Courses & events

yDiv seeks to qualify its doctoral researchers with an excellent training programme and also creates opportunities for integration and networking. yDiv members get to know other PhDs, postdocs, and many other iDiv colleagues at PhD retreats, summer schools, BBQs, and many more.

yDiv courses
The courses yDiv offers cover themes ranging from biodiversity topics to individual career development. You are largely free to choose the ones that benefit you most (for the yDiv curriculum requirements click here).

All course participants are required to comply with the iDiv code of conduct.

External courses
You may also take courses at other institutions and our partners, these can be accounted for in the yDiv curriculum after consultation.


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Upcoming yDiv courses

Risk and Responsibility in Reconstructing the Environment (in person)

Date: 30-31 May and 2 June 2022, 9 am - 12 pm

Lecturer: Taylor Dotson

Location: iDiv Leipzig, room Beehive

Type of course: Biodiversity course

Max. participants: 12 participants

Credit points: 1

yDiv PhD Retreat (in-person)

Date: 17-19 June 2022

Lecturers: Several

Location: Bad Kösen

Type of course: Transferable skills

Max. participants: 20 participants

Credit points: 0.5 CP

Estimating genetic diversity and population information from short read (ddRAD-seq) type data (in person)

Date: 20-21 June 2022

Lecturers: Chris Barratt, Laura Méndez Cuéllar

Location: iDiv Leipzig, room Beehive

Type of course: Methods

Max. participants: 15 participants

Credit points: up to 1.5 CP

yDiv event series: Mental Well-being in Academia - Burnout and well-being (Online)

Date: 9 June 2022

Lecturer: Desiree Dickerson

Location: Online via Zoom

Type of event: Workshop

Max. participants: 25 participants

Credit points: n.a.

Active Bystander (Online)

Date: 7 July, 2-3 pm

Providers: Active Bystander Training Company

Location: Online on Zoom

Type of event: Training session

Max. participants: 40 participants                      

 

 

yDiv Welcome Week (in person)

Date: 11-15 July 2022

Lecturer: Several

Location: iDiv Leipzig, room Beehive

Type of course: Transferable skills

Max. participants: 12

Credit points: 1.5 CP

Data Vizualisation in R (in person)

Date: 8-9 September 2022

Lecturer: Cédric Scherer

Location: iDiv Leipzig, room Beehive

Type of course: Methods

Max. participants: 20 participants

Credit points: 1 CP

Introduction to Bayesian Statistics in R (in person)

Date: 24-27 October 2022

Lecturer: Benjamin Rosenbaum

Location: iDiv Leipzig, room Beehive

Type of course: Methods

Max. participants: 15

Credit points: 2 CP


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Course offers by our partners

yDiv members have access to the courses of the graduate academies at the universities and our cooperation partners. Find a list of our partners below.

Note that each HIGRADE statistics course has two seats reserved for yDiv doctoral researchers.
 

Science Communication on Social Media for Beginners

Date: 9-10 June 2022/ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm   

Lecturer: Maia George

Location: online

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 12

Credit Points: 0.5 CPs

Finish it! How to finalise Your Dissertation

Date: 13 June 2022/ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm   

Lecturer: Matthias Zach

Location: Leipzig, Villa Tillmanns

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 15

Credit Points: 0.5 CPs

Fundamentals of Business Administration and Management

Date: 13-14 June 2022/ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm   

Lecturer: Torsten Forberg

Location: online

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 18

Credit Points: 1 CP

Scientific Writing and Publishing for Natural Scientists – the Basics

Date: 15 June 2022/ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm   

Lecturer: Andrew Davis

Location: Jena, Auditorium zur Rosen

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 12

Credit Points: 1 CP

Third-party Funding. Info-Workshop for Young Researchers

Date: 17 June 2022/ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   

Lecturer: Annika Höppner

Location: Jena, Auditorium zur Rosen

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 12

Credit Points: 0.5 CPs

Don't Let It Drive You Nuts! Resilience and Self-Management for Researchers

Date: 20-21 June 2022/ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm   

Lecturer: Maik Goth

Location: online

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 12

Credit Points: 1 CP

Design Basics for Scientists

Date: 21-22 June 2022/ 9:15 am - 4:15 pm   

Lecturer: Birgit Lukowski

Location: Leipzig, Villa Tillmanns

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 10

Credit Points: 0,5 CPs

Design and Analysis of Experiments

Date: 27-28 June 2022/ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   

Lecturer: Martin Schädler, Harald Auge

Location: UFZ Halle

Type of course: Method Course

Max. participants: n/a

Credit Points: 0,5 CPs

Introduction to quality control of time series data with SaQC

Date: 30 June 2022/ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm   

Lecturer: David Schäfer, Peter Lünenschloß

Location: UFZ Leipzig

Type of course: Method Course

Max. participants: n/a

Credit Points: 0,5 CPs

Successful communication in stressful work situations

Date: 5 July 2022/ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm   

Lecturer: Anne Dünger

Location: Jena, Auditorium zur Rosen

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 12

Credit Points: 0,5 CPs

Thesis Defense Training

Date: 11-12 July  2022/ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm   

Lecturer: Anja Berninger

Location: Leipzig, Villa Tillmanns

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 10

Credit Points: 1 CP

Good Scientific Practice – Protecting Scientific Integrity

Date: 11-12 July 2022/ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm   

Lecturer: Dorit Schmidt

Location: Jena, Auditorium zur Rosen

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 12

Credit Points: 1 CP

Science Communication on Social Media for Beginners

Date: 12-13 July 2022/ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm   

Lecturer: Maia George

Location: online

Type of course: Transferable Skills

Max. participants: 12

Credit Points: 0,5 CPs

Partner institutions


Contact

Dr Nicole Sachmerda-Schulz
Graduate School Coordinator

Room: A.00.19
Phone: +49 341 9733125
Email: nicole.sachmerda-schulz@idiv.de

Johanna Müller
Administrative Assistant

Room: A.00.19
Phone: +49 341 9733126
Email: johanna.mueller@idiv.de

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