The Leibniz PostDoc Survey

As many of you might already know, the Leibniz PostDoc Survey is currently open for participation and we urge all of you current (and incoming) postdoctoral researchers at all Leibniz Institutes to fill the online form, which you got via our email listserv, if you haven’t already. In this short blog post we want toContinue reading “The Leibniz PostDoc Survey”

Update on COVID-19 Actions of the Leibniz PostDoc Network

Today, we want to provide you with a brief update on the recent efforts the Leibniz PostDoc Network is working on to promote the needs of postdoctoral researchers within the Leibniz Association. A few weeks ago, our two spokespersons—Drs. Gitta Heinz and Lydia Repke—had the opportunity to speak with Leibniz Association President Prof. Mattias KleinerContinue reading “Update on COVID-19 Actions of the Leibniz PostDoc Network”

Communication of Leibniz President Prof. Kleiner concerning the situation of early career scientists during the COVID-19 pandemic

Leibniz President Prof. Kleiner addressed a constructive statement to all Leibniz Institutes’ directors on 30 May 2020: Betreff: Zur Situation junger Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen aus den Leitungen der Leibniz-Einrichtungen, die Covid19-Pandemie und die Maßnahmen zu ihrer Eindämmung stellen uns alle vor ungewohnte Herausforderungen. Für junge Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler – und vorContinue reading “Communication of Leibniz President Prof. Kleiner concerning the situation of early career scientists during the COVID-19 pandemic”

COVID-19 Actions of the Leibniz PostDoc Network

As in other fields of work, the COVID-19 pandemic also has a strong impact on science and research. Especially early career researchers and those with (child-)care obligations are severely affected by this unprecedented situation. We addressed this topic among the Steering Group of the Leibniz PostDoc Network and developed an open letter to raise awarenessContinue reading “COVID-19 Actions of the Leibniz PostDoc Network”

Starting a new decade with a kick-off!

At the end of last month, after two days of very productive sessions where the main topics were outreach and visibility, we left the Leibniz headquarters in Berlin with a feeling of content as we were able to start an active campaign to get you, the Leibniz PostDoc community, more engaged in this network. OurContinue reading “Starting a new decade with a kick-off!”