Ruprecht-Karls-Universitšt Heidelberg

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Lehrveranstaltungen im Sommersemester 2017

Prof. Dr. Gerdi Weidner


Bachelor und Masterstudiengang (DCP und OBAC)

"Gender and Health: The role of gender in etiology and progression of chronic diseases" (AOV)

Veranstaltungsart: Seminar
SWS: 2
Leistungspunkte: 4
Zeit: Mittwoch 13:15 bis 15:45 Uhr
Ort: Übungsraum C

Achtung: Seminarbeginn am 19.04.2017 und endet am 07.06.2017

Info: Studierende aus Nachbardisziplinen der Psychologie (z. B. Soziologie, Ethnologie, Epidemiologie, Sportwissenschaften, Medizin) sind willkommen. Almost all reading assignments and lectures will be in English. Discussions of the course material and your own contributions to this seminar can be made in either German or English. You will have the opportunity to familiarize yourself with samples from both the classic and the current literature on gender differences in health, including refugee health, and participate in discussions of reading assignments.

Inhalt: Why do women live longer than men? We will explore psychological, behavioral, biological, and environmental influences on the gender gap in longevity, with a special emphasis on chronic physical health conditions. We will consider the major causes of death in the world and the role that genderrelated factors may play in their development and progression. We will also discuss implications for prevention and address the question wether interventions may have to be gender-specific. The articles assigned in this seminar will encompass perspectives from numerous disciplines, such as psychology, demography, epidemiology, medicine, an sociology.



Masterstudiengang (DCP und OBAC)

"Workshop: How to succeed and survive in academica" (AOV)

Veranstaltungsart: Block-Seminar
SWS: 2
Leistungspunkte: 4
Zeiten und Orte:
Mittwoch, den 19.04.2017, von 18.15.-20.00 Uhr in Übungsraum C (ÜR-C)
Freitag, den 28.04.2017, von 10.00-17.30 Uhr in Konferenzraum A 102
Freitag, den 05.05.2017, von 10.00-17.30 Uhr in in Übungsraum C (ÜR-C)
Freitag, den 19.05.2017, von 10.00-17.30 Uhr in in Übungsraum C (ÜR-C)

Leistungsvoraussetzung: Aktive Teilnahme und Mitarbeit (in Englisch oder Deutsch)


Inhalt: This workshop will focus on success and survival in academia. In Part 1, we will discuss serveral articles about how to approach a career in research and teaching, ranging from CV preparation and the writing of applications for academic positions (e.g., internships, pre- and post-doctoral research scholarships, professorships) and research grants, to self-presentation during an interview, and the job talk. You will be provided with samples of the above materials, which we will discuss in Part 2. During Part 3, you are encouraged to bring your own work in progress, such as drafts of application letters, CVs, power point presentations, to obtain feedback from your class mates and the instructor. Throughout the workshop, you will have the opportunity to share your experiences and current career plans with other workshop participants.

Advanced students and pre/post-doctoral research scholars from all areas of Psychology (e.g., Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology) and related social sciences are invited to participe.

Relevante Texte werden auf Moodle zur Verfügung gestellt.