On March 21, 2020 DLGS fellows were invited by the PhD fellows of the Boysen-TU Dresden-Graduiertenkolleg for a colloquium on the topic of methods in social science. This was an exciting opportunity for the PhD fellows of both the facilities to host a peer-to-peer dialogue on interdisciplinary methods.
Doing a PhD in times of COVID-19 – our coping strategies at DLGS
Staying motivated right now is not an easy task, especially if you are a PhD candidate. Many researchers have themselves admitted on social media how they struggle with being productive and to find a consistent routine. Things have not been so different for PhD candidates at Dresden Leibniz Graduate School (DLGS). Here is how they are coping with this tough situation in their own words.
Successfully started: 10th cohort of the DLGS
The tenth cohort of the Dresden Leibniz Graduate School (DLGS) started at the beginning of March. The fellows of the international graduate school will spend three years researching various issues in the field of sustainable urban development. The application period for cohort number 11 starts in May.
Commerzbank-Award for Dr. phil. Sara Al-Nassir
On October 11, 2019, the Commerzbank Dissertation Prizes 2018 were awarded at the TU Dresden. Since 2006 prizes have been granted to young scientists for outstanding dissertations.
DLGS doctoral candidate Sara Al-Nassir received one of these awards in recognition of her excellent dissertation on the topic „Constructive Exceptionality, the interplay of agency and structure in constituting Zaatari’s Market Street, Al-Souq".
PhD-Award for the best talk
The DLGS doctoral candidate Jiaying Lin took part on the 3rd International Symposium Healthy Ageing from 20–22 February 2019 at the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) in Berlin-Buch/ Germany. She presented her phd-project "Healthy City Program in Shanghai - policy process unfolded". During the PhD session four students form different countries could talk about their work and results. Jiaying Lin got the PhD-Award for the best talk.