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NWO-I Young Scientists' Day: 7 December 2017

  • 7 December 2017
  • Casa 400, Amsterdam

On Thursday 7 December 2017 NWO-I will be organising the sixth edition of the NWO-I Young Scientists' Day. Both NWO-I PhDs and NWO-I postdocs are invited to attend. The event will be held at Casa 400 in Amsterdam. Participation is free of charge.

Participants can again look forward to a programme, aimed at developing and acquiring the personal skills and knowledge needed to successfully complete a PhD and embark upon a professional career. Besides workshops, former employees have been invited to come and talk about their careers. All NWO-I postdocs and PhDs will receive an invitation detailing the programme in the fall.

For more information about the NWO-I Young Scientists' Day please contact Maria Teuwissen (Personnel Department) phone +31 30 600 12 61 or e-mail


09.30 Doors open
10.00 Welcome and introduction Dr. Christa Hooijer │ Director NWO-I
10.10 Careers of former PhD students
Former PhD students and postdocs about their experiences
Dr. Bruno Ehrler │ Group leader Hybrid Solar Cells at AMOLF
Dr. Serena Oggero │ Innovation Consultant at TNO Intelligent Imaging
11.00 Workshop* session 1
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Workshop* session 2
16.00 Coffee and tea break
16.20 Careers of former PhD students
Former PhD students and postdocs about their experiences
Dr. Mahsa Vahabi │Quantitative Risk Analyst at ABN Amro
Dr. Mark Beker │ CEO at Innoseis
17.00 Drinks

* Workshops: What a personality!, Effective network conversations, Keep your brain fit handling your workload, The art of presenting science, The art of scientific writing, Starting a science-based company, Setting direction for your future career, Shaping your career outside academia, Yoga workshop.

Workshop descriptions
See attachment.

Registration is now closed. You will receive a confirmation ca. 10 days before the meeting. Participation is free of charge, however there is a no show fee.


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