workshop 12.05.2020 Geschlechtergerechtes Formulieren: gewusst wie AfG University staff
Course 13.05.2020 Writing the Abstract  UB Students and researchers of the Health and Natural Sciences
Course 26.05.2020 Effective Tables, Figures and Slides UB Students and researchers of the Health and Natural Sciences
Course 10.06.2020  

Presentation Skills for Scientific Researchers: Increase the Effectiveness of your Conference Talks, Poster Sessions, and Job Presentations

UB Students and researchers of the Health and Natural Sciences
The GUILD Summer School 05.-11.07.2020, deadline for application March 25, 2020 Call for Applications Guild Summer School 2020.pdf (PDF, 168KB) University of Glasgow funded places for 2 Bernese doctoral students
Course 05.08.2020  

Managing Co-Authors and the Ethics of Authorship

UB Students and researchers of the Health and Natural Sciences
Course 20.10.2020 Nie mehr Lampenfieber! Gesehen, gehört und verstanden werden AfG Female* staff
Presentation Training 28.10.2020 The Messenger is the Message AfG Female* doctoral students and postdocs

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COMET – Coaching, Mentoring und Training

The Career Programme for Female Postdocs at the University of Bern

COMET supports female postdocs in the individual planning of their scientific careers.