Biosystematics, informatics and genomics of the big 4 insect groups: training tomorrow's researchers and entrepreneurs

BIG4's fifth and last workshop is taking place in Sofia, Bulgaria

Starting today, 16 April 2018, the last BIG4 workshop will take place over three busy days in Sofia, Bulgaria, where our MSCA fellows will have the chance to present their results and learn from invited professionals in the scientific, business and publishing fields alike.

Close to the end of a very successful project where 15 early career researchers had the opportunity to be part of 15 PhD projects, focused on the biosystematics, informatics and genomics of 4 insect groups, our fellows have the chance to meet again and discuss plans and strategies for their future career development.

Together with BIG4's scientific supervisors, coming from top research institutions across Europe, a number of professionals from more business-oriented fields will present insights on important skills and strategies for BIG4's participants academic and professional future.

Special focus will be put on training the young researchers for successful grant applications, as well as showing them the tricks to succeed in a modern start-up environment. The participants will also have the chance to learn the latest development in high-tech open access publishing and related modern workflows and tools.


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