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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How can I communicate about my research? Through which channels do I reach my target groups? How much time should I invest in science communication? At our Sommerabend on 28 June, researchers from the UA Ruhr universities shared their experiences and gave insights into their activities on these and many other questions.

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Call for applications: The Hans Kilian and Lotte Köhler-Center (KKC) at Ruhr-Universität Bochum and IPU Berlin jointly invite applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Social and Cultural Psychology and Psychoanalysis (12 months, starting 1 October 2022). The application deadline is 15 August 2022.

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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.