Fellowship: The Data Incubator

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship.

Who Should Apply: Anyone who has already obtained a masters or PhD degree or who is within one year of graduating with a masters or PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from international students are welcome. Everyone else is encouraged to sign-up for a future session.

Locations: In addition to the below in-person locations, we will have a remote online session:

  • New York City
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Boston
  • Washington, DC.

Dates: All sections will be from 2018-09-10 to 2018-11-02.

Application Link: https://www.thedataincubator.com/fellowship.html#apply?ref=wd2VicmVkYWN0aWVfYnNrQGNkaC5sZWlkZW51bml2Lm5sCg==

Data Science in 30 minutes: Learn how to build a data-science project in our upcoming free Data Science in 30-minutes webcast. Signup soon as space is limited.

Learn More: You can learn about our fellows at The New York Times, LinkedIn, Amazon, Capital One, or Palantir. To read about our latest fellow alumni, check out our blog. To learn more about The Data Incubator, check us out on Venture Beat, The Next Web, or Harvard Business Review.

Peter Singer Public Ethics Talk on 19th June at Wijnhaven!

On 19 June from 16.00 to 17.30 the Centre for Public Values & Ethics, in collaboration with ISGA, LUC and the FGGA Graduate School, will host prof. Peter Singer as part of the Public Ethics Talks series. We are very proud to welcome prof. Singer to The Hague, as he is without a doubt one of the most well-known and prolific philosophers of our time. You are all hereby warmly invited! Please save the date and we hope to see you there! Having such a renowned philosopher and scholar speak here in The Hague, offers an opportunity that should – in our view – not be missed!

About the talk: Utilitarianism
Peter Singer’s work revolves around Ethics under the utilitarian approach. In this upcoming Public Ethics Talk, he will discuss Utilitarianism, which is the view that we ought to do what will have the best consequences for all affected by our acts, where “best consequences” is understood as meaning the greatest surplus of happiness over suffering. He will connect this to some of today’s most pressing concerns. In a world in which there are more than a billion affluent people and approximately 800 million living in extreme poverty, utilitarianism implies: (1) the affluent ought to use a substantial part of their resources to improve the lives of people in extreme poverty; and (2) the affluent ought to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions so as to reduce the risk of causing harm to others.

About Peter Singer
Prof. Peter Singer is Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University and Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne at the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies. He is also the founder and board chair of The Life You Can Save, a non-profit organization that fights extreme poverty. He became well-known internationally after the publication of Animal Liberation (1975). Singer was made a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) in 2012. He has published many books and articles, held numerous positions at research centres and institutions, as well as numerous academic positions in many universities, amongst which Cambridge, and New York University. He has received many distinctions, awards and distinguished lectureships.

De inschrijving voor de Nationale DenkTank 2018 is geopend

De inschrijving voor de Nationale DenkTank 2018 is geopend. En omdat de organisatie weer op zoek zijn naar de meest creatieve, analytische, ondernemende en onafhankelijke masterstudenten en promovendi, vragen ze de hulp van hun partners (waarvan Universiteit Leiden er een is).  Ik wil jullie dan ook van harte attenderen op de Nationale DenkTank 2018: Circulaire Economie. Zie de bijlage drie documenten.

Let op dat de deadline voor aanmelding al snel is, namelijk 15 april.  Zie ook de website van de Nationale DenkTank met meer praktische info over het meedoen:  http://nationale-denktank.nl/hoe-doe-je-mee/

Aanmelden voor de Nationale DenkTank 2018
De Nationale DenkTank 2018_Circulaire Economie

Nationale DenkTank flyer 2018

PhD scholarships within Political Science at Aarhus BSS Graduate School, Aarhus University

Aarhus BSS Graduate School now offers a number of fully-funded PhD scholarships within Political Science with expected start-up September 1st 2018.
The call is open until April 9 2018, at this website, where you can also read more about Aarhus BSS Graduate School and find the application guide.
The program is a three-year program focused on writing the dissertation with some course work and teaching obligations for two semesters. A research stay at a different university for a minimum of three months is also mandatory. All students are assigned two supervisors who provide intensive guidance. If you are admitted to the program, you are automatically awarded a full scholarship including tuition for the entire three-year program, and you become a Danish government employee. Funding for conference participation, summer schools, research stay at a different institution, and field work is also available.

Qualifications: You need a master’s degree in Political Science or a similar field. The originality and feasibility of the research proposal submitted with the application play a central role in the decision of which students to admit to the program.
The Department of Political Science at Aarhus University is a well-known, large and diverse department. With around 90 faculty members and 50 PhD students, the department covers all subjects within the field of political science and offers a lively and ambitious research and teaching environment. Members of the faculty are also very well-connected to major research environments in Europe and North America. Learn more at http://ps.au.dk/en/

Aarhus University is a research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education. Over the course of the past decade, the university has consolidated its position in the top 100 on the most influential rankings of universities world-wide. Learn more at www.au.dk/en. Aarhus University also provides institutional support for foreign students. Learn more at http://ias.au.dk/international-academic-staff-ias/

Voorlichtingsbijeenkomsten Lerarenopleiding ICLON

Ook dit voorjaar organiseert het ICLON weer voorlichtingsbijeenkomsten over de lerarenopleiding. Tijdens de presentatie ontvang je informatie over de Lerarenopleiding (master), het World Teachers Programme, de Educatieve minor en de Educatieve module. Tevens is er gelegenheid tot het stellen van vragen.

Datum: donderdag 22 februari 2018, 15:30 – 17:00 uur
Locatie: Pieter de la Courtgebouw, zaal 1A20
Datum: dinsdag 6 maart 2018, 15:30 – 17:00 uur
Locatie: Pieter de la Courtgebouw, zaal SB45

Meer informatie: website

Aanmelddeadline
Let op: de aanmelddeadlines (voor alle trajecten) wijken af van de universitaire deadlines. De aanmelddeadline voor de start medio augustus is 1 april 2018 en voor de start eind januari is 1 november 2018. De aanmeldprocedure is beschreven op de website.

Meer informatie Lerarenopleiding Master, Educatieve minor en Educatieve module: www.iclon.nl/lerarenopleiding
World Teachers Programme: www.iclon.nl/wtp

Mentorprogramma van ECHO in samenwerking met L’Oréal

Heb jij affiniteit met Sales, Supply Chain, Business, Marketing, Finance of Digital? Zoek je iemand die vanuit ervaring in het bedrijfsleven je kan begeleiden in je zoektocht naar een baan? Grijp dan je kans en meld je aan voor het L’Oréal mentorprogramma!

Heb jij in je studieloopbaan veel obstakels moeten overwinnen, omdat je bijvoorbeeld de eerste bent uit je familie die is gaan studeren aan een hoger onderwijsinstelling? Heb je behoefte aan een sparringspartner uit het bedrijfsleven die je wegwijs kan maken op de arbeidsmarkt en je van feedback kan voorzien? Ben je op zoek naar coaching die rekening houdt met je culturele identiteit en belevingswereld? Geef je dan nu op voor het L’Oréal Mentorprogramma 2018! Dit mentorprogramma is bestemd voor studenten in de laatste fase van hun studie (universiteit) en die direct na afstuderen op zoek gaan naar een baan in het bedrijfsleven. Ook als je net bent afgestudeerd (maximaal 6 maanden) en nog geen baan hebt, kun je meedoen. Deelname is gratis.

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Spring Data Science Fellowship Opportunity

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship.

Who Should Apply: Anyone who has already obtained a masters or PhD degree or who is within one year of graduating with a masters or PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from international students are welcome. Everyone else is encouraged to sign-up for a future session.

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20-12 Sweden and the Netherlands in the UN Security Council – areas of cooperation

The United Nations Association of Sweden (UNA Sweden) and the Netherlands Association for the United Nations (NVVN), in cooperation with UGlobe, the Utrecht Centre for Global Challenges, and the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies of Leiden Law School, invite you to a conference in The Hague. The conference will focus on the challenges and opportunities of occupying a seat, by Sweden and the Netherlands, in the United Nations Security Council in 2018. What are and should be the countries’ priorities? What are the possibilities for cooperation? What difference can the countries make as elected members?

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