QUARTZ Workshop 3 and Training TS4-TS5

The workshop W3 was three full-day workshop and was held between Wednesday 3 and Friday 5 April 2019. The goal of the workshop was to (a) train the ESRs on academic writing, writing funding proposals, and communicating with the press, and also to (b) give the ESRs opportunities for networking with each other and the senior researchers, for presenting themselves and their research progress to the other colleagues, and for sharing their knowledge within the network.

Wednesday 3 April 2019
08h30 - 09h00 coffee & fruit  
09h00 - 09h15 welcome, plan of the day, orientation information Christina Lioma  
09h15 - 11h00 course Academic Writing for PhD students [Training event] Sanne Larsen
11h00 - 11h15 coffee break  
11h30 - 12h30 course Academic Writing for PhD students [Training event] Sanne Larsen
12h30 - 13h30 lunch  
13h30 - 15h30 seminar “From Cranfield to Information Interaction” Peter Ingwersen
15h30 - 15h45 coffee break  
15h45 - 16h10 presentation by ESR-1 (20 minutes + 5 minutes for QA)  
16h10 - 16h35 presentation by ESR-2 (20 minutes + 5 minutes for QA)  
16h35 - 17h00 presentation by ESR-3 (20 minutes + 5 minutes for QA)  
17h00 - 18h00 QUARTZ supervisory board meeting  
     
Thursday 4 April 2019    
09h00 - 10h15 course How to Write a Competitive Proposal for H2020 for PhD students [Training event] Sean McCarthy
10h15 - 10h30 coffee break  
10h30 - 12h30 course How to Write a Competitive Proposal for H2020 for PhD students [Training event] Sean McCarthy
12h30 - 13h30 lunch  
13h30 - 14h30 seminar “Natural Language Understanding with Limited Training Data Isabelle Augenstein
14h30 – 14h40 announcement about outreach Haiming Liu  
14h40 - 14h45 coffee break  
14h45 - 15h10 presentation by ESR-3 (20 minutes + 5 minutes for QA)  
15h10 - 15h35 presentation by ESR-4 (20 minutes + 5 minutes for QA)  
15h35 - 16h00 presentation by ESR-5 (20 minutes + 5 minutes for QA)  
16h00 - 16h25 presentation by ESR-6 (20 minutes + 5 minutes for QA)  
16h25 - 16h50 presentation by ESR-7 (20 minutes + 5 minutes for QA)  
16h50 - 17h15 presentation by ESR-11 (20 minutes + 5 minutes for QA)  
18h30 - 22h00 dinner at restaurant SULT  
     
Friday 5 April 2019    
09h00 - 10h15 course Communicating your Research for PhD students [Training event] Janni Brixen
10h15 - 10h30 coffee break  
10h30 - 12h00 course Communicating your Research for PhD students [Training event] Janni Brixen
12h00 - 12h30 lunch  
12h30 - 14h30 course Communicating your Research for PhD students [Training event] Janni Brixen
14h30 - 14h45 coffee break  
14h45 - 15h10 presentation by ESR-8 (20 minutes + 5 minutes for QA)  
15h10 - 15h35 presentation by ESR-9 (20 minutes + 5 minutes for QA)  
15h35 - 16h00 presentation by ESR-10 (20 minutes + 5 minutes for QA)  
16h00 - 16h25 presentation by ESR-12 (20 minutes + 5 minutes for QA)  
16h25 - 16h50 presentation by ESR-13 (20 minutes + 5 minutes for QA)  
16h50 - 17h00 wrap up Christina Lioma  

The workshop included 13 ESRs self-introduction and their research progress; each ESR had twenty minutes to present themselves and briefly discuss their research topic, which was followed by a 5 minutes discussion, question and answering session for each ESR. The list of workshop speakers is reported below:

  • ESR-1: Li, Qiuchi; University of Padua
  • ESR-2: Wang, Benyou; University of Padua
  • ESR-3: Jaiswal, Amit Kumar; University of Bedfordshire
  • ESR-4: Holdack, Guilherme; University of Bedfordshire
  • ESR-5: Yousef, Younes; Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg
  • ESR-6: Uprety, Sagar; The Open University
  • ESR-7: Gkoumas, Dimitris; The Open University
  • ESR-8: Lima, Lucas; University of Copenhagen
  • ESR-9: Wang, Dongsheng; University of Copenhagen
  • ESR-10: Lebedev, Aleksandr; Linnæus University
  • ESR-11: Tiwari, Prayag; University of Padua
  • ESR-12: Geriente, Suzette; Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • ESR-13: Beltran, Lester; Vrije Universiteit Brussel