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A new initiative from our partner BCF!

Prepare for the 2nd half of 2020 with a career plan and enhanced skills! We know 2020 is far from going as planned for most of us. At BCF we want to give you the chance to come out of lock-down with a better vision for your career and new skills to take on new Read More …

Uitloop van onderzoekstrajecten door COVID-19: onderzoeksinstellingen werken aan oplossingen

Door de COVID-19-crisis ligt veel onderzoek stil. Onderzoekers hebben geen toegang meer tot labs of collecties, kunnen geen data verzamelen, of zetten zich in het ziekenhuis in. Dit heeft een grote impact op het Nederlandse onderzoek en plaatst onderzoekers voor grote uitdagingen. In het bijzonder is er aandacht voor de gevolgen voor onderzoekers met tijdelijke Read More …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Join I Lab U!

Have you ever tried to explain to the public what you do for a living? And, how easy was it? Not much, right?! We know how you feel. Depending on your mood and who is asking, you might sound like you are speaking in a different boring language, or like you are one of those Read More …

Twelfth Edition of the BioBusiness Summer School

BioBusiness Summer School is an introductory course for academics who are contemplating a career switch to industry and young professionals in their first industry jobs. This course will help you jumpstart your business career in the Life Sciences industry. During the five day programme you will learn the basics of the main business topics, such as Read More …

Mapping out your road…

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 …