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ResearchResearch School of Behavioural and Cognitive NeurosciencesEducationPhD Training ProgrammeA. BCN Standard Courses and Activities

3. BCN PhD Retreat 2018

Compulsory twice: once active and once passive participation.

Content

All PhD students will be invited to the retreat. Students who are in the second and fourth year of their project are invited to give a 8-minute presentation of their project, followed by a 7-minute discussion. Everyone is expected to be actively involved in the discussions following the presentations. Several senior staff members will be present to also take part in the discussions. Two senior staff members will provide feedback to the speakers.

Target Group

All PhD students within BCN.

Application

Click here to register

Credits

1 EC for participation
2 EC for participation with a presentation.

Objectives

1. To practice giving an oral presentation of the research project in a conference format in English.
2. To provide a forum for scientific and social integration.

After this course you should have improved your abilities to

1. make a distinction between what to keep and what to leave out , when presenting your work
2. organise a presentation in such a way that it is easy to follow
3. create presentations that will hold your audience’s attention
4. explain your research to fellow PhD students and senior scientists, both inside and outside your field, in a clear way
5. answer questions about your research in a clear and concise way
6. ask questions about presentations of other researchers

Period

March 8 and 9, 2018

Form

A two-day stay at a conference centre.

Materials

Advice on giving a talk
Template for abstract

Maximum number of participants

70

Location

Hotel De Oringer Marke
Hoofdstraat 9
7873 BB, Odoorn
Phone: 0591 - 519 000

Last modified:17 May 2018 2.59 p.m.