Complex Molecular Systems (CMS) Scientific Skills Course (8I030) for PDeng and PhD students

The Institute for Complex Molecular Systems (ICMS) offers
PDeng and PhD students who recently started their projects the opportunity to participate in the scientific skills course, upon recommendation of their supervisor. This course is given in English and is scheduled in quartile 3, February 2018 (see § Scientific skills for more detail on the course). Taking part in this course programs will equip you with skills that are essential in an interdisciplinary research environment. In addition you will be connected to the ICMS expert community. This program is complementary to other TU/e education programs and after successful completion you will receive a certificate of participation.

Scientific skills
This course focuses on gaining practical skills and a deeper insight into a number of aspects related to performing research in an academic or industry environment, including setting up a research plan, performing literature searches, understanding the process of peer review and writing/publishing articles, obtaining insight in scientific integrity issues, and giving presentations. One session in this course will focus on skills that are essential in an industrial environment. PDeng, PhD and Master students will participate in this course. Assignments will be tuned to the level of the participants; in other words the assignments of master students will differ from the assignments for PhD and PDeng students

 Admission requirements

  • A letter or email of recommendation by your supervisor or professor.
  • Interest in working in a multidisciplinary research environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in spoken and written English.

To apply for this course please send a motivation letter, your Curriculum Vitae, a letter/email of recommendation (max. ½ A4) by your supervisor or professor to Cindy Plompen ( Deadline for submission is 15 September 2017. After your submission we will contact you soonest to inform you on your admission to the course.