Fall Winter 2017

  • Core course (mandatory)

    Foundations 1

    Instructors:Thorsten Meiser & Daniel Heck
    Location:Mannheim
    Assignment:Exercises in statistical modeling and analysis
    Block 1:  

    26 October 2017,10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in B6, 23-23, room A 302, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. in Schloss, EO 162

    27 October 2017, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. in L9, 7, room 308, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. in Schloss, EO 162

    Block 2:

    16 November 2017, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in B6, 23-23, room A 302, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. in Schloss, EO 162

    17 November 2017, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. in L9, 7, room 308, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. in Schloss, EO 162

    Block 3:

    07 December 2017, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in B6, 23-23, room A 302, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. in Schloss, EO 162

    08 December 2017, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. in L9, 7, room 308, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. in Schloss, EO 162

    Block 4: 

    12 January 2018, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Schloss, EO 162, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. in Schloss, EO 162

    • Trainings (elective)

      Useful Software for a SMiP PhD

      Instructor:Daniel Heck
      Date:19 October 2017 (9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.*)
      Location:Mannheim (Schloss, EO 162)
      Assignment:Active participation

      Writing Research Proposals

      Instructor:Benjamin Hilbig
      Date:18 November 2017 (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
      Location:Mannheim (L9, 7, room 308)
      Assignment:Dissertation proposal after 6 months

      Rules of Good Scientific Practice: Principles, Mechanisms, and Tools

      Instructor:Edgar Erdfelder
      Date:14 December 2017 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
      Location:Mannheim (L9, 7, room 308)
      Assignment:Brief essay on scientific practice

      * includes talk given by Daniel Heck: 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m..

    • Workshops (elective)**

      ** SMiP PhD Candidate may also attend other method workshops (e.g., offered by the CDSS: GESS). Please consult the coordinator for further information.

      Introduction to R: Basics

      Instructor:Max Ihmels
      Date:6 November 2017 (11 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
      Location:Tübingen (Schleichstr. 4, room 4.503)
      Assignment:Programming exercise

      Introduction to R: Advanced

      Instructor:Max Ihmels
      Date:7 November 2017 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
      Location:Tübingen (Schleichstr. 4, room 4.503)
      Assignment:Programming exercise

      Advanced Topics in R

      Instructor:Daniel Heck
      Date:13 December 2017 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
      Location:Mannheim (L9, 7, room 308)
      Assignment:Overview and short description of „advanced topics“ of interest
    • Colloquia (mandatory, Assignment: Presentation)

      a) Local colloquia

      • Colloquium Freiburg
      • Colloquium Heidelberg
      • Colloquium Mannheim
      • Colloquium Tübingen

      b) Joint colloquia

      • SMiP Kickoff Meeting (Mannheim, 20 October 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
      • Winter Retreat (Haus am Weinberg, 67487 St. Martin; Here you can finde more information about the Arens Hotel; 17 February 2018 – 18 February 2018)