Euraxess Reflex


Project is part of the activities of the EURAXESS Network

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 643510.


08:30 - 09.00                     


09:00 - 09:05                     


Katarína Košťálová, SAIA, n. o.

09:05 - 09:15                     

Opening address

Lukáš Zendulka, Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic

09:15 - 09:45                     

My career story

Ján Tkáč, Institute of Chemistry, Slovak Academy of Sciences

09:45 – 10:15                    

Keynote: Supporting excellence in researchers´ careers through Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

Alessandra Luchetti, European Commission, Department A - Excellent Science, Research Executive Agency (REA)

10:15 - 10:45     

REFLEX project: outcomes and lessons learnt

Sibylle Hodel, ETH Zürich | Ádám Molnar Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. | Kathrine Vangen NTNU Trondheim | Mark de Vos, University of Copenhagen

10:45 - 11:15                     

Coffee break

11:15 - 12:30                     

Researchers’ career development from different perspectives

Panel discussion of researchers and experts dealing with researchers´ career support

Fredrik Haraldsen, Slovak Academy of Sciences |Bregt Saenen, European University Association | Michaela Musilová, Slovak Organisation for Space Activities | Olga Pardo Escher, ETH Zürich 

12:30 - 13:30                      


13:30 - 15:00                     

Career support for the research careers of the future (parallel group sessions)

Group discussion on what should be the next steps in helping the researchers to develop excellent careers and how can REFLEX outcomes help in this.

Session 1: Starting the researcher career: focus PhD candidates

Starting with the presentation of Ewelina Pabjańczyk-Wlazło, European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers

Session 2: From uncertainty to established careers: focus young researchers

Starting with the presentation of Sebastien Huber,  Science Europe

Session 3:  Becoming the leaders: focus experienced researchers

Starting with the presentation of Alexandra Bitušíková, Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica

15:00 - 15:30                     

Coffee break

15:30 - 16:00                     

What is your opinion on…?

Interactive feedback survey facilitated by Kathrine Vangen, NTNU Trondheim

16:00 - 16:30                 

Closing remarks: Researchers’ careers in the European Research Area

Fabienne Gautier, European Commission, DG Research and Innovation - Open Innovation and Open Science Directorate


Closing of the workshop

Katarína Košťálová, SAIA, n. o.


Glass of wine


Moderated by Stein Mortensholm, NTNU Trondheim

Last modified: 2016-10-27