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Summer School

Poster Discussion

Poster Discussion
Image Credit: Johannes Schöneberg

The summer school spans three full days. The CRC 958 project leaders present current topics and concepts from their specific research field. New insights into the research of the collaborate research centre and the opportunity to get in contact with the scientists of other projects and fellow PhD students are important goals of our summer schools.

The Summer Schools 2013 and 2014 were combined with a retreat held in the format of poster presentation and a series of short talks.

Getting together, discussing their research: our PhD students during the poster presentations.


Image Credit: Johannes Schöneberg

Have a look at the program of Summer School 2013.

The program of Summer School 2014 is linked here.

In 2015 we had 2 days of Summer School. You can find the program here. The third day was held on November, 25, 2015 as a Career Options Day

The Summer School 2016 started with a guest talk by Prof. Dr. Joachim Heberle on Wednesday, October, 12, 2016. He talked about "Good Scientific Practice and the German Research Ombudsman". The talk was followed by a meet-the-professor session.

On the next two days we had parallel workshops: "Scientific Writing Training" and "Grant Application Training"  (October, 13-14). The program is linked here.

The Summer School 2017 was held as two trainings and a Mini-Symposium:

  • Scientific & Academic Poster Presentation on September, 13 full day + 14 half day in the morning
  • Successful Slide Presentation on September, 14 half day in the afternoon + 15 full day
  • Mini-Symposium moderated by the trainer on September, 26.

Click here for the program.

In 2018, we took the opportunity to have a combined workshop and direct training in conference networking as Summer School.
The program can be found here.

The 2019 Summer School started with a networking event in August and was followed by a course on "Agile and Classic Project Management" in November as second part.

Due to the Corona pandemic situation we had no summer school in 2020. The doctoral candidates had the possibility to join a coaching for self-management in homeoffice in June 2020.

In 2021, we started our Summer School (November, 09) with a Network Meeting where Scientific Illustrator & Structural Biologist Barth van Rossum Barth gave a fantastic presentation on the benefits of professional data presentation for creating successful publications and funding proposals.

On the following two days we had a Graphic Design Course (November, 10-11). The program is linked here.