This master class aims to help junior researchers deal with dilemmas on professionalism and integrity in research. In addition, the day will offer PhD candidates the opportunity to fulfil the recently implemented Erasmus University regulations to have engaged in integrity training prior to promotion.
Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and the Humanities (EGS3H)
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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).
The upcoming Dean's Master Class will focus on the research theme 'Religion' from four disciplinary angles: History, Sociology, Media Studies and Gender Studies. The respective speakers are: Professor Dick Douwes, Associate Professor Willem de Koster, Professor Stef Aupers and Associate Professor Dubravka Zarkov.
In order to support our researchers in applying for a NWO Veni grant, the Graduate School and its affiliated faculties will organise a new edition of the workshop module "How to obtain a NWO Veni grant" in late-September. One of the speakers, Associate Professor Laura Braden, attended the workshop in 2014 and was recently awarded a Veni grant.
It is the PhD Council's task to advice the Dean of the Graduate School on all matters that affect doctoral education and guidance. In this public meeting, open to all PhD candidates, members of the outgoing Council will briefly share their experiences and explain the purpose and working of the Council to the new board members.
Erasmus University has recently adopted a new set of doctoral regulations ('promotiereglement'). What are the most important changes and how can the Graduate School support PhD candidates and supervisors?
Professor Hutter will start work at ISS in mid-August. Prior to her appointment, she was dean of the Faculty of Spatial Science and professor of Demography at the University of Groningen. Hutter is the successor of Professor Leo de Haan, rector of ISS since May 2010, who delivered his valedictory lecture on June 18, 2015.
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.