News | Oct. 17, 2019
Free career webinars starting next Monday 21st October

Register now for the next career webinars with Rebecca Winkels (Strategic Communication for Scientists), Abraham Shevack, European Medical Writers Association (EMWA), and Prof. Dr. Eva Kiermaier (Nachwuchsgruppen).  Read more...

News | Oct. 15, 2019
Get to know your fellow AlumNode members - this time: DORCAS

In our last AlumNode newsletter we asked you to raise your hand, if you want to present yourself to the AlumNode community. The first fellow to be introduced is Dorcas.  Read more...

News | Oct. 14, 2019
Feeling stuck? Close your laptop, stop your field measurements and write a poem

Sam Illingworth explains how poetry can help to communicate and celebrate your science.  Read more...

News | Oct. 7, 2019
Free Webinar “Career paths for scientists: Junior research groups”

Join the GSO-webinar on 21. October about “Career paths for scientists: Junior research groups” with Prof. Dr. Eva Kiermaier (Junior Research Group Leader, University of Bonn), moderated by Dr. Marieke Üzüm (German Scholars Organization).  Read more...

News | Oct. 2, 2019
Communicating science online increases interest, engagement and access to funds

Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and other social media platforms are sometimes dismissed as distractions for students. But they’re also avenues for scientific communication.  Read more...

News | Oct. 1, 2019
How to Create a Personal Branding Plan in 30 Minutes

You're ready to make a career move—maybe you’re looking for a new job, launching a side business, or eyeing a promotion. In all of these instances, boosting your personal brand can help you achieve your goal.  Read more...

News | Oct. 1, 2019
Heidelberg Laureate Forum 2019

The 7th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) took place September 22-27, where 200 young researchers in mathematics and computer science spent a week of scientific exchange with the recipients of the disciplines’ most prestigious prizes.  Read more...

News | Sept. 30, 2019
Seven steps to make travel to scientific conferences more sustainable

Researchers should learn to travel better to mitigate their climate impacts. Institutions can help by facilitating and rewarding sustainable travel behaviour.  Read more...

News | Sept. 28, 2019
Public Speaking Tips That’ll Help You Crush Your Next Presentation

In many professions, some amount of public speaking is necessary. It might be that you need to present in a small meeting or other event. No matter what it is or how daunting you find it, there are steps you can take to improve your skills.  Read more...

News | Sept. 24, 2019
AlumNode Project: Mental Health and Time Management Workshop

The AlumNode project "Mental Health and Timemanagement" by Manuela Schütze and Marcel Pawlowski offers a full-day workshop to PhD students and postdocs, providing exercises and tools to monitor and manage their mental health and time.  Read more...