BIOME - Soft Skills
Soft Skill Workshop Attendance Sheet
BIOME graduates have to attend at least one soft-skill workshop a year. M.D./Ph.D candidates are obliged to attend at least two soft-skill training sessions a year. Please download this attendance sheet to help you document your participation at the workshops:
Workshop Attendance Sheet
Soft Skill Programmes - Details
The soft skill programme at the University of Duisburg-Essen is provided by the Graduate Center Plus. For regular feeds about soft skill courses, please subscribe to the GC Plus mailing list!
Graduate Center Plus
Further courses of interest may also be found in collaboration with the Ruhr University Bochum. To register for RUB workshops, please contact Dr. Ursula Justus.
RUB Research School
Presenting in Academia: How to give a good talk
Target audience: BIOME members close to the end of their PhD/post-docs
Host: GC Plus
Venue: Innovationsfabrik des SSC, Essen Main Campus, Room V15 S01 C97
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Trainer: Jan Schilling
Registration: Register here by 17.01.2019
Patenting Process and Patent Research in Life Sciences
Target audience: BIOME members
Host: UDE Patent Office / CRC 1093 Workshop
Venue: Morning session: Essen Main Campus, Room S05 T05 B01; Afternoon session: Essen Main Campus, PC Pool Room S03 S03 A05
Time: 10.15 – 12.45 and 14.15 – 16.45
Trainers: Dr. Isabel Aller and Dr. Wolfram Schleich
Participants: 20 per session
Career Alternatives in the Biomedical Professions
Target audience: BIOME members
Host: BIOME and UDE Career Service (ABZ)
Venue: Universitätsklinikum Essen, Lehr- und Lernzentrum, Deichmann-Auditorium, Virchowstraße 163a, 45147 Essen
Trainer: REAL Dienstleistungs GmbH
DiMento for BIOME Doctorates
This collaboration project with UDE’s Career Service (ABZ) is aimed at all doctorates who wish to pursue a career in the German industry after their PhD. The one-year programme is open to both genders, with a focus on candidates with a diversity background.
Language: German (C1 or higher)
Venue: Universitätscampus Duisburg
Registration deadline: 04.11.2018
UKE's Training Programme
Seminars within the categories 1, 3, 4 and 5 of the further training programme at the Universitätsklinikum Essen are considered to be equivalent to other soft-skill workshops.
UDE's Career Service (ABZ)
Some of the wide-ranging workshops offered by UDE's Career Service may be of great interest and use to BIOME members.
Recommended Online Tutorials
The following online courses have been recommended by fellow BIOME members:
Writing in the Sciences
German for Guest Scientists/Visiting Researchers
German language courses at different levels are offered to guest scientists and visiting researchers by the University of Duisburg-Essen's Institute for Optional Studies.
Contact and Registration: email@example.com
German for International Medical Doctors
The Universitätsklinikum Essen is offering a German course tailored to meet the needs of local international medical doctors.
Contact and registration: www.uk-essen.de/bildungsakademie
Aspects covered in this language course include:
- Conversations with patients
- Medical German for doctors
- Themes and contents considered relevant by the participants in their professional day-to-day lives.