Course – Introduction to TRAIL & the PhD students process (online)

January 25, 2021 10.30 - 13.00 h

This introduction meeting is for all new TRAIL PhD students.

The aim of this meeting is to introduce TRAIL Research School and the PhD process at TRAIL, and to present the support given by TRAIL to PhD students. 

Some time ago, you started as a PhD student at TRAIL Research School. To guide you in the TRAIL world, we have set up a special meeting to give you more insight into the TRAIL Research School projects and particularly about the PhD process.

The meeting has numerous goals:

  • First, in this introduction we like to show you the activities within your Research School (who is who, courses, formalities, publications, the website and the latest news);
  • Secondly, you will meet fellow PhD students and extend your network of TRAIL contacts.

10.30 – 11:00 hrs   Welcome & brief introduction by PhD students
11:00 – 11:15 hrs   Presentation Van Wee: (1) any questions about TRAIL? (2) Collaboration, (3) TRAIL conference
11.15 – 11.25 hrs short break
11:25 – 11.45 hrs   Presentation Marchau: PhD process
11.45 – 12.00 hrs   Felix Pot: PhD student experiences
12.00 – 12.10 hrs   Felix Pot: TRAIL PhD Council
12.10 – 12.20 hrs short break
12.20 – 12.35 hrs   Ignacio Hernandez: being a PhD student in the Netherlands
12.35 – 12.50 hrs   Q&A

Course leaders: Prof. Vincent Marchau & Prof. Bert van Wee

Date: 25 January 2021

Time: 10.30 – 13.00 h

Location: online

ECTS: 0.25

Participation: free for all new TRAIL members

Registration: HERE

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