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Dear DocNet Member,

we are delighted about your keen and continued interest in our cultural, career-oriented, sports, and social events! Trust us, we are eager to organize more of them for you. Please also note the calls and courses of our appreciated partners, below.

At a glance

  1. DocNet Lunch in February
  2. DocDrinks in February
  3. DocNet General Assembly - only few places left!
  4. DocNet Mario Kart Tournament Vol. 2
  5. DocNet Running Team
  6. DocNet Event Calendar Subscription
  7. Follow DocNet on Professional Networks!
  8. DocNet Job Portal - Find your Career Opportunity!
  9. Young Investigators Programme: Events and Workshops Spring 2020
  10. Literaturzirkel
  11. GSERM
  12. HEC Paris - PhD Blocked Seminars 2020

DocNet Lunch in February


Join us and your fellow PhD colleagues for our monthly lunch meet-up! The hassle-free opportunity to get to know your fellow PhD students, exchange ideas, and to unwind for a moment while having lunch. As usual, we have tables reserved.

When & where: Tuesday, February 18th, 12.00pm @ HSG-Mensa
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DocDrinks in February


Chances are, that you've just arrived at HSG for your PhD studies and haven't met awfully many persons yet. Or, you have seen a bunch of new faces and are curious about getting to know them. Perhaps you just welcome the chance to see some friendly faces again. Our DocDrinks event gives you the opportunity to do exactly that!

Tag along, meet your PhD peers in a casual atmosphere, and get in touch with new members of our ever-growing DocNet community. As always early comers are rewarded: The first couple of drinks are on us, so pop-by early!

New PhDs are warmly welcome! You have new colleagues? Bring them along and introduce them to the DocNet community.

When & where: Wednesday, February 19th, 7.00pm @ ØYA Bar Kafé Klub, Schwertgasse 27, 9000 St. Gallen

DocNet General Assembly 2020 - only few places left!


Dear DocNet Members,

We cordially invite you to the DocNet General Assembly on 28 February 2020 at Abacus Research AG.
Please note that this event is exclusively for DocNet-Members. Non-Members are kindly invited to join us for the after-party at Trischli.

We warmly thank our event-sponsor Abacus for hosting us and are very much looking forward to a great general assembly together with you.

When & where: Friday, February 28th @ Abacus-Platz 1, Wittenbach, 9300 St.Gallen

Sponsored by
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DocNet Mario Kart Tournament Vol. 2


On March 5, DocNet celebrates the great Nintendo 64 era by hosting its second Mario Kart Tournament. Everyone is invited to join! No matter if you have no or little experience in playing Mario Kart, or if you are an absolute pro – just come by and have fun.

Of course you can also join as spectator and cheer for our dauntless drivers!

The tournament will start with some free practice. Then, we will have a Qualifying as well as multiple races on different tracks and against different competitors, in order to determine our best drivers qualifying for the ultimate final! Amazing prices are awaiting!

When & where: Thursday, March 5th, 8 pm @ Meeting Point, Blumenbergplatz 9, 9000 St.Gallen

DocNet Running Team


You have made a new years resolution and want to see it through? Or are you tired of running alone? Then join our DocNet Running Team! We get together weekly for a breath of fresh air and some exercise. We meet Tuesdays, 7.00 pm at the University Sports Hall and then make our way through the nearby Rotmonten running trails. No registration necessary, just pop by!

The running group is intended for both beginners and advanced runners. We will run at (almost) all weather conditions! If you need more information or want to know whether we will be running, write to Joachim (joachim.stonig@unisg.ch) or ask in our WhatsApp group.

When & where: Tuesdays, 7.00 pm @ In front of University Sports Hall

Join our DocNet Running Team WhatsApp group, to stay informed:

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DocNet Event Calendar Subscription!


Never miss an DocNet event ever again! Stay updated by subscribing to the DocNet event calendar in your calendar app (such as Outlook) of choice! Instructions here.

Further Recommendations

DocNet Job Portal - Find your Career Opportunity!


You are in the final stage of your dissertation? You are looking for the next step in your career?

Then our Job Portal is worth a visit! Browse through job offerings from esteemed companies tailored to PhDs, that will bring your career up to speed.

Young Investigator Programme: Events and Workshops Spring 2020


Our events are free of charge for HSG PhD-students. If you want to register for any of our courses or have questions please send an email to yip@unisg.ch

PhD Writing Group
Need to have pages written? Our PhD Writing Group offers time and space for your writings (every Friday morning). You get the chance to develop a writing routine and increase productivity.

Would you like to join? Just drop us an email: yip@unisg.ch

Courses and Events for Ph.D. students at the research stage and early Postdocs/Assistant Professors
Ongoing
PhD-Writing Group
04 March 2020
Displaying Data in Figures
05 March2020
Publishing Research Articles
18.&19 March 2020
Conference Skills: Presenting and Discussing Research
26 March 2020
Projectmanagement for applied research
1 April 2020
Project Dissertation: Getting it done
17&18 April 2020
The productive PhD: gaining clarity, creating insights and making progress
12&13 May 2020
Decision making for mid-career researchers
14 May 2020
Visualizing my literature review
26 May 2020
Academic Writing Toolbox: Towards the Ideal Text
ongoing
Individual support with creating a mentoring-tandem


Courses and Events for Ph.D. students at the coursework stage
Ongoing
PhD-Writing Group
25 February 2020
Doing Research, but how? (English)
04 March 2020
Displaying Data in Figures
05 March 2020
Publishing Research Articles
10 March 2020
Doing Research, but how? (German)
18 & 19 March 2020
Conference Skills: Presenting and Discussing Research
26 March 2020
Projectmanagement for applied research
02-03 April 2020
Getting started with your Ph.D Project: The successful path
17&18 April 2020
The productive PhD: gaining clarity, creating insights and making progress
14 May 2020
Visualizing my literature review
26 May 2020
Academic Writing Toolbox: Towards the Ideal Text
ongoing
Individual support with creating a mentoring-tandem

Literaturzirkel @ HSG


Your book list is getting longer and longer and every two weeks you get a new brilliant podcast suggested? If this is the same for you, you might be interested in joining our book club. Because by sharing knowledge, everyone should get better and more relevant input. Every two weeks, two members present their "Knowledge Nugget". Starting again at Feb 19th from 19:30 to 21:00.

If you are interested please write to literaturzirkel@shsg.ch and we are looking forward to share the inspiration!

GSERM Global School in Empirical Research Methods, 28 May – 19 June 2020


During GSERM Global School in Empirical Research Methods 2020 we will offer 32 courses in methodology and 3 introductory workshop lectures.

As a University of St. Gallen PhD student, you may choose one course per week, earn 4 ECTS and gain new insights in various methods.

You may find special information for HSG PhD students on your Student Web or in the course directory of www.gserm.ch.
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HEC PhD blocked seminars - one week intense course with HEC PhD students and Faculty


Each blocked Seminar offers high level training, typically about current research trends and frontiers in specialized topics.

Accounting and Management Control
Dates: June 19 - 22, 2020
Topic: “Debt Contracting, Banking, Disclosure and Information Intermediares”

Marketing
Dates: March 30 - April 3, 2020
Topic: “Marketing Management”

Strategy & Business Policy
Dates: April 6 - 9, 2020
Topic: “Category Research in Strategy Taking stock and Future perspectives”

Strategy & Business Policy
Dates: April 20 – 24 (week-end course), 2020
Topic: “Institutional Analysis: Individuals, Organizations and Societies

Format: 20h, 5 credits ECTS
Tuition: 500€
Location: HEC Paris, Campus Jouy en Josas, access

How to Apply

Submit by email to doctorat@hec.fr your CV (résumé) and personal statement (max one page) which includes your current research interests (thesis topic) and contact details of your thesis supervisor.


Deadline: 2 weeks prior to the start of the course
We wish you all the best with your PhD-studies, and a great winter time!

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