POLMAR courses 2017

Research Skills Development Course I

Month Date Course topic Lecturer(s) / Trainer(s) Course type
2017        
January 17 Bremen Fireside Chats Marine and Climate Sciences Dr. Antje Stahl (Jacobs University, POLMAR alumna), postdoctoral research associate at Intertek Food Services GmbH expert
18 - 20 Joint POLMAR/GLOMAR course: Statistics - An Introduction to Hypothesis Testing and Parameter Estimation (using R) - Part I Prof. Dr. Dieter Wolf-Gladrow (AWI) expert
30 Jan - 1 February  Joint POLMAR/GLOMAR course: Statistics - An Introduction to Hypothesis Testing and Parameter Estimation (using R) - Part II Prof. Dr. Dieter Wolf-Gladrow (AWI) expert
February 7 - 9 Basics in GIS & Introduction to ArcGIS Desktop 10.0 Dr. Antonie Haas (AWI) general
8 - 10 How to present at international conferences Dr. Gunther Tress (Tress & Tress, Munich) general
13 - 14 A Hitchhikers Guide to the Black Arts of Earth System Modelling (Introduction) Prof. Dr. Andy Ridgwell (University of California, Riverside/ University of Bristol) expert
15 An advanced Hitchhikers Guide to the Black Arts of Earth System Modelling (Advanced) Prof. Dr. Andy Ridgwell (University of California, Riverside / University of Bristol) expert
21 Bremen Fireside Chats Marine and Climate Sciences Dr. Olaf Heilmayer (AWI alumnus), science manager, Head of Unit for Multilateral Cooperation and Monitoring, Department for European and International Cooperation (Internationales Büro – DLR Projektträger / BMBF) expert
March 8 - 10Programming in R for data analyses Prof. Dr. Stephan Frickenhaus (AWI) expert
21 Bremen Fireside Chats Marine and Climate Sciences Dr. Ralph Engbrodt (AWI alumnus), Director Quality Management and Regulatory Affairs, Freudenberg Medical, Hemoteq AG expert
April 10 - 21 Echosounding Training Cruise with RV Polarstern

Dr. G. Kuhn, Dr. B. Dorschel, Dr. F. Niessen (AWI)

expert
19 - 22 Seagoing practical on RV Heincke Prof. Dr. J. Bijma (AWI) & Prof. V. Unnithan
(Jacobs University)
introductory
25 - 26 Third party funding for doctoral candidates and Postdocs Dr. Lars Henning, Imke Fries (AWI research support) general
May 3 - 5 How to publish in peer-reviewed journals Dr. Gunther Tress (Tress & Tress, Munich) general
10 - 12An introduction to GMT (Generic Mapping Tools) Florian Riefstahl, AWI introductory
18Understanding peer-reviewed publishing Dr. Gunther Tress (Tress & Tress, Munich) introductory
29 - 30 Self and Time Management Sabine Lerch (Soft skills for science) transferable skills training
June 12 - 15 (Worpswede) AWI PhD Days DokTeam conference, retreat
22 - 23 (Potsdam) Third party funding for doctoral candidates and Postdocs Dr. Lars Henning, Imke Fries (AWI research support) general
July 5 - 7 (NEW DATE!) How to present at international conferences Dr. Gunther Tress (Tress & Tress, Munich) introductory
5 - 13 Glaciological field trip to Austrian Alps Prof. O. Eisen, AWI & Dr. Chr. Mayer, KEG expert
24 - 26 Introduction to Ocean Data View (ODV) Dr. Rafael Gonçalves-Araujo general
September 5 - 6Electronics & Interfaces - Technical Basics and TroubleshootingFIELAX GmbH expert
18 - 20 (Magdeburg) Research skills development course III: Career and Leadership Helmholtz Association transferable skills
postponed to Jan. 2018 Introduction to LaTeX Dieter Wolf-Gladrow & Christoph Völker, AWI general
27 - 29 (NEW DATE!) Coping with the challenges of a PhD Study Dr. Bärbel Tress (Tress & Tress, Munich) general
October 17 Bremen Fireside Chats Marine and Climate Sciences Dr. Luisa Cristini (GLOMAR / AWI alumna), scientific project manager, AWI expert
17 - 20 Compact Course in Marine Sciences: Biogeochemical Oceanography and Climate
Dr. Claudia Hanfland & colleagues (AWI) compact / interdisciplinary
27Introduction to Python Dr. P. Gierz, Dr. Koldunov, Dr. K. Riemann-Campe, AWI general
November 8 - 10How to present at international conferences Dr. Gunther Tress (Tress & Tress, Munich) general
14 - 15 Leadership Skills Sabine Lerch (soft skills for science introductory
27 - 29 (Potsdam) Basics in GIS & Introduction to ArcGIS Desktop 10.x Dr. Antonie Haas general
28 (NEW DATE!) Understanding peer-reviewed Publishing Dr. Gunther Tress (Tress & Tress, Munich) introductory
29 Nov - 1 December How to publish in peer-reviewed journals Dr. Gunther Tress (Tress & Tress, Munich) transferable skills
December 4 - 7Research skills development course I Helmholtz Association, Schloss Buchenau transferable skills
6 - 8 Basics in GIS & Introduction to ArcGIS Desktop 10.x Dr. Antonie Haas general
20 AWI Science Meeting AWI PhD students symposium