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PIER PhD Seminar 2021 (spring)

Registration deadline 14 April 2021

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The aim of the PIER PhD Seminar is that all participants introduce their PhD project or alternatively their research field to each other in a way that PhD students from different research fields are able to understand and to profit from the presentations. Furthermore, the audience gives feedback to the speaker so that he/she can improve his/her way of presentation. This seminar is exceptionally from PhD students to PhD students.
As laid down in the PHGS training programme (category B), all full members are requested to take part in the PIER PhD Seminar for at least one semester and to hold a presentation. All associated members are of course welcome, too! The seminar is also open and recommended for PhD students in their first year. The PIER PhD Seminar will be offered at least twice a year.

The seminar occurs 7 times plus 1 three hour preliminary training session. The training as well as the seminar will be conducted online via ZOOM. Please note: a camera and the possibility to talk (quite place) is necessary for participation.

The preliminary training will take place on 22 April from 10 am – 1 pm for all participants (group A and group B). The trainer, Carsten Rohr, will train you on what you have to pay attention to in online presentations and what you have to consider when presenting in front of a foreign (scientific) audience.

Two groups we will be offered in parallel. Group A on Tuesdays. Group B on Wednesdays.

The dates for group A are as follows (Tuesdays, 10-12 am):
22 April (training session), 10 am – 1 pm
27 April (session 1), introduction - attendance is absolutely mandatory!
11 May (session 2)
18 May (session 3)
25 May (session 4)
1 June (session 5)
8 June (session 6)
15 June (session 7), last session including feedback round
Registration for group A (Tuesdays): https://indico.desy.de/event/29665/

The dates for group B are as follows (Wednesdays, 10-12 am):
22 April (training session), 10 am – 1 pm
28 April (session 1), introduction - attendance is absolutely mandatory!
12 May (session 2)
19 May (session 3)
26 May (session 4)
2 June (session 5)
9 June (session 6)
16 June (session 7), last session including feedback round
Registration for group B (Wednesdays): https://indico.desy.de/event/29677/

Deadline for registration: 14 April 2021
The number of participants is limited to 12 each group. If there are more interested PhD students than 12, the PHGS will decide on the participation.


Chu Wang
Infection and Structural Biology
Younes Otarid
Particle and Astroparticle physics
Florian Christie
Daniel Marx
Event Calendar
21 Jan. 2021 to 25 Nov. 2021
Chaired by: Thomas Tschentscher (European XFEL) ; Changbum Kim (PAL-XFEL) et al.
Location: Zoom
13 Apr. 2021 - 10:00
Speaker: Glen Cowan (Royal Holloway, University of London)
13 Apr. 2021 - 11:00
Speaker: Pablo Quilez
13 Apr. 2021 - 16:45
Speaker: Zoltan Fodor (Wuppertal)
Location: DESY, Hamburg
Room: Zoom
14 Apr. 2021 to 15 Apr. 2021
Chaired by: Jan Marjanovic (DESY) ; Cagil Guemues (DESY) et al.
Location: DESY Hamburg
Room: online on Zoom
15 Apr. 2021 - 11:30
Speaker: Peera Simakachorn (T (Theorie))
15 Apr. 2021 - 15:00
Speaker: Alessandro Mirizzi (University of Bari)
Location: online
16 Apr. 2021 - 14:00
Speaker: José Antonio Vargas Roco
Location: volldigitale Disputation
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