Course: Superb supervision junior - mentoring your PhD candidate towards responsible conduct of research
29-10-2020 09:00 28-01-2021 17:00 VU campus

Are you a junior PhD supervisor? In this course we will help you (further) develop the skills to supervise PhD candidates in a competent and conscientious way.

Target audience

Junior supervisors of PhD candidates (postdoctoral researchers, assistant professors)


Three days


Spring (nb. group is full):
Module 1: Wednesday March 11th 2020 (9:00-17:00)
Module 2: Tuesday June 16th 2020 (9:00-17:00)
Module 3: Thursday September 17th 2020 (9:00-17:00)

Fall 2020:
Module 1: Thursday October 29th 2020 (9:00-17:00)
Module 2: Thursday December 10th 2020 (9:00-17:00)
Module 3: Thursday January 28th 2021 (9:00-17:00)

NB. Registering for this course implies attending all three modules.


The price for this course is €960,- p.p.


VU campus


This course is ABAN accredited for medical doctors with 18 points.


This course is conducted by dr. Joeri Tijdink, Tamarinde Haven, MSc. in combination with dr. ir. Louise Mennen. 

Dr. Louise Mennen has worked for more than 10 years as a scientist in academia. She noticed that for pushing science forward, besides increasing scientific skills and knowledge, scientists also need to improve their soft skills and self-awareness. She now trains and coaches scientists, to help stimulate their personal development and inspire them to become better scientists and leaders. Due to her large experience in life science research she knows what research dilemma’s you are currently facing and she knows how to help you with your personal challenges.

Registration procedure

You can use the registration button to show your interest in this course. Based on a short questionnaire, we evaluate whether your profile will suit the junior or the senior course best.


This course is offered in Dutch or English, depending on the participants.

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