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Annual Progress Reports

ZNZ Retreat on scientific career planning

10 November 2015, 08:00 - 17:30, Tagungszentrum Schloss Au, Au/ZH

The retreat is open for 3rd - 4th year ZNZ Phd students and other interested young neuroscientists.
Organized  by the Gender Equality Committee.

Detailed program>>

Graduate Campus

The Graduate Campus of the University of Zurich has been established to support PhD students and Postdocs in their scientific career. The Campus offers funding for interdisciplinary activities, access to a large network of junior researchers and organizes courses, e.g. on transferable skills.
>> Graduate Campus Website


The annual progress report must include:

  1. A cover page with the following information:
      - the working title
      - the number of the annual report (1st, 2nd etc.)
      - name and signature of the student
      - name of the institute/clinic in which the student carries out the thesis research
      - names and signatures of all three members of the thesis steering committee
  2. A short synopsis of the project and specific aims (max. 1/2 page)
  3. Experimental methods and results achieved in the past year (max. 1 page)
  4. Problems and next steps (max. 1/2 page)
  5. Time schedule over the whole period of the Ph.D. work, if necessary a revised version from the thesis proposal
  6. Literature references

The progress report should not exceed 4 pages. Cumulative progress reports over two or more years are not accepted.


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