2nd Annual PRIDE Conference
March 28 and 29 hosted by Vrije Universiteit Brussel
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From PhD to Postdoc – the Role of Professionals in Doctoral Education
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Our Mission

Your Benefits

Discussion Groups

Members will have the opportunity to establish dedicated discussion groups.


The Event Calendar will provide an easy overview about relevant training events.

Exchange opportunities

Learning from others and sharing information.

Staff Development Offers

We plan to offer a forum for career development opportunities.

Connecting peers

The Member Directory will help you find experts in your field of interest.

Job opportunities

Learn more about various opportunities to enrich your professional experiences.

What We Think

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Watch the webinar with Verity Eston and Christian Dumpidak an Transferable Skills Training recorded in November 2018!