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Past courses

Upcoming courses are announced on the home page and by email.

2019

Introduction to Data Analysis with R
(February 27-28, 2019)
>> here is detailed information

Rules of Good Scientific Practice
(January 25, 2019)
>> extended info & registration

Julia
(January 16-18, 2019)
>> find out more

2018

Biogeochemical Cycles in the Earth System - an overview
(November 19-20 and December 5-7, 2018)
>> detailed information

Data Visualisation
(December 3-4, 2018)
>> details & registration

Python
(November 26-30, 2018)
>> learn more & sign up

Project Management
(November 13-14, 2018)
>> find out more

Modeling & Numerical Techniques
(November 1-7, 2018)
>> find out more

How to finish your PhD
(October 22, 2018)
>> more info & registration

Basics of Laboratory Techniques
(October 17-18, 2018)
>> learn more & register

Grant Proposal Writing
(September 27-28, 2018)
>> learn more & sign up

Earth Observation Techniques
(September 3-7, 2018)
>> more info & registration

Paleoclimate
(August 20-29, 2018)
>> find out more

R course: Advanced modules
(June 18-20, 2018)
>> more info on this web page

Career planning
(May 22-23, 2018)
>> inform yourself & register

The Dark Side of Science
(April 26-27, 2018)
>> here is detailed information

Academic Writing
(March 20-21, 2018)
>> learn more & sign up

Thermodynamics
(March 1-2 and March 16, 2018)
>> details on the webpage

Atmosphere, Ocean & Land
(February 26 - March 9, 2018)
>> details & registration

Advanced Statistics & Machine Learning for Data Analysis
(January 22-24, 2018)
>> details on the webpage

Rules of Good Scientific Practice
(January 19, 2018)
>> extended info & registration

2017

Work-Life Balance
(December 7-8, 2017)
>> more info & registration

Data Visualisation: Principles & Applications
(December 4-5, 2017)
>> details & registration

Overview course
(November 27 - December 6, 2017)
>> detailed information

Leadership & Management skills
(November 14-15, 2017)
>> learn more & sign up

Presentation skills
(October 23-24, 2017)
>> info & registration

Radiocarbon in the Earth System
(September 25-29, 2017)
>> learn more

Applied Statistics & Data Analysis
(September, 2017)
>> details on the webpage

Terrestrial Biosphere
(August 21 - September 6, 2017)
>> further information

Career Planning for Scientists
(June 7, 2017)
>> inform yourself & register

Media & Public Relations for Science
(May 16, 2017)
>> details & registration

R course: The basics
(April 3-7, 2017)
>> here is detailed information

Academic Writing
(March 22-23, 2017)
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Rules of Good Scientific Practice
(March 17, 2017)
>> extended info & registration

Grant Proposal Writing
(March 1-2, 2017)
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Python
(February 28, March 6-7 & March 13-14, 2017)
>> learn more & sign up

Soil, Soil Biology & Soil Hydrology
(February 27 - March 16, 2017)
>> details & registration

2016

Data Visualisation: Principles & Applications
(December 1-2, 2016)
>> details & registration

Overview course
(November 16-18, November 23-25 and December 14, 2016)
>> detailed information

Plan B – How to find your career outside academia
(November 9-10, 2016)
>> inform yourself & register

Scientific Writing
(October 6-7, 2016)
>> details & registration

Analytical Techniques
(September/October, 2016)
>> details

Project Management
(September 6-7, 2016)
>> more info & registration

Time Management
(September 1, 2016)
>> learn more & sign up

R course: The basics
(May 18-19, 2016)
>> here is detailed information

Communication - How to manage your supervisor ...
(May 12-13, 2016)
>> more info & registration

Python
(March 16-18 & April 6-7, 2016)
>> learn more & sign up

Atmosphere & Ocean
(February 29 - March 21, 2016)
>> details & registration

Grant Proposal Writing
(March 3-4, 2016)
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Rules of Good Scientific Practice
(February 12, 2016)
>> extended info & registration

Climate Science: From Basic Research to Communication
(January 21-22, 2016)
>> details & registration

2015

Data Visualisation: Principles & Applications
(December 3-4, 2015)
>> details & registration

Overview course
(November 16-20 and 30, 2015)
>> learn more & sign up

Plan B – how to find your career outside academia
(November 25-26, 2015)
>> inform yourself & register

Modeling & Numerical Techniques
(October 20 - November 4, 2015)
>> more information & registration

Scientific Writing
(October 1-2, 2015)
>> learn more & sign up

Illustrator course
(September 22-23, 2015)
>> details & registration

Applied Statistics & Data Analysis
(September 9-17, 2015)
>> details on the webpage

Eddy Covariance
(May 18-22, 2015)
>> detailed information

Terrestrial Biosphere
(May, 2015)
>> further information

R course: The basics (March 17-18, 2015)
>> here is detailed information
R course: Advanced modules (April 20-24, 2015)
>> more info on this web page

Soil, Soil Biology & Soil Hydrology
(March 23-27, 2015)
>> details & registration

Rules of Good Scientific Practice
(March 6, 2015)
>> extended info & registration

Leadership & Management skills
(February 24-25, 2015)
>> learn more & sign up

2014

Data Visualisation: Principles & Applications
(November 27 & 28, 2014)
>> details & registration

Paleoclimate
(October & November, 2014)
>> find out more

R for Beginners
(October 08, 2014)
>> more info on this web page

Poster Presentation
(September 8 & 9, 2014)
>> learn more & sign up

Overview course
(June 19-25, 2014)
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Scientific Writing
(June 5-6, 2014)
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Earth Observation Techniques
(May & June, 2014)
>> more info & registration

Scientists Need More
(May 5-8, 2014)
>> more info & registration

Time & Self Management
(April 1-2, 2014)
>> more info & registration

Atmosphere & Ocean
(January 27-31, 2014)
>> details & registration

Rules of Good Scientific Practice
(January 21, 2014)
>> extended info & registration

2013

Scientific Writing
(November 28-29, 2013)
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Data Visualisation: Principles & Applications
(November 04-05, 2013)
>> learn more & register

Applied statistics & data analysis
>> Part 1 (basic statistics) (October 07-09, 2013)
>> Part 2 (advanced statistics & data analysis) (November 18-22, 2013)
see the course websites for details

R for beginners
(September 30 - October 2, 2013)
>> more info & registration on this web page

Modeling & Numerical Techniques
>> more information & registration
Pre-course - calculus 101 (August 26-30, 2013)
Intro
(September 2-3, 2013)
TM3
(October 15, 2013)
Model-data integration for small-scale applications:
(October 14, 2013)''

Terrestrial Biosphere
(July 08-12, 2013)
>> details & registration

Soil, Soil Biology & Soil Hydrology
(July 15-19, 2013)
>> details & registration

Presentation skills
(May 06-07, 2013)
>> details & registration

Scientific Writing
(April 25-26, 2013)
>> learn more & sign up

Analytical Techniques
(April 08-12, 2013)
>> details

Nitrogen in the Earth System - PhD-level training workshop within the Greencycles II Marie-Curie training network
(February 25-28, 2013, MPI-BGC)
>> details & registration

Overview course
(February 14-15 + 18-20, 2013)
>> learn more & sign up

2012

Grant Proposal Writing
(December 12-13, 2012, MPI-BGC)
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Time & Self Management
(November 8-9, 2012)
>> more info & registration

Scales & Patterns in the Earth system
(November 5-9, 2012, Dresden)
>> more info as PDF >> registration

Scientific Writing
(October 25-26, 2012)
>> learn more

Physical & Chemical Properties of Sediments (Paleoclimate)
(July 26, 2012)
>> find out more

Radiocarbon in Ecology & Earth System Science
(July 16-26, 2012)
>> learn more about this summer school organized by Ted Schuur and Susan Trumbore. >> see here? for information on other summer schools relating to biogeochemical cycles

Introduction to Literature Management with Endnote
(May 25, 9:00-10:45 in the library)
>> library website

Modular R course (basics) (March 28-30, 2012)
Modular R course (rep. of basics & advanced) (April/May 2012)
More info on >> this web page

Presentation skills
(May 7-8, 2012)
>> learn more

Paleoclimate
(March 5-8 + March 12-13, 2012)
>> find out more

Overview course
(February 20-24, 2012)
>> information

Time & Self Management
(February 2-3, 2012)
>> more info

Climate Policy
(November 18, 2011 + January 26-27, 2012)
>> more information

2011

Radiocarbon in the Earth System
(November 21-25, 2011)
>> learn more & sign up

Presentation skills
(November 8-9, 2011)

Soil, Soil Biology & Soil Hydrology
(May 09-13, 2011)

Atmosphere & Ocean
(May 02-06, 2011)

Rules of Good Scientific Practice
(April 13, 2011)

Applied Statistics & Data Analysis
(March 14-18, 2011)

Earth Observation Techniques
(February 21-25, 2011)

2010

Overview course
(December 06-10, 2010)

Events & announcements

Earth System PhD Conference
(March 13-15, 2019)
>> conference webpage

Retreat
(February 25-26, 2019)
>> detailed information

Congratulations to our members Ann-Sophie Lehnert (exam award) and Dr. Thomas Lange (dissertation award) who received awards from the faculty of Chemistry and Geoscience of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (November 23, 2018)

1st Alumni Colloquium with Emily Solly (September 20, 2018)

Retreat
(February 20-21, 2018)
>> more information

Pizza & Presentations
(biweekly, October 2016 - March 2017)
>> more info & registration via email

Retreat
(February 14-15, 2017)
>> more information

Reading clubs
BGC-Systems department
details (log in with BGC account)
BGC-Processes department
details (log in with BGC account)

BGC Writing Club
more information

Retreat
(February 23-24, 2016)
>> details

6-year prolongation for our successful research school
(October, 2015)
>> detailed information

Retreat
(February 17-18, 2015)
>> details

Site visit by an international review team
(May, 2014)
Result: Excellent evaluation
>> detailed information


ESS 2014, a PhD conference on Earth System Science for PhD researchers, by PhD researchers (March 12-14, 2014)
>> more info

Retreat
(February 11-12, 2014)
>> details

Noble Gespräche: "2013 - Odyssee im Nanokosmos", Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Helmut Dosch (Direktor des Deutschen Elektronensynchrotrons DESY, Hamburg), 21. März, 2013
>> more information.

HIGRADE Spring Conference 2013, April 30, 2013.
>> agenda & registration.

Jena Science Slam at the Graduate Academy’s “Sommerfest” on 30 May, 2013
>> more info (application deadline on March 30).

Retreat (February 12-13, 2013)
>> details

Science Slam during the Sommerfest of the Graduate Academy, May 31, 2012.
>> All you need to know.

Schillertag & Graduation ceremony, June 29, 2012.
>> Agenda & registration.

'Horizontal networking': Meeting with doctoral researchers from WUR (June 4-6, 2012)
>> Detailed Agenda as PDF.

10. AG HYDMOD Doktorandenworkshop, April 12-13, 2012.
>> Flyer, Web page

Career paths: Where to after Max Planck?, Monday, March 05, 2012, at 17:00.
>> Flyer (More info will follow by email).

Retreat (November 2-3, 2011)

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