Every year, the Coordination Office organises a retreat for all us IMPRS students. Each time there is a different topic, ranging from career options to interpersonal skill development. This year’s topic was “Communication & Teamwork”. In science, especially during PhD, communication & teamwork skills are essential to successfully master your research and get to publishing results. Without adequate communication between lab fellows, constructive research is not possible. But communication also harbours much more, such as intercultural communication, intersectorial communication and communication with people you have not met before. Thus, this year’s topic was not only fun, but also interesting and important to explore.
The retreat took place in the lower Alps of southern Bavaria, in Pfronten read more