Keeping sane in your PhD: What can you do? What can UU do?
January 25th 2018, 14:00 – 17:30, Unnik Groen, de Uithof
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Prout, UPP, the University Council and the Graduate School of Life Sciences are co-organizing a symposium on PhD mental health. The goal is to stimulate an inspiring and constructive discussion on PhD mental health. We want to share tips and ideas on how PhDs can better take care of themselves, and to discuss what can be done at the university level to improve PhD mental health and well-being.
14:00 Doors open and registration
14:20 Welcome by PROUT and UPP
14:40 Mental well-being of PhD candidates: a case-study at Leiden University – dr. Inge van der Weijden, researcher at Leiden University
15:10 Psychological challenges and coping strategies – Paula Meesters, PhD Psychologist at TU Delft
16:00 Tools for a stress-free PhD – dr. Amber Davis, PhD Coach
16:30 Panel discussion: How to improve PhD well-being and mental health at university level? co-chairs: Prof. Janneke Plantenga, Dean of Law, Economics and Governance, and Nico Naus, Utrecht PhD Party
- Prof. Hans de Bresser, Vice-Dean of Education at Geosciences
- Estrella Montoya, PhD mentor and Jr. Ass. Prof. at Social and Behavioural Sciences
- Jeff Smit, PhD representative at PNN
17:20 Ending statements
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The event is co-financed by Prout, the University Council and the Graduate School of Life Sciences.