PNN informs about employment conditions in Groningen

On Friday 20 September, the University of Groningen organises its annual Groningen PhD Day. In the program of this day, Promovendi Netwerk Nederland (PNN) will be present for a workshop together with the Groningen Graduate Interest Network (GRIN) on labor conditions, after successful editions earlier this year in Wageningen, Leiden, Utrecht, and Groningen. Since the beginning of this year, PNN, in collaboration with the Academic Union (VAWO), is actively engaged in informing PhD candidates about their rights.  PNN and GRIN enter into discussion with PhDs about their place within the university, conflict situations, and the rights they can claim.

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President PNN “Topper” of academic year ’18/’19

Last Monday ScieneGuide published a list of “toppers”, people who played an important role in higher education last year. Our president, Anne de Vries, was one of them. This is what ScienceGuide wrote about her (in Dutch):

“Unimpeded by the fact that the PhD Network Netherlands (PNN) still does not have an “official status” in The Hague, president Anne de Vries (Tilburg University) continues to receive public attention  last year. Sometimes it is better if you are not “officially” part of the negotiations, seems to be her credo. After all, it’s not about the position but about the content.

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