EUA Council for Doctoral Education

Registrations now open for the 2020 EUA-CDE Thematic Workshop

13 November 2019

Registrations are now open for the 2020 EUA-CDE Thematic Workshop, “Academic career development”. The event will be hosted by the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University on 23 and 24 January 2020 in Tbilisi.

Thematic Workshops provide EUA-CDE members with the opportunity to collaborate and exchange policies and good practices related to current trends and future challenges for doctoral education. This year’s workshop brings together academic leaders, heads of doctoral schools, doctoral education professionals and early career researchers to reflect on academic career development and the question of how universities can support doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researchers for careers in academia and what challenges are involved. The following topics will be tackled:

-Skills training

-Teaching careers in universities

-Wellbeing support

-Sustainability in researchers' careers 

-Gender and the "leaking pipeline"

-Careers in the "Third Space"

-Research Assessment

Registration is open for EUA-CDE members until 8 January 2020.