EssentialTransferable Skills for Early Stage Researchers / 1st Year PhD Students
November 16th, 2021 GAVIN LUCAS, ThePaperMill TOBIAS MAIER, National Institute for Science Communication in Karlsruhe

The goal of this workshop is to provide participants with a grounding in some key transferable competencies for their PhD research and beyond. The over-riding principle of the straining is awareness-raising: to develop a conceptual framework to understand and deal with some of the common challenges that arise during one’s PhD, and to acquire a set of practical tools and methods that are immediately applicable in the participants’ working environment. Another main goal of this workshop is cohort-building, to help establish a cohesive group identity among the participants, as a basis for collaboration during their PhD.


  • Cohort Building
  • Communication skills
  • Time management
  • Project and task management

PhD retreat, November 15-16, 2021. El Montanyà