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Research Day:
Tips and Hints for a Successful Research Career

Research Day has two goals: First, provide RUB's junior researchers with valuable tips and hints for a successful research career and second, present and discuss state-of-the-art research carried out by doctoral researchers on campus.
During the day, participants gain insights into a variety of research fields while doctoral researchers present and communicate their projects to a highly interdisciplinary peer-community and benefit from profound feedback. In recent years, Research Days have interactively focused on interdisciplinarity, internationalisation, communication and developing research career strategies. Invited experts share insights for planning a research career and different formats allow participants to pose individual questions.

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Research Day 2019 - February 28, 2019

Requirements and attitudes for a successful research career



       Any questions: Please contact Dr. Ursula Justus

  • Research Day 2019 will address both: the most important factors for a research career and the personal attitudes that make researchers successful. We will discuss the established and distinct criteria for a research career as well as the more personal or informal ones and will reflect their meaning and impact for appointment procedures of university chairs. We will complete this discussion by putting a special emphasis on personal attitudes and experiences discussed with experts and experienced Postdocs.

    Communication of your research beyond disciplinary borders

    In the second part of the day you will introduce and propose your own research project in an interdisciplinary session with doctoral researchers from different research fields by bringing your posters. In an interactive part we will additionally reflect the question if, why and how you would describe the impact of your research for research and maybe also related to broader societal questions.



<i style="padding:15px 0px 10px 20px;">Research Day 2016: Participants of the open panel discussions on "Communication in Research".</i><i style="padding:15px 0px 10px 20px;">Poster Presentations in small interdisciplinary groups.</i><i style="padding:15px 0px 10px 20px;">Dr Thomas Koch on the importance of building a career strategy.</i><i style="padding:15px 0px 10px 20px;">Many interested doctoral and postdoctal researchers showed up.</i>