VDS CoBeNe Education

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VDS CoBeNe Education

The VDS CoBeNe educational program is designed to:

  • reflect the range of its fields
  • allow in-depth training in the specific research field, and
  • to experience training in transferable skills and scientific exchange

Furthermore, it is designed to allow a high degree of flexibility in terms of what to get the credits for (e.g., specific training in concepts/methods, transferable skills, or presenting at national and international conferences, but in any case adhering to the individual curricula and required ECTS.



Summer School: Advanced Regression Analyses (4 ECTS)

 Dr. Tamas Nagy, assistant professor at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, will provide a theoretical introduction to different types of regression analyses beyond linear and logistic regression. The theoretical introduction will be accompanied by a practical workshop to implement the new knowledge. A basic working knowledge of R is required (details of required knowledge are in the registration form) in order to ensure that participants can get the most out of the sessions.

Please complete this online registration form by March 31st, 2022 if you want to participate in the Summer School. In case of further questions please contact kata.sik@univie.ac.at.  

Student-Conference: CoBeNe PhD Academy (4 ECTS for presentation only)

This interdisciplinary CoBeNe PhD Academy connects like-minded, enthusiastic early stage researchers, presenting their PhD projects, methods and outcome in the multifaceted field of Psychology, Biology and the Cognitive Humanities in a conference-like format with parallel sessions, break-out groups for discussions, etc. Learning Outcomes: Learning by doing, presenting on your research, engage in discussion, receive feedback and give feedback, profit from an interdisciplinary peer-group. Both PhD candidates and PIs are expected to participate once a year. The first VDS CoBeNe PhD Academy took place on 2.+3.2.2033, see the booklet here.

Seminar: Into Science (3 ECTS)

Within the first phase of the PhD, CoBeNe students are encouraged to participate the "Into Science" seminar. This seminar aims to prime skills and competencies that are essential for a successful PhD. 
Learning Outcome: to confront with the challenges of being an early stage researcher and reflect and discuss possible coping strategies. Start will be in winter semester 2022.