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Update 23-03-2020: Covid-19 affects society in various ways.
We are assembling the issues of all Dutch postdocs, please fill in our survey and/or Twitter polls.


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Posted by admin on March 23, 2020

Survey on Covid-19 related issues

The Covid-19 crisis forces society to take a likely long break. It is inevitable that much human and social damage will occur. To gain a better understanding of what is going on with postdocs in times of the corona crisis, we ask you to fill in a few questions via our Twitter polls and/or Google … read more >

Posted by admin on March 9, 2020

Mapping out your road… (new edition)

What is going to determine your career choices as a PhD graduate? Your knowledge, your capabilities, opportunities that just happen to arise? This 2-day retreat challenges you to discover your PhD Power and the internal factors that drive you in what you do. The question then becomes: To what extent will you dare to let … read more >

Posted by admin on February 23, 2020

Survey on Research Integrity

This survey aims to investigate research practices from the perspective of Research Integrity. The adoption of Research Integrity and its practices among PhD candidates, Early-career researchers, and Senior researchers in Europe is insufficiently mapped. Therefore, our team would like you to invite to fill on this anonymized questionnaire, which takes approx. 15 minutes to complete … read more >

Posted by admin on February 23, 2020

Life as a postdoc in the Netherlands

Academia is a ‘soul-sucking machine’. Having a family, writing grants, publishing papers, and coping with all the administrative work (admin, students, teaching, training) that we have is just too much. In order to win grants, especially the ones offered by the NWO, I have to have more and more papers, but writing the actual grants … read more >

Posted by admin on February 23, 2020

Unlock your potential in Life Sciences with BCF Career

Do you know how to be the best version of yourself, show all your potential and grow and prosper together with the Life Sciences? Experienced professionals, starters and students will get the opportunity to unlock their potential at the biggest career fair in Life Sciences: BCF Career Event on 14 May in Utrecht. Visit the booths of more than 80 … read more >