Training of WBC young researchers in various skills at University of Kragujevac


University of Kragujevac organized training seminar within activity 3.4 Training for young researchers in various skills on 11 and 12 September 2017. The two-day training seminar gathered nearly 120 researchers, PhD students and young assistant professors. Participants had the opportunity to hear and learn about various topics, very significant for their career.

The first part was dedicated to the Re@WBC project introduction and discussion about what milestones within project were reached. Project coordinator Dragana Cvetkovic-Ilic,PhD from Faculty of Mathematics, at University of Nis, presented project results. The second part was about “Young researchers and PhD holders in the labour market” presented by Ivan Macuzic, PhD, from Faculty of Engineering at University of Kragujevac.

Two speakers from Torino, Italy gave their lectures on the first day: Gabriele Baldissone, PhD, from Politecnico di Torino, Italy, and  Mr Federico Rastelli from I3P Politecnico di Torino’s Incubator.
The second day of training seminar was divided into two parallel sessions. In the first session, participants had opportunity to learn about “Career Planning and Development Needs”, “Effective Networking” and “Mind mapping & Creative thinking”. The lectur was held by Heather Sears,PhD, from Coventry University. In the second session, lecturer was Kieran Fenby-Hulse, PhD, from Coventry University and participants had opportunity to hear about “Becoming a Research Leader”, “Enhancing Your Research Profile and Brand” and “Undertaking Interdisciplinary Research”.