Stay connected - talk talk talk....
Inform your doctoral researchers and postdocs about social activities in your group and encourage them to participate and socialize with their peers.
Encourage especially international scientists do get involved in the DocTeam/ Postdoc Speaker Team! These gremia are a the source for first hand information!
Let them know about:
- "Doctoral researchers coffee break" once a week - organized by the DocTeam
- "Virtual events e.g. quiz or game events" an initiative from amongst the doctoral researchers/ the postdocs
- "The Postdoc Lunch Seminar and Office hour" on Tuesdays organized by PACT
- "Work-out courses" see on the Health Intranet Website
- A "Mentor /Buddy programm" is being set up - watch out for the announcement
Be yourself aware of language difficulties and cultural differences. On this topic there will be events/talks soon.