Winter 2017

1) Core course (mandatory)

Foundations 1 (Instructors: Thorsten Meiser & Daniel Heck, Location: Mannheim, Achievement: Exercises
in statistical modeling and analysis)

26.10.2017:    10:00 – 13:00 in B6, 23-23, room A 302    14:00 – 17:00 in Schloss, EO 162
27.10.2017:    09:00 – 12:00 in L9, 7, room 308                13:00 – 16:00 in Schloss, EO 162

16.11.2017:    10:00 – 13:00 in B6, 23-23, room A 302    14:00 – 17:00 in Schloss, EO 162
17.11.2017:    09:00 – 12:00 in L9, 7, room 308                13:00 – 16:00 in Schloss, EO 162

07.12.2017:    10:00 – 13:00 in B6, 23-23, room A 302    14:00 – 17:00 in Schloss, EO 162
08.12.2017:    09:00 – 12:00 in L9, 7, room 308                13:00 – 16:00 in Schloss, EO 162

12.01.2018:    10:00 – 13:00 in Schloss, EO 162            14:00 – 17:00 in Schloss, EO 162

2) Trainings (elective)

Useful Software for a SMiP PhD (Instructor: Daniel Heck, Date: 19.10.2017 (09:30 - 17:00*), Location: Mannheim (Schloss, EO 162), Achievement: Active participation)

Writing Research Proposals (Instructor: Benjamin Hilbig, Date: 18.11.2017 (09:00 - 16:00), Location: Mannheim (L9, 7, room 308), Achievement: Dissertation proposal after 6 months)

Rules of Good Scientific Practice: Principles, Mechanisms, and Tools (Instructor: Edgar Erdfelder, Date: 14.12.2017 (10:00 - 17:00), Location: Mannheim (L9, 7, room 308), Achievement: Brief essay on scientific practice)

* includes talk given by Daniel Heck: 15:30 - 17:00.

3) Workshops (elective)**

Introduction to R: Basics (Instructor: Max Ihmels, Date: 06.11.2017 (11:00 - 18:00), Location: Tübingen (Schleichstr. 4, room 4.503), Achievement: Programming exercise)

Introduction to R: Advanced (Instructor: Max Ihmels, Date: 07.11.2017 (09:00 - 17:00), Location: Tübingen (Schleichstr. 4, room 4.503), Achievement: Programming exercise)

Advanced Topics in R (Instructor: Daniel Heck, Date: 13.12.2017 (10:00 - 17:00), Location: Mannheim (L9, 7, room 308), Achievement: Overview and short description of "advanced topics" of interest)

** SMiP Ph.D. students may also attend other method workshops (e.g., offered by the CDSS: https://gess.uni-mannheim.de/doctoral-programs/social-and-behavioral-sciences-cdss/course-catalog/fall-2017.html). Please consult the coordinator for further information.

4) Colloquia (mandatory, Achievement: Presentation)

a) Local colloquia

Colloquium Freiburg

Colloquium Heidelberg

Colloquium Mannheim

Colloquium Tübingen

b) Joint colloquia

SMiP Kickoff Meeting (Mannheim, 20.10.2017, 09:30 - 18:00)

Winter Retreat (Haus am Weinberg, 67487 St. Martin; http://www.hausamweinberg.de/; 17.02.18 - 18.02.18)