Workshops offered at all four CEPLAS partner institutions are open to CEPLAS doctoral and postdoctoral researchers (subject to space availability). For a complete list of courses available at CEPLAS partner institutions, please check the official websites (e.g. iGRAD, HeRA, GSfBS, AMC, UoC Postdoc Career Program). Please see as well our course archive, as several of the courses will be offered annually.
Below are examples of upcoming courses. These are allocated to core competencies expected of graduate researchers and postdocs, based on definitions from the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA). You are encouraged to learn more about the core competencies and explore related resources.
Courses are divided into the following categories:
Currently no courses listed.
Individual statistical consultation
Individual statistical consultation: If you are facing statistical or bioinformatic problems you can always contact the Center for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics (CBiBs) for individual consultation. Please write an E-Mail to CBiBs and ask for a consultation date. CEPLAS will cover the costs that might be charged.
Language courses: German and English
CEPLAS Science Communication Module 2023
In 2023, CEPLAS will again organize a Science Communication module. The module will consist of several workshops like
- Basics of Science Communications
- Successfully communicating your research - Journalistic writing and communicating to the media
- Science Communication and Social Media
- Videos in Science: Writing, shooting and editing
More details will follow.
Participation in individual courses is possible. For receiving a certificate on the Science Communication module, participation in several elements is mandatory.
For questions please contact Dr. Petra Bracht.
Hochschuldidaktik (in German)
Self-Marketing and Networking in Science
Good Scientific Practice for CEPLAS (Post)Doctoral Researchers 2024
Instructor: Dr. Christian Dumpitak, iGRAD, HHU Düsseldorf
This seminar, which is organised by iGRAD for CEPLAS doctoral researchers and postdocs, is a fundamental introduction to the principles for safeguarding good scientific practice as proposed by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). It focuses on the perspectives of (post)doctoral researchers by introducing and discussing the following topics:
- Introduction to and definitions of Good Scientific Practice
- Potential areas of conflict in research
- Dishonest scientific practice, behaviour and possible consequences
- Data preparation and documentation
- Publishing, publications and scientific collaborations
- Supervision and organisational culture
- Strategies to prevent and to deal with potential problems and conflicts