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Continuing Professional Development Programme
Space for Reflective Learning


2022 Edition 1, Trimester 2: May, BLENDED (Online & In-person)
Target: Postdocs, staff scientists and technicians with managing responsibilities
4 Sessions*:
  • 19/05/2022 09:30 - 13:30
    Charles Darwin room;
  • 20/05/2022 09:30 - 13:30
    Online (Zoom);
  • 02/06/2022 09:30 - 13:30
    Charles Darwin room;
  • 16/06/2022 09:30 - 13:30
    Online (Zoom)
* You should attend all sessions


Project management for scientists


To discover the real value of project management in research and learn how to apply it to your projects.




Postdocs, staff scientists and technicians with managing responsibilities


In this course participants will learn to apply project management techniques in order to better define objectives of a research project, make a realistic plan, and implement it effectively.

After this workshop you will be able to:

  • Define clear objectives and key success factors

  • Identify and manage relations with stakeholders

  • Plan a project according to objectives and available resources

  • Identify and control risks

  • Manage resources responsibly

  • Monitor progress and report

The course consists of several sessions (in-person & online). You should be able to attend all of them.

Study commitment

  • Participants need to commit to attending ALL 4 sessions.

  • Before the course participants will have to complete a short survey.

  • As preparation for sessions 3 and 4 participants are expected to do some team work and individual study (about 10h).

For any issue regarding attendance before or during the course, please note that you should contact the Intervals team directly by sending an email to


Comments from participants


Joaquim Calbó, Alexandros Nikolaou, Sonja Reiland
Joaquim Calbó
Alexandros Nikolaou
Sonja Reiland

Joaquim Calbó, Alexandros Nikolaou and Sonja Reiland have extensive experience as scientific project managers.

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