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Posted by admin on March 6, 2018

Local meeting for Postdoc Network Utrecht – Life Sciences

The first meeting for the local network in Utrecht will be this month!   You can register for free at: http://bit.ly/PNUstart   Postdoc Network Utrecht aims to connect all life science postdocs (and also assistant-professors and other interested scientific personnel) to unite them, help with career development and act as a liaison to UU and … read more >

Posted by admin on February 12, 2018

Let your voice be heard, support our Twitter message to the Minister

Parliamentary questions have been asked about the postdoc situation, let the Minister of Education, Culture, and Science @ivanengelshoven know that you want those questions answered.   Share or like our status update: https://twitter.com/PostdocNL/status/963030214468136960, that will really help, or tweet yourself to the Minister @ivanengelshoven. Let’s speed up the change.   Join the LinkedIn groupSign up … read more >

Posted by admin on February 12, 2018

The rector of Leiden University and Frank Futselaar of the SP want change

The research by the CWTS Institute at Leiden University that we mentioned below (The career of postdocs is largely dependent on coincidence) is taking effect. The rector of Leiden University has indicated that he will take action as a result of this research and Frank Futselaar of the SP wants the Minister to take action … read more >

Posted by admin on February 8, 2018

The career of postdocs is largely dependent on coincidence

What does it mean to be a postdoc? Have you ever wondered if you’re the only one feeling overwhelmed by your workload and lack of career perspective? Or do you feel making the next career step is really easy for you?   Researchers Teelkens and Van der Weijden conducted a large-scale study among postdocs, using … read more >

Posted by admin on January 30, 2018

Postdocs for postdocs, we’re making a difference

Part of the PostdocNL board met up for another inspiring working day. Here we brainstorm and get things done for postdoc career development.   Eelco is setting up a postdoc network in Leiden, Nicoline is establishing one in Utrecht. This week we will be contacting all the HR departments at research institutes and organizations, to … read more >