Events

General Meeting 2020

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  • Start: Nov 4, 2020
  • End: Nov 6, 2020
The General Meeting 2020 was planned to take place in Munich. However, due to the current situation, it will be held online from November 4-6, 2020. [more]

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 #BreakTheStigma

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  • Start: Oct 5, 2020
  • End: Oct 10, 2020
The Mental Health Collective organized an MPS-wide Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) from the 5th to 10th October 2020, in cooperation with University of Jena & Dresden Team, which includes MPI-CBG, DIGS-BB and Dresden Concept. We adopted a 100% virtual format for higher inclusivity and greater reach. There is a broad schedule of talks on the topic of mental health in academia, work/life balance, mental health issues, preventative strategies, coping mechanisms and more - something for everyone! [more]

Open Access Ambassadors Conference

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PhDnet in collaboration with Max Planck Digital Library are restarting the Open Access Ambassadors (OAA) program. A conference with leading experts and interactive workshops for Max Planck Society’s early career researchers will be held 10-11 December 2019 at Harnack House in Berlin. The OAA program follows a train-the-trainer concept aiming at enabling Early stage researchers to promote open access and open science at their respective institutes. [more]

N² event: From Research to Application

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The N2 Event 2019 unites selected leading scientists from academic research and industry with excellent doctoral researchers from various research fields of N2—the biggest association of doctoral researchers in Germany. In this interdisciplinary atmosphere we will have presentations, workshops and open discussions about the role of basic research and how it can contribute to and translate into commercial interest. Connecting young scientist with experienced pioneers as well as basic research with industry will contribute to mutual exchange, growing networks between disciplines and discovering new perspectives. [more]

General Meeting 2019

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The General Meeting is an annual platform for doctoral researchers from MPIs all over Germany to meet and discuss local and national PhD-related issues, to learn more about the PhDNet and how it contributes to the MPS and an opportunity to meet and socialise with fellow doctoral researchers from a plethora of disciplines in an informal and relaxing environment. In addition, you will be briefly introduced to the currently operational working groups within the PhDNet and how you can be a part of them during your PhD. [more]

Mental Health Awareness Week

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  • Start: Oct 7, 2019
  • End: Oct 11, 2019
We organized an MPS-wide Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) from the 7th to 11th October, 2019. Each institute was encouraged to organize at least one local event during the week of the 10th of October, which is International Mental Health Awareness Day. This was accompanied by a social media campaign before and during the week to encourage attendance and raise awareness. Additionally, the MPS occupational health management (BGM) steering-group supported this initiative. [more]

Visions in Science 2018

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Visions in Science is the annual interdisciplinary scientific event organized by members of the Max Planck PhDNet. The 7th Visions in Science will be held in conjunction with the Max Planck Career Fair in Berlin from the 5th to the 7th of October, 2018. We have invited leading scientists and innovative companies to create a stimulating atmosphere where young researchers can network, look for employment opportunities and discuss their visionary ideas about the future of science. [more]

Visions in Science 2017

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This years theme will be "Discover New Perspectives" with a special focus on changes. [more]

March for Science

  • Date: Apr 22, 2017
As a society, we have benefitted immensely from decades of scientific breakthroughs. Progress demands that we continue to push the boundaries of reality through ethical scientific research. [more]
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