Cross-university support for early career researchers in the Ruhr Area

Research Academy Ruhr (RAR) is the joint platform of Ruhr-Universität Bochum, TU Dortmund University, and the University of Duisburg-Essen for promoting early career researchers on their career paths in academia and beyond. RAR's offers are directed at the around 10,000 doctoral and postdoctoral researchers who are engaged in the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr):

Schriftzug Forschung fördern digital
© Referat Forschungsförderung TU Dortmund

Am 28.9.2021, 12.15–13.15 Uhr, bietet das Referat Forschungsförderung der TU Dortmund einen Zusatztermin in der Veranstaltungsreihe „Forschung fördern digital“ an. Im Mittelpunkt des Vortrags "ERC Starting und Consolidator Grant: Behind the Scenes" steht ein Erfahrungsbericht von Prof. Dr. Rainer Meckenstock, der beide Seiten der ERC-Antragstellung kennt.

Das Foto zeigt den Schriftzug Teamwork, der aus Scrabble-Buchstaben gelegt wurde
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Leadership has undergone changes – in parallel with changes to our work environments. Interpersonal skills become ever more important when leading a team or a project: for motivation, conflict resolution, or work delegation. Enhance your skill set and register now for our online workshop on 14–15 October aimed at postdoctoral researchers of the University Alliance Ruhr.

Teaserfoto Herbstakademie
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Advanced doctoral researchers of the UA Ruhr universities can now register until 19 September for this year's Herbstakademie taking place online from 5 to 7 October. Even in the peak phase of your doctorate: take your time for workshops and discussions in a compact format. How do I publish in a visible way? How can I be convincing in my disputation? How do I deal with the multiple challenges of research and teaching?

Teaserfoto Karriereforum

On the way to a professorship: At the Karriereforum for postdocs of the UA Ruhr on 23 Sep 2021, renowned experts will answer your questions about appointment procedures for a professorship or specifics of career paths in the German science system. Benefit from group discussions and individual consultations and register until 8 September.