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Guide for dealing with research delays of PhD candidates, postdocs and tenure trackers as a result of COVID-19


This guide, drawn up by several organizations (VSNU, PNN, PostdocNL, trade unions and De Jonge Akademie), can serve as a starting point to facilitate discussions between researchers and research institutions.

Guide for dealing with research delays of PhD candidates, postdocs and tenure trackers as a result of COVID-192020-07-01T10:12:44+01:00

PhD Corona Impact Survey – results


The spread of Covid-19 has rapidly and strongly impacted societies all over the world. The EPS PhD Council decided to release a survey in order to evaluate the impact of the resulting crisis on the content and progress of the project of the EPS PhD students. To assess which were the main concerns among PhD students and see if we could help them by solving some questions and/or issues they could have, we asked them to anonymously fill out a survey of 13 questions. The survey was opened the 20th of May 2020 and was closed nine days later, on [...]

PhD Corona Impact Survey – results2020-06-22T14:55:45+01:00

EPS @ Work


Check out how your colleagues are adjusting to their new work environment or find tips on how to work well at home on the EPS @ Work page, which is now online!  

EPS @ Work2020-04-23T11:42:38+01:00

Plantae presents – Virtual Plant Science Seminars


The American Society of Plant Biologists launched a new virtual seminar series via the online community, Plantae. Each seminar features two speakers and you can either watch the livestream or the recorded session.  

Plantae presents – Virtual Plant Science Seminars2020-04-22T16:40:15+01:00

Jorge Navarro-Muñoz wins UFW Research Award 2020


Jorge Navarro-Muñoz, former postdoc in the WUR Bioinformatics Group, has won the University Fund Wageningen Research Award 2020 for his paper “A computational framework to explore large-scale biosynthetic diversity”.

Jorge Navarro-Muñoz wins UFW Research Award 20202020-03-12T11:29:45+01:00

Arrival of the EPS Postdoc Council!


It has taken some time, but we are happy to announce that EPS now has its very own Postdoc Council. As EPS Postdoc Council we aim to bring the EPS postdoc community together for exchanging ideas and discussing problems. Furthermore, we aim to organize meetings and workshops benefitting the professional development and career of postdocs. We also will be organizing the EPS Flying Seminars to be held in Wageningen, Utrecht and Amsterdam, so let us know if you have any suggestions for interesting speakers. To enable us to cater for all the EPS postdocs as well as for you to [...]

Arrival of the EPS Postdoc Council!2020-03-05T11:09:00+01:00