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Course on managing tools for PhD Research

From: Elizabeth Ellen Peacock <elizabeth.peacock<-at->
Date: Monday, December 2, 2013
Managing Tools for PhD Research in Cultural Heritage Conservation
University of Gothenburg
15-17 Jan 2014
09:00-17:00

The Department of Conservation, University of Gothenburg, Sweden in
cooperation with Tress and Tress GbR, Munich, Germany announces a
PhD course entitled Management Tools for PhD Research in Cultural
Heritage Conservation, 2 ECTS.

This course provides in-depth guidelines on how to cope with the
challenges commonly encountered while doing a PhD. This course
equips you with the tools and techniques you need to complete your
PhD successfully and on schedule. You learn how to work more
efficiently, how to save time, and how to identify and focus on the
essentials. You learn how to employ management tools to monitor your
progress as well as gaining a greater understanding of how to
optimise supervision. You learn how to plan the thesis-writing
process and how to incorporate writing tasks into your normal
working day. You gain an increased awareness of the career choices
open to you, and of what might be the best career options to you
personally. This training course will help increase your
satisfaction with life as a PhD student, and to become a fully
professional academic.

Content:

    What it means to do a PhD
    Formal requirements and legal aspects
    How to manage your PhD project
    How to manage your time
    How to monitor the progress of your project
    How to get the best out of supervision
    How to deal with supervision problems
    How to organise the thesis writing process
    How to structure your monograph/papers
    How to write efficiently
    How to cope with stress
    How to deal with low self esteem
    How to achieve a good work/life balance
    How to choose the right career
    Long-term personal planning

The course will be based on the premises of the Department of
Conservation, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Target group and entry requirements: The 2 ECTS credits course will
be conducted in English, with the main target group being PhD
students within cultural heritage conservation primarily in the
Nordic countries, but also in Europe. There is no course fee.
Participants coming from outside of Gothenburg must secure their own
financing for travel and expenses.

The course is open to PhD students within cultural heritage
conservation, in particular, those in the first or second year of
their doctoral studies. In the case of more than 12 applicants, the
applicants will be ranked primarily on a first-come, first served
basis, and the relevance of the applicants' PhD project to the
discipline.

PhD candidates who wish to apply for a place on the course should
submit a CV, a letter of recommendation from their supervisor, and a
250-word abstract of their PhD project.  Selected PhD candidates
will be asked to give a short oral presentation, in English, of
their PhD work and research as part of the course. Deadline for
application and abstract submission is: 15 December 2013.
Notification of acceptance will be: 20 December 2013.

Application should be made to:

    Department of Conservation
    University of Gothenburg
    Box 130
    SE-405 30 Gothenburg
    Sweden

Course organisers:

    Elizabeth E. Peacock
    Department of Conservation
    University of Gothenburg

    Barbel Tress
    Tress and Tress
    GbR
    Munich, Germany

Lecturer:

    Barbel Tress
    Tress and Tress
    GbR
    Munich, Germany


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