Fall Winter 2019

09 October 2019:  Welcome Event for our new PhD Candidates

  • Location: Mannheim (B6, 30-32, Room 309)
  • Time:       3 p.m. - 6 p.m. (official part), afterwards informal get-together
     
  • Core course (mandatory)

    Foundations 1

    Instructor:Thorsten Meiser
    Location:Mannheim
    Assignment:Exercises in statistical modeling and analysis
    Block 1: 10 October 2019:   9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in B6, 30-32, Room 212
    11 October 2019:   9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in B6, 30-32, Room 212
    Block 2: 7 November 2019:    9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in B6, 30-32, Room 212
    8 November 2019:    9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Schloss EO 256
    Block 3:05 December 2019:    10 a.m. – 5 p.m. in B6, 30-32, Room 212
    06 December 2019:    9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in B6, 30-32, Room 212
  • Trainings (mandatory)

    Writing Research Proposals

    Instructor:Benjamin Hilbig
    Date:26 October 2019 (10 a.m. -6 p.m.)
    Location:Mannheim (Schloss, Room EO 256)
    Assignment:Dissertation proposal after 6 months

    Rules of Good Scientific Practice

    Instructor:Arndt Bröder
    Date:6 November 2019 (10 a.m. -5 p.m.)
    Location:Mannheim (L13,17, Room 519)
    Assignment:Brief essay on scientific practice

    Useful Software and Work Methods for a SMiP PhD

    Instructor:Sabine Sonnentag
    Date:15 November 2019 (10 a.m. -5 p.m.)
    Location:Mannheim (Schloss, Room EO 256)
    Assignment:Active participation
  • Workshops (elective)*

    Multinomial processing tree models with reaction times

    Instructors:Christoph Klauer and Raphael Hartmann
    Date:18 October 2019 (10 a.m. -6 p.m.)
    Location:Freiburg (Room: Seminarraum 4003 and CIP Pool 1003 after lunch break)

    Introduction to R: Basics

    Instructor:Martin Schnuerch
    Date:24 October 2019 (10 a.m. -6 p.m.)
    Location:Mannheim (Schloss, Room EO 162) **

    Introduction to R: Advanced

    Instructor:Martin Schnuerch
    Date:25 October 2019 (9 a.m. -5 p.m.)
    Location:Mannheim (Schloss, Room EO 256)**

    NHST reloaded: Recent developments

    Instructors:Rolf Ulrich & Jeff Miller
    Dates:8 November 2019 (10 a.m. - 6 p.m.) and 9 November 2019 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
    Location:Tübingen (Schleichstraße 4, Room: 4.333)

    An Introduction to Machine Learning

    Instructor:Andreas Brandmaier
    Dates:18 November 2019 (10 a.m. - 6 p.m.) and 19 November 2019 (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
    Location:Mannheim (Schloss, Room EO 259)

    Cancelled: Longitudinal models for panel data and intensive longitudinal data

    Instructor:Ellen Hamaker
    Date:28 November 2019 (10 a.m. -6 p.m.)
    Location:Heidelberg (Ü-Raum E, Psychologisches Institut, Heidelberg, Hauptstraße 47- 51)

    Introduction to OpenSesame: Creating Experiments with an Open-Source Software

    Instructor:Franziska Bott
    Dates:9 December 2019 (10 a.m. -6 p.m.) and 10 December 2019 (9 a.m. -5 p.m.)
    Location:Mannheim (Schloss, Room EO 162) **

    The Role of Theorizing for strong Psychological Science

    ​​​​​​​Instructors:Mandy Hütter & Klaus Fiedler
    Dates:12 December 2019 (11 a.m. - 6 p.m.) and 13 December 2019 (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
    Location:Heidelberg (Psychologisches Institut Heidelberg, Hauptstraße 47-51, Room F 105)

    Substantive SMiP Research Topics in Freiburg

    Instructors:Andrea Kiesel & Christoph Klauer
    Date:10 January 2020 (10 a.m. -6 p.m.)
    Location:Freiburg (Institutsgebäude Psychologie, Engelbergerstraße 41, Room: Hörsaal) **

    Introduction to Stan: A Probabilistic Programming Language for Bayesian Inference

    Instructor:Paul Bürkner
    Dates:16 January 2020 (10 a.m. - 6 p.m.) and 17 January 2020 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
    Location:Mannheim (B6, 30-32, Room 211) **​​​​​​​

    * SMiP PhD Candidates may also attend other method workshops (e.g., offered by the CDSS: https://gess.uni-mannheim.de/doctoral-programs/social-and-behavioral-sciences-cdss/course-catalog/fall-2019.html or by IOPS: https://www.iops.nl/education/scheduled-courses/). Please consult the coordinator for further information.

    ** Recommended for the first year PhD Candidates.

  • Colloquia (mandatory, Assignment: Presentation)

    a) Local colloquia

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

    b) Joint colloquium

    Winter Retreat (29.11. & 30.11.2019, Location: University of Heidelberg, Psychologisches Institut, Hauptstraße 47-51, Hörsaal 2 (talks) & conference room A 102 (coffee breaks)

  • Equal Opportunities and Compatibility of Private Life and Academic Career

    a) Talk

    Carolin Strobl 20 November 2019 (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.) Location: Mannheim (B6, 30-32, Room 211)

    b) Coaching for PhD Candidates of Cohort 2017

    Individual Consultations (60 minutes each), Date: 14 November 2019 (Mannheim, B6, 30-32, Room 318)

    c) Coaching for PhD Candidates of Cohort 2018

    Individual Consultations (60 minutes each), Dates: 04 November, 05 November, or 07 November 2019, Location: Mannheim (B6, 30-32, Room 318) or remote

    Concluding Workshop (Date: 20 November 2019, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.) after guest talk in the morning by Carolin Strobl (10 a.m. - 1 p.m.) Location: Mannheim (B6, 30-32, Room 211)

    d) Coaching for PhD Candidates of Cohort 2019

    Kickoff Meeting (Date: 15 January 2020, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.), Location: Mannheim (B6, 30-32, Room: 230)

    Individual Consultations 1 (75 minutes each), Dates: 21 January or 27 January 2020, Location: Mannheim (B6, 30-32, Room 318)

    Individual Consultations 2 (50 minutes each), Dates: 3 March or 5 March 2020, remote or in Mannheim