Information about iCARE-2 fellows will be listed in this page as soon as the fellowships start.
As highlighted in the European Charter of Researchers training in non-research oriented skills is essential to develop abilities that make researchers more valuable in the job market, expanding their career opportunities also in non-academic sectors.
Transferable skills include science communication, grant writing, Intellectual Property Rights, entrepreneurship, leadership, research integrity, and many more.
Within iCARE-2 program a dedicated budget (€ 1800/year) is transferred to the Hosting Institution and must be used for meetings and/or training events.
Date: 21-23 January 2019 and other dates available Host/Organizer: EMBO Location: Leimen - Germany (near Heidelberg)
The aim of this 3-day course is to explore with attendees their own approach to leadership – and the approaches of the other participants - and use this insight to define for each individual how they want to lead and manage their research groups or other teams. The course also provides insight into how teams work best together and how to identify and resolve barriers to the efficient operation of teams. Throughout the course, the trainers provide tools, techniques and insight tailored specifically to the laboratory/research setting for the management of teams, good communication, healthy resolution of conflict and the management of workloads and responsibilities.
Date: 19–21 February 2019 and other dates available Host/Organizer: EMBO Location: Leimen - Germany (near Heidelberg)
The successful management of research projects is key to success in science. This course introduces key concepts in project management, both for planning and managing work, and for working effectively with people (including with yourself).
Date: 27 February–1 March 2019 Host/Organizer: EMBO Location: Leimen - Germany (near Heidelberg)
This course aims to give women specific support, advice and tools to use in their leadership roles. It is intended for senior postdocs and group leaders.
Date: 29–31 May 2019 and other dates available Host/Organizer: EMBO Location: Leimen - Germany (near Heidelberg)
This workshop focuses on negotiation. Participants will gain an understanding and mastery of the negotiation process, which will support them in reaching their professional as well as private goals, and in building lasting partnerships.
Date: 23rd January 2019 at 13h00 CET Host/Organizer: MCAA Marie Curie Alumni Association Location: webinar
In this webinar, central aspects of effective leadership and management of staff will be discussed, including the impact on achievement of goals in general, and as relevant to quality research and innovation, as well as to the well-being of people.
Date: 16/01/2019 Host/Organizer: IPR HelpDesk Location: webinar
This webinar will provide you with an introduction to basic concepts and definitions of Intellectual Property (IP) and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Additionally, participants are given a first overview of existing practices and processes related to IP management.
If funded with an iCARE-2 fellowship, you get the right to register in the Marie Curie Alumni Association, a global network of researchers.
This publication (available as open access) suggests ten rules to collaboratively write a multi-authored paper.
The website Think. Check. Submit. helps researchers identify trusted journals for their research.
This publication (available online free of charge) give some advice on how to plan a fellowship application.
Researchers who are mobile get more citations and build broader teams of collaborators than those who aren’t, study finds.
This fact sheet is written as a frequently asked questions (FAQ) document, in order to answer the queries from Horizon 2020 applicants.
This book (available for free as a downloadable PDF document) is a collection of practical advice and experiences from seasoned biomedical investigators and includes chapters on laboratory leadership, getting funded, project management, and teaching and course design.
Short article in the Career News section of Nature (23 November 2018)
Considering going abroad for work? Recent research can help you weigh the pros and cons
Knowing when to hand-hold and when to step back is crucial for helping early-career researchers.
If you’re looking to move labs, countries or sectors this year, or seeking general career inspiration, here’s some advice from five researchers who featured in Nature Careers in 2018.
Scientists who travel to meetings are more likely to co-author papers than are those who stay at home.
Use strategies from the private sector to better manage your graduate project. …valide also for your Post-Doc!
AIRC wants to give visibility to the scientific production of iCARE-2 fellows.
This page will host a link to all the scientific achievements produced during the fellowship’s period, such as papers, patents and conference proceedings.