Fall_Winter 2018

1) Core course (mandatory)*

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

24.10.2018:   11:00 – 14:00 in L13, 15; Room 519                      15:00 – 18:00 in Schloss, EO 162
25.10.2018:   09:00 – 12:00 in Schloss, EO 162                          13:00 – 16:00 in Schloss, EO 162

08.11.2018:    10:00 – 13:00 in Schloss, EO 162                          14:00 – 17:00 in Schloss, EO 162
09.11.2018:    09:00 – 12:00 in Schloss, EO 162                          13:00 – 16:00 in Schloss, EO 162

06.12.2018:    09:00 – 12:00 in Schloss, EO 162                          13:00 – 17:00 in Schloss, EO 162
07.12.2018:    09:00 – 12:00 in Schloss, EO 162                          13:00 – 16:00 in Schloss, EO 162

For more information on the course contents click here.

2) Trainings (elective) *

Useful Software for a SMiP PhD (Instructor: Daniel Heck, Date: 04.10.2018 (10:00 - 17:00), Location: Mannheim (Schloss, EO 162), Assignment: Active participation)

Writing Research Proposals (Instructor: Benjamin Hilbig, Date: 23.11.2018 (10:00 - 18:00), Location: Landau (Campus, Gebäude K, Medienraum im Kellergeschoss), Assignment: Dissertation proposal after 6 months)

Rules of Good Scientific Practice (Instructor: Arndt Bröder, Date: 05.12.2018 (10:00 - 17:00), Location: Mannheim (L13, 15; room 519), Assignment: Brief essay on scientific practice)

For more information on the course contents click here.

3) Workshops (elective)**

Hierarchical Bayesian Models with Computer Applications (Instructor: Jeffrey Rouder, Date: 01.10.2018 (10:00 - 18:00;  Building B6, 30-32; Room 211) and 02.10.2018 (09:00 - 17:00; Building B6, 30-32; Room 211), Location: Mannheim, Assignment: Programming exercise)

Substantive SMiP Research Topics in Mannheim (Instructors: Sabine Sonnentag & Beatrice Kuhlmann, 05.10.2018
(9:00  - 17:00), Location: Mannheim (Buildung B6, 30-32; Room 211) *

Creating experiments with OpenSesame (Instructor: Pascal Kieslich, Date: 12.10. (10:15 - 15:15), 13.10. (10:15 - 17:00), 26.10. (10:15 - 15:15), and 27.10. (10:15 - 17:00), Location: Mannheim (Schloss, EO 162)) Note: This is a workshop offered by the CDSS. Please register here.

Analysis of Response Time (Instructor: Trisha van Zandt, Date: 16.10.2018 (10:00 - 18:00; Building B6, 30-32; Room 211)) and 17.10.2018 (09:00 - 17:00; Building B6, 30-32; Room 212), Location: Mannheim

Introduction to R: Basics (Instructor: Martin Schnuerch), Date: 06.11.2018 (10:00 -18:00; Building L7, 3-5; Room 358 Pool Raum), Location: Mannheim, Assignment: Programming exercise *

Introduction to R: Advanced (Instructor: Martin Schnuerch), Date: 07.11.2018 (09:00-17:00), Location: Mannheim (Building B6, 30-32; Room 212) Assignment: Programming exercise *

Advanced Topics in R (Instructor: Daniel Heck, Date: 22.11.2018 (10:00 - 18:00), Location: Mannheim (Schloss EO 162), Assignment: Overview and short description of "advanced topics" of interest) *

An Introduction to modern R, Statistical Modeling, and Mixed Models (Instructor: Henrik Singmann, Date: 15.01.2019 (10:00 - 18:00) and 16.01.2019 (09:00 - 17:00), Location: Freiburg, Engelberger Str. 41, 1. OG, Room 1003 (CIP-Pool))

For more information on the course contents click here.

 * Recommended for the first year Ph.D. students

** 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-2018.html). Please consult the coordinator for further information.

4) Colloquia (mandatory, Assignment: Presentation)

a) Local colloquia

Colloquium Freiburg

Colloquium Heidelberg

Colloquium Mannheim

Colloquium Tübingen

b) Joint colloquium

Summer Retreat (07.09.2018 - 08.09.2018, Location: Studienhaus Wiesneck in Buchenbach near Freiburg i.Br.)

Winter Retreat (15.02.2019 - 16.02.2019, Location: Heinrich Pesch Haus in Ludwigshafen am Rhein)

5) Coaching for Ph.D. Students Cohort 1 (Compatibility of Private Life and Academic Career)

Concluding Workshop (Date: 20.11.2018, 10:00 - 13:00) + guest talk in the afternoon (14:00 - 16:00) with Prof. Ute Bayen, PhD (Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf) and Dr. Roland Pfister (PostDoc at the Julius-Maximilians-University, Würzburg) Location: Mannheim (B6, 30-32, Room 230)

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