Category: News

Training Early Career Researchers


DIOSI received an excellent review

As you probably already know, the DIOSI project has been completed and is now integrated into the YUFE Alliance. We are happy to let you know that in its overall…
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PhD training is no longer fit for purpose — it needs reform now

A very interesting editorial from Nature about the current state of PhD training, which is in trouble due to rising inflation, a lack of support, and poor quality supervision. It…
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The DIOSI Graduate Tracking Framework

The DIOSI Graduate Tracking Framework

The DIOSI Graduate Tracking Framework, introduced by Sasa Zelenika and presented by Zoran Sušanj & Nikoleta Zubić (UNIRI). Ideas on how to provide a measurable and actionable assessment of the…
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Stephane Bergmans Talk

CoARA, advancing on Research Assessment Reform: a conversation on possible implications for Early Career Researchers

Keynote speech at the Diosi Final Event (Madrid, Nov 2022), by Stephane Berghmans (European University Association). Introduced by Pieter Spooren (U. Antwerpen – Diosi coordinator)


From declarations to commitments: Agreement on Reforming Research Assessment

More than 400 organisations have already signed the Agreement on Reforming Research Assessment. This is of special relevance for Early Career Researchers because the document lays the groundwork for the…
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Doctoral Education

Towards a Global Core Value System in Doctoral Education

Description comes from UCL Press: Recent decades have seen an explosion in doctoral education worldwide. Increased potential for diverse employment has generated greater interest, with cultural, political and environmental tensions…
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A Manifesto for Early Career Researchers

The Manifesto is an outcome of the 4th Gago Conference on European Science Policy, on June 13, 2022, which brought together in Brussels research institutions, policy makers and representatives of…
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DIOSI Model Implementation Roadmaps Workshop

Partners’ Ph.D Programs mapping During the DIOSI Workshop in Antwerp, the partners of the project worked together to establish common principles for the implementation of the DIOSI Model and to…
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EUA-CDE survey 2021

EUA-CDE survey report: “Doctoral education in Europe: current developments and trends”

As a follow-up to the study “Doctoral education in Europe today: approaches and institutional structures” (2017-2018), the EUA Council for Doctoral Education conducted, from March to May 2021, a survey…
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Third Train-the-Trainer workshop on “FAIR Research Data” will take place on 25-27 April

Next Monday, 25th April, another online Train-the-Trainer workshop will start. As you may already know, one of our aims is to train trainers in delivering the training…