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Past courses

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2017

Leadership & Management skills
(November 14-15, 2017)
>> learn more & sign up

Presentation skills
(October 23-24, 2017)
>> info & registration

Radiocarbon in the Earth System
(September 25-29,2017)
>> learn more

Applied Statistics & Data Analysis
(September, 2017)
>> details on the webpage

Terrestrial Biosphere
(August 21 - September 6, 2017)
>> further information

Career Planning for Scientists
(June 7, 2017)
>> inform yourself & register

Media & Public Relations for Science
(May 16, 2017)
>> details & registration

R course: The basics
(April 3-7, 2017)
>> here is detailed information

Academic Writing
(March 22-23, 2017)
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Rules for Good Scientific Practice
(March 17, 2017)
>> extended info & registration

Grant Proposal Writing
(March 1-2, 2017)
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Python
(February 28, March 6-7 & March 13-14, 2017)
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Soil, Soil Biology & Soil Hydrology
(February 27 - March 16, 2017)
>> details & registration

2016

Data Visualisation: Principles & Applications
(December 1-2, 2016)
>> details & registration

Overview course
(November 16-18, November 23-25 and December 14, 2016)
>> detailed information

Plan B – How to find your career outside academia
(November 9-10, 2016)
>> inform yourself & register

Scientific Writing
(October 6-7, 2016)
>> details & registration

Analytical Techniques
(September/October, 2016)
>> details

Project Management
(September 6-7, 2016)
>> more info & registration

Time Management
(September 1, 2016)
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R course: The basics
(May 18-19, 2016)
>> here is detailed information

Communication - How to manage your supervisor ...
(May 12-13, 2016)
>> more info & registration

Python
(March 16-18 & April 6-7, 2016)
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Atmosphere & Ocean
(February 29 - March 21, 2016)
>> details & registration

Grant Proposal Writing
(March 3-4, 2016)
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Rules for Good Scientific Practice
(February 12, 2016)
>> extended info & registration

Climate Science: From Basic Research to Communication
(January 21-22, 2016)
>> details & registration

2015

Data Visualisation: Principles & Applications
(December 3-4, 2015)
>> details & registration

Overview course
(November 16-20 and 30, 2015)
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Plan B – how to find your career outside academia
(November 25-26, 2015)
>> inform yourself & register

Modeling & Numerical Techniques
(October 20 - November 4, 2015)
>> more information & registration

Scientific Writing
(October 1-2, 2015)
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Illustrator course
(September 22-23, 2015)
>> details & registration

Applied Statistics & Data Analysis
(September 9-17, 2015)
>> details on the webpage

Eddy Covariance
(May 18-22, 2015)
>> detailed information

Terrestrial Biosphere
(May, 2015)
>> further information

R course: The basics (March 17-18, 2015)
>> here is detailed information
R course: Advanced modules (April 20-24, 2015)
>> more info on this web page

Soil, Soil Biology & Soil Hydrology
(March 23-27, 2015)
>> details & registration

Rules for Good Scientific Practice
(March 6, 2015)
>> extended info & registration

Leadership & Management skills
(February 24-25, 2015)
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2014

Data Visualisation: Principles & Applications
(November 27 & 28, 2014)
>> details & registration

Paleoclimate
(October & November, 2014)
>> find out more

R for Beginners
(October 08, 2014)
>> more info on this web page

Poster Presentation
(September 8 & 9, 2014)
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Overview course
(June 19-25, 2014)
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Scientific Writing
(June 5-6, 2014)
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Earth Observation Techniques
(May & June, 2014)
>> more info & registration

Scientists Need More
(May 5-8, 2014)
>> more info & registration

Time & Self Management
(April 1-2, 2014)
>> more info & registration

Atmosphere & Ocean
(January 27-31, 2014)
>> details & registration

Rules for Good Scientific Practice
(January 21, 2014)
>> extended info & registration

2013

Scientific Writing
(November 28-29, 2013)
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Data Visualisation: Principles & Applications
(November 04-05, 2013)
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Applied statistics & data analysis
>> Part 1 (basic statistics) (October 07-09, 2013)
>> Part 2 (advanced statistics & data analysis) (November 18-22, 2013)
see the course websites for details

R for beginners
(September 30 - October 2, 2013)
>> more info & registration on this web page

Modeling & Numerical Techniques
>> more information & registration
Pre-course - calculus 101 (August 26-30, 2013)
Intro
(September 2-3, 2013)
TM3
(October 15, 2013)
Model-data integration for small-scale applications:
(October 14, 2013)''

Terrestrial Biosphere
(July 08-12, 2013)
>> details & registration

Soil, Soil Biology & Soil Hydrology
(July 15-19, 2013)
>> details & registration

Presentation skills
(May 06-07, 2013)
>> details & registration

Scientific Writing
(April 25-26, 2013)
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Analytical Techniques
(April 08-12, 2013)
>> details

Nitrogen in the Earth System - PhD-level training workshop within the Greencycles II Marie-Curie training network
(February 25-28, 2013, MPI-BGC)
>> details & registration

Overview course
(February 14-15 + 18-20, 2013)
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2012

Grant Proposal Writing
(December 12-13, 2012, MPI-BGC)
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Time & Self Management
(November 8-9, 2012)
>> more info & registration

Scales & Patterns in the Earth system
(November 5-9, 2012, Dresden)
>> more info as PDF >> registration

Scientific Writing
(October 25-26, 2012)
>> learn more

Physical & Chemical Properties of Sediments (Paleoclimate)
(July 26, 2012)
>> find out more

Radiocarbon in Ecology & Earth System Science
(July 16-26, 2012)
>> learn more about this summer school organized by Ted Schuur and Susan Trumbore. >> see here for information on other summer schools relating to biogeochemical cycles

Introduction to Literature Management with Endnote
(May 25, 9:00-10:45 in the library)
>> library website

Modular R course (basics) (March 28-30, 2012)
Modular R course (rep. of basics & advanced) (April/May 2012)
More info on >> this web page

Presentation skills
(May 7-8, 2012)
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Paleoclimate
(March 5-8 + March 12-13, 2012)
>> find out more

Overview course
(February 20-24, 2012)
>> information

Time & Self Management
(February 2-3, 2012)
>> more info

Climate Policy
(November 18, 2011 + January 26-27, 2012)
>> more information

2011

Radiocarbon in the Earth System
(November 21-25, 2011)
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Presentation skills
(November 8-9, 2011)

Soil, Soil Biology & Soil Hydrology
(May 09-13, 2011)

Atmosphere & Ocean
(May 02-06, 2011)

Rules for Good Scientific Practice
(April 13, 2011)

Applied Statistics & Data Analysis
(March 14-18, 2011)

Earth Observation Techniques
(February 21-25, 2011)

2010

Overview course
(December 06-10, 2010)

Events

Pizza & Presentations
(biweekly, October 2016 - March 2017)
>> more info & registration via email

Retreat
(February 14-15, 2017)
>> more information

Reading clubs
BGC-Systems department
details (log in with BGC account)
BGC-Processes department
details (log in with BGC account)

BGC Writing Club
more information

Retreat
(February 23-24, 2016)
>> details

6-year prolongation for our successful research school
(October, 2015)
>> detailed information

Retreat
(February 17-18, 2015)
>> details

Site visit by an international review team
(May, 2014)
Result: Excellent evaluation
>> detailed information


ESS 2014, a PhD conference on Earth System Science for PhD researchers, by PhD researchers (March 12-14, 2014)
>> more info

Retreat
(February 11-12, 2014)
>> details

Noble Gespräche: "2013 - Odyssee im Nanokosmos", Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Helmut Dosch (Direktor des Deutschen Elektronensynchrotrons DESY, Hamburg), 21. März, 2013
>> more information.

HIGRADE Spring Conference 2013, April 30, 2013.
>> agenda & registration.

Jena Science Slam at the Graduate Academy’s “Sommerfest” on 30 May, 2013
>> more info (application deadline on March 30).

Retreat (February 12-13, 2013)
>> details

Science Slam during the Sommerfest of the Graduate Academy, May 31, 2012.
>> All you need to know.

Schillertag & Graduation ceremony, June 29, 2012.
>> Agenda & registration.

'Horizontal networking': Meeting with doctoral researchers from WUR (June 4-6, 2012)
>> Detailed Agenda as PDF.

10. AG HYDMOD Doktorandenworkshop, April 12-13, 2012.
>> Flyer, Web page

Career paths: Where to after Max Planck?, Monday, March 05, 2012, at 17:00.
>> Flyer (More info will follow by email).

Retreat (November 2-3, 2011)

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