Fall Winter 2021

Due to the ongoing corona situation, the RTG SMiP currently plans its events to be held on site or to be offered in a remote environment, depending on the current situation in fall winter 2021.

  • Special Events

    SMiP Summer Colloquium 2021 in Mannheim

    30 September 2021 (15:30 – 20:30), meeting point: outside the Classroom Pass Center (EW 086, Schloss Ehrenhof West, ground floor)

     

    Welcome Event for the Cohort 2021

    13 / 14 October 2021, Mannheim

     

    Farewell Event for the Cohort 2018

    TBA, remote

  • Core Courses (mandatory)

    Foundations 1

    Instructor:Thorsten Meiser
    Block 1:

    Dates: 14  October 2021 (10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.) and

    15 October 2021 (9:00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.)

    Location: Mannheim (Room: O142 and O135)

    Block 2:

    Date: 19 November 2021, the instructor will provide preparatory video input. 

    Location: Mannheim (Room: O135) or remote

    Block 3:

    Date: 14 January 2022, the instructor will provide preparatory video input.

    Location: Mannheim (Room: O142) or remote

  • Trainings (mandatory)

    Academic Writing and Publishing (cohort 2020, postponed from spring summer 2021)

    Instructor:Benjamin Hilbig
    Dates:

    01 October (10.00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.) and

    02 October 2021 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

    Location:Mannheim (Room: C217 [A5, C-Teil])°

    ° Please be sure to have your Classroom Pass before you participate at our SMiP-courses in Mannheim. For more information, please refer to: www.uni-mannheim.de/classroom-pass.

    Research organization and useful software

    Instructor:Martin Schnuerch
    Date:13 October 2021 (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
    Location:Mannheim (Room: 211 [B6, 30-32])°

    ° Please be sure to have your Classroom Pass before you participate at our SMiP-courses in Mannheim. For more information, please refer to: www.uni-mannheim.de/classroom-pass.

    Rules of Good Scientific Practise

    Instructor:Arndt Bröder
    Date:29 October 2021 (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
    Location:Mannheim (Room: C217 [A5, C-Teil) or remote
  • Workshops (elective)*

    On the quantification of model uncertainty: A Bayesian perspective

    Instructor:

    David Kaplan

    Date:

    07 October 2021 (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

    Location:

    Mannheim (room 211 [B6, 30-32]) °

    ° Please be sure to have your Classroom Pass before you participate at our SMiP-courses in Mannheim. For more information, please refer to: www.uni-mannheim.de/classroom-pass.

     

    Introduction to R: Basics **

    Instructor:

    Martin Schnuerch

    Date:

    27 October 2021 (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

    Location:

    Mannheim (room 211 [B6, 30-32]) or remote

     

    Introduction to R: Advanced **

    Instructor:

    Martin Schnuerch

    Date:

    28 October 2021 (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.)

    Location:

    Mannheim (room 211 [B6, 30-32]) or remote

     

    An introduction to data analysis with the generalized additive model

    Instructors:

    Harald Baayen, Yu-Ying Chuang & Peter Hendrix

    Dates:

    08 November (10:00 a. m. – 6:00 p.m.) and

    09 November 2021 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

    Location:

    TübingenSeminarraum 236 in NEUER AULA, Geschwister-Scholl-Platz, 72074 Tübingen  or  remote

     

    Introduction to SoSciSurvey

    Instructor:

    Maren Mayer

    Dates:

    11 November (10:00 a. m. – 6:00 p.m.) and

    12 November 2021 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

    Location:

    Mannheim (room 1st day: 211 [B6, 30-32]; room 2nd day: B143 [A5]) or remote

     

    Introduction to Bayesian Modeling **

    Instructor:

    Martin Schnuerch

    Dates:

    17 November (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. ) and

    18 November 2021 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

    Location:

    Mannheim (room C217 [A5] on first day; room B316 [A5] on second day)or remote

     

    Hypothesis Evaluation Using the Bayes Factor

    Instructor:

    Herbert Hoijtink

    Dates:

    02 December (10:00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.) and

    03 December 2021 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

    Location:

    Mannheim (room: TBA on 1st day; room: C217 on 2nd day [A5, part C]) or remote

     

    Robust Bayesian Cognitive Modeling

    Instructor:

    Jeffrey N. Rouder

    Date:

    08 and 09 December 2021 (17:00 – 21:00)

    Location:

    remote

     

    Browser-based Experimentation with lab.js

    Instructor:

    David Izydorczyk

    Dates:

    12 January (10:00 a.m. – 6:00 pm. ) and

    13 January 2022 (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

    Location:

    Mannheim (room C217 [A5, Bauteil C]) or remote

     

    Substantive SMiP Research Topics in Landau **

    Instructors:

    Benjamin Hilbig, Tanja Lischetzke & Eunike Wetzel

    Date:

    17 January 2022 (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)

    Location:

    Landau / Mannheim (room TBA) or remote

     

    Methodology of Replication Studies

    Instructors:

    Edgar Erdfelder & Rolf Ulrich

    Date:

    18 January 2022

    Location:

    Mannheim (room C217 [A5, C-Teil]) or remote

     

     


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

    ** Recommended for the first year PhD Candidates.

  • Colloquia (mandatory)

    Local colloquia

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

    Joint colloquium

    Digital SMiP Fall Retreat, Dates: 26 and 27 November 2021

  • Coaching (elective)

    Digital Talk Series „Career Options after the Doctorate“

    Initial Session (21 October 2021, 16:30 – 18:00, ZOOM room 36, link via e-mail): Thorsten Meiser will give an „Overview on alternative career paths after the doctorate“

    Subsequent Sessions: Practitioners will be invited to introduce their chosen career paths:

    • 10 November 2021 (16:30 – 18:00, ZOOM room 36, link via e-mail): Ulf Mertens and Pascal Kieslich will talk about their experiences „Being a data scientist“
    • 22 November (16:30 – 18:00, ZOOM room 36, link via e-mail): Daniel Danner will talk about „Journey from consulting to research institute and university of applied studies“
    • 01 December 2021 (16:30 – 18:00, ZOOM room 36, link via e-mail): Berenike Waubert and Julia Groß will talk about „Psychotherapy qualification – door opener, second source of income, or more?“
    • 10 January 2022 (16:30 – 18:00, ZOOM room 36, link via e-mail): Michèle Birtel will talk about ”Being a professor in the UK“
    • 20 January 2022 (16:30 – 18:00, ZOOM room 36, link via e-mail): Tina-Sarah Auer and Hansjörg Plieninger will talk about "Finding your way in a business company“

    Equal Opportunities and Compatibility of Private Life and Academic Career

    Individual Coaching for PhD Candidates of Cohort 2019

    Individual Consultations, Dates: TBA

    Individual Coaching for PhD Candidates of Cohort 2020

    Individual Consultation, Dates: TBA

    Individual Coaching for PhD Candidates of Cohort 2021

    Individual Consultation, Dates: TBA, starting in January 2022