Career in science

Introduction to grant writing

How do you get your grant proposal noticed in the face of so much competition? When it comes down to it, a grant proposal is simply a quotation. It should offer a solution to an existing societal or scientific problem. Your proposal should focus on the essence (your aim) and on the quality of the project deliverables. The best grant-writing strategy is to ‘say more with less’.

Personal leadership for academics

You just became a manager – an exciting but challenging new role for you. This course will give you all the tools you need to enjoy your new role and get the right results. You’ll learn effective management methods, smart dialogue techniques and better coaching skills.

Scientific writing in English

Do you have little or no trouble reading specialist literature in English, but do you find writing your own English-language articles to be a tall order? This course offers you a step-by-step approach to improving your own article.

Working Soft for Scientists

Working hard is the norm in the academic world. Competition and the ‘publish or perish’’ mentality result in a stressful environment. It is against this background that Claartje van Sijl developed the innovative training programme Working Soft® for Scientists. The programme offers an effective combination of burnout prevention and career coaching.