Roundtables

The NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials organizes regular roundtable discussions for its members over lunch to discuss family-work balance and career opportunities.

 

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Previous meetings

Date

Topic

23.10.2018

Gender Equality in Academia – Myth and Reality

Guest: Prof. Claudia Bagni, University of Lausanne

23.05.2018

From squeezed states to squeezed cells: an unusual physics career

Guest: Prof. Monika Ritsch-Marte, Medical University of Innsbruck

19.02.2017

Negotiation skills

27.11.2017

What comes next after your PhD / postdoc? Is this compatible with family life?

21.11.2017

What is like to jump from the lab into an editor’s chair?

Guest: Dr. Claire Hansell, senior editor at Nature, London 

29.09.2017

Postdoc.Mobility and PRIMA grants

13.06.2017

Unintentional bias

Guest: Dr. Christiane Löwe, Office for Gender Equality, University of Zurich

24.04.2017

Finalizing the thesis

27.02.2017

Presentation skills

12.12.2016

2.5 Years of NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials - Feedback from students about activities offered

by the center: what is good and what should be improved?

24.10.2016

Graphical design of figures

28.08.2016

How to write a research proposal

26.04.2016

Discussion on equal opportunities

Guests: Ms. Suzan G. LeVine (US Ambassador to Switzerland and Lichtenstein)

and Mr. Eric LeVine

22.02.2016

How to make a good presentation

14.12.2015

Supervision of undergraduate and master students – tips and tricks

20.10.2015

Women lead differently - is this  right? And what are the leadership qualities of the future?

Guest: Claudia Nussberger, Partner Heidrick & Struggles Switzerland

11.08.2015

How to develop ideas for a research proposal

9.06.2015

Project management

21.04.2015

Requirements for a postdoc position in Academia or Research – or how to improve your CV

Guests: Sylviane Brasey-Badoud, Agroscope Resources Unit RU / Corinne Jud,

Agroscope Institute for Livestock Sciences ILS

16.02.2015

Career opportunities after a PhD degree

15.12.2014

(Women) academic career coaching and sharing experiences on how to combine work with

family life