29-30 October 2020
Online via Zoom
Europe/Berlin timezone
+++ If the workshop is fully booked, please mail to graduateschool@pier-hamburg.de to be put on the waiting list. +++

++++ ONLINE WORKSHOP 29-30 OCTOBER 2020 ++++

Workshop Description:

Goals: Know how to use powerful time planning methods; Know how to balance professional and private life; Know how to control your inner state using concentration and relaxation techniques;Exchange of experiences with other participants.
Content: Fundamental requirements for good time management during your research project: Making decisions and developing initiative; How can I motivate myself on the path to completion?; Time planning: master plan, weekly and daily planning; Setting priorities (Eisenhower Method, Pareto Principle); Finding your balance: research project – job – private life; Getting rid of time-killers; Controlling your inner state through relaxation techniques; Using high concentration techniques (silent hour, Pomodoro Technique)


This workshop is part of the research and career skills curriculum of the PIER Helmholtz Graduate School and its cooperation partners on Bahrenfeld Campus/DESY.

The workshops are usually one- or two-day courses for a maximum number of 15 participants and are offered once or twice a year. The trainers are carefully selected experts with many years of experience in teaching scientists. Some of the workshops are open for postdocs.

Many of the workshops of the research and career skills curriculum are a cooperation between the PIER Helmholtz Graduate School and its partner organisations and institutes such as the Quantum Universe Research School QURS, the Collaborative Research Center SFB 925, The Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging CUI, the International Max Planck Research School for Ultrafast Imaging & Structural Dynamics IMPRS-UFAST, the Centre for Structural Systems Biology CSSB, and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory EMBL.


Online via Zoom
  • Matthias Mayer
This course counts for 1 credit point (SWS) in category C (key skills) of the PIER study programme.