Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) will hold a seminar series to support the improvement of leadership and management skills of female researchers. Dr. Iris WIECZOREK, President of IRIS Science Management Inc., will be the lecturer.
This is a three-part seminar series that provides practical knowledge on leadership and research management skills, and a seminar will be held #1 20 December 2022,#2 26 January and #3 16 February 2023.
It is possible to register for single seminars. (If the number of applications exceeds the seminar series capacity, a lottery will be held.) The dates for the 2nd and 3rd sessions have been set. (updated 11/28/2022)
Overview of the seminar
|Seminar Title||3-part series of seminars “Leadership Development Training Program for Female Researchers Who Want to Become PIs”|
|Date/Time||①Dec/20/2022 ②Jan/26/2023 ③Feb/16/2023
All seminars are held from 9:00-13:00.
|Targeted participants||Female researchers（Assistant Professor, Lecturer, Associate Professor *including special appointment）affiliated with Hokkaido University and KNIT Joint Organization*¹|
|Capacity||14 people per part (If the number of applications exceeds the seminar capacity, a lottery will be held.）|
|How to apply||Please use the application form below to apply.
|Held method||Real-time online attendance with zoom|
|Lecturer||Dr. Iris WIECZOREK／IRIS Science Management Inc.|
|Enquiries||Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) , Hokkaido University
KNIT Joint Organization*¹・・・MURORAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Kitami Institute of Technology, Amino Up Co., Ltd., NITTO DENKO CORPORATION.
Session 1: December 20, 2022
|Theme||Session 1: Key skills for effective communication (Basic & Advance)|
|Date/Time||Dec/20/2022 9:00 – 13:00|
Session 2: January 26, 2023
|Theme||Session 2: Building Your Team|
|Date/Time||Jan/26/2023 9:00 – 13:00|
Session 3: February 16, 2023
|Theme||Session 3: Managing Yourself & Your Team|
|Date/Time||Feb/16/2023 9:00 – 13:00|
Voice of previous participants
About the Lecturer
Dr. Iris WIECZOREK
Dr. Iris Wieczorek studied Japanese and Chinese Studies, and Computer Science at the University of Hamburg. She has nearly 30 years of Japan experience, is involved in research management and training activities for over 20 years, and has a broad knowledge about the academic and scientific systems in Europe and Japan. In 2000, she joined the GIGA Institute for Asian Studies in Hamburg, a member institute of the Leibniz Association, where she has been working in comparative assessment of the Japanese research and innovation system. In 2008, she established the Japan Office of the German Research Foundation (DFG) in Tokyo, and acted as its director until 2012. Subsequently, she founded IRIS Science Management Inc, a Tokyo-based company specialized in career development training, diversity training, research management and in supporting “International Relations In Science”. Her work is based on a broad and trustable network in the scientific(political) communities in Japan and Europe, and she is member of various Japanese research policy committees.