Cross-university support for early career researchers in the Ruhr Area

Research Academy Ruhr (RAR) is the joint platform of Ruhr-Universität Bochum, TU Dortmund University, and the University of Duisburg-Essen for promoting early career researchers on their career paths in academia and beyond. RAR's offers are directed at the around 10,000 doctoral and postdoctoral researchers who are engaged in the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr):

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All about making a career in research: The Research Carer Day on 6 July, 14.00–17.00 h, fosters an early understanding of the most important career factors, career strategies, and personal decisions for a career in research. The half-day event combines expert input, the exchange of experiences with Postdocs and experienced researchers, and interactive elements. Doctoral researchers of the UA Ruhr universities are invited to register by 3 July!

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One week to go! Postdoctoral researchers can still register by 17 June for our Sommerabend on 28 June at Ruhr-Universität Bochum! Get in touch with colleagues from our three universities and share experiences on science communication with researchers who actively bring their research to the public by using different media.

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In June, the Graduate Center at TU Dortmund University offers several workshops open to doctoral researchers from UA Ruhr universities. Topics include preparing for the dissertation defense, upward leadership, or research data management. Registrations are possible until one day before each workshop date.

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Call for applications: Until 15 July, female doctoral researchers from the humanities, social sciences, engineering, and natural sciences can again apply for our UA Ruhr-wide mentoring³ program. mentoring³ combines one-to-one mentoring, workshops, and networking meetings over a period of two years.