Dutch universities have recently witnessed occupations and discussions about the state of Dutch academia. The movement goes under different names, like 'New University' or 'ReThink' the university. The upcoming edition of the Dean's Master Class will focus on these new initiatives and there relevance for PhD candidates.
Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and the Humanities (EGS3H)
The Graduate School is an Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) joint venture of the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC), the Faculty of Philosophy and the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS).
To provide aspiring PhD researchers an efficient application service, the Graduate School uses an online application system. Visit our admission page for a step-by-step guide.
In their lecture, organised by the department of Psychology, Assistant Professor Anna Pohlmeyer and Professor Pieter Desmet from the Delft University of Technology will introduce their view on 'Positive Design' and present examples of how design can help people in finding balance between pleasure, purpose in life, and virtuous behaviour.
Assistant Professor Laura Braden of the Department of Arts and Culture Studies is one of eleven talented researchers of Erasmus University Rotterdam to receive a VENI grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). In the coming three years, she will research how designers integrate multiple disciplines into their work in order to build a successful career.
From September 2015 to April 2016 the Graduate School will be offering a total of 17 PhD courses. Each course will be worth either 2.5 or 5 ECTS credits. The courses are divided into 4 types, tailored to the various stages of your PhD track.
The objective of this new PhD course is to introduce participants with a basic knowledge of multilevel models to some more advanced analyses approaches. Specifically, after we refreshed everyone’s multilevel knowledge with a short introduction to multilevel modelling, we will introduce participants to multilevel Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) and the MPlus program