Register now! Leiden University Faculty of Science PhD Day



9:30-18:15 hrs


Faculty of Science, Leiden


Invitation - Science PhD Day


Dear PhD candidate,

The Faculty of Science invites you to the first edition of our Science PhD Day on Thursday April 18th.

Participate in various workshops
During the Science PhD Day you can participate in workshops to learn more about grant opportunities, open science, data management or how to find the perfect job. You can also follow an inclusivity training, learn yoga exercises you can use in your office to reduce chances of RSI, or find the perfect balance between your work and private life. You will also have the opportunity to speed-date with alumni in various different fields over drinks.

Next to the workshops and alumni sessions, you can learn more about practicalities at Leiden University at the information market. Last but not least, the Science PhD Day is an excellent opportunity to meet and talk to your peers.

The Science PhD Day is organised for PhD candidates in the Faculty of Science. We offer a diverse programme to help you successfully complete your PhD journey and to broaden your career perspectives: To your PhD defence, and beyond!

10:00 – 10.30 hr              Walk in with coffee and tea
10.30 – 11.00 hr               Opening by prof.dr. Wim van Saarloos (KNAW)
11.00 – 12.00 hr               Workshop session 1
12.00 – 14.00 hr               Lunch and visit information market
14.00 – 15.00 hr               Workshop session 2
15.00 – 15.30 hr               Break – coffee and tea
15.30 – 16.30 hr               Workshop session 3
16.45 – 18.00 hr               Speeddating with alumni/drinks

You can find all the details about the programme on the Science PhD Day website. Lunch and drinks will be provided.

Sign up now!
Please note that the number of spots available for each workshop is limited.

The Science PhD Day offers something for everyone, so don’t miss out! We are looking forward to seeing you on Thursday, April 18th!

Prof.dr. Geert de Snoo
Dean of the Faculty of Science