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Our workshop program for doctoral and post-doctoral researchers...


Postdoc Forum, November 5: Meet our Vice President Research

We cordially invite all postdocs to our upcoming Postdoc Forum on November 5th at 12 o’clock noon!
This time we are joined by Prof. Dr. Andreas Breiter, Vice President Research at the University of Bremen.


International PhD Students' Meeting on October 17th at the "Heldenbar"

Our next International PhD Students' Meeting on October 17th at 6 pm at the pub "Heldenbar" (close to Sielwall) is a great occasion to meet fellow doctoral researchers, especially for newcomers, and to ask the BYRD team all sorts of questions. Germans who want to meet their international fellows are also very welcome!

Shut Up and Write! Bi-Weekly writing space for doctoral researchers

Writing is more fun when you're in good company - that's why we have established Shut Up and Write, a bi-weekly space for you to work on your dissertation. No registration necessary - just drop in and write! Please find the dates and room information here.

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At a glance: Important services for doctoral candidates

The new BYRD handout is here! It offers an overview of important websites and points of contact on campus for doctoral candidates. Dowload it now! >>>

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On July 1st the award for outstanding doctoral supervision was given to two university professors for their professional and encouraging support of doctoral candidates. It is worth 4000 Euros. The prize money is sponsored by Alumni der Universität Bremen e.V and awarded for the specific purpose of facilitating the success of doctoral candidates.

Outstanding supervisors 2019:
Prof. Dr. Iris Pigeot
Prof. Dr. Andreas Fischer-Lescano

Find a selection of quotes from the nominations, impressions from the award ceremony as well as interviews (in German) with the two award winners on our pages.

Foto von Iris Pigeot, Eva Quante-Brandt, Andreas Fischer-Lescano, Andreas Breiter

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