Career Development

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Learn how to write a good systematic review and meta-analysis:
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What to expect?

With this activity, we help you improve your skills, broaden your professional network and get closer to your ideal job, skillset and lifestyle. 

  • Get exclusive access to useful material compiled for you on a specific topic.
  • Participate in interactive learning sessions with experts who share insightful tips and tricks based on their personal experiences. 
  • Meet up with experts and peers in small groups to explore the topic in more depth.


Target audience & participation

This activity is relevant for myUEG Associates at any career stage with an interest in the specific topic.

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Course structure

The programme is structured to provide a blend of resources, interactive sessions, and community support tailored to enhance your learning experience.  

Here's what you can expect:

  1. Resources: A selection of useful resources on each topic, available for you to watch and read at your convenience. 
  2. Online live presentation: Each topic features a live webinar that offers you the opportunity to engage in real-time with the content, ask questions, and interact with the presenters. 
  3. Mentoring group call: You will have the opportunity to meet experts and your peers in a small group video call setting and get individual feedback and guidance to improve your work. 
  4. My Connect group: A dedicated group enables you to meet fellow learners, engage in discussions, and share your experiences.  
  5. Meet-up: For participants attending UEG Week, we offer the chance to meet in person. This will be an excellent opportunity to exchange questions, tips, and network with others.

Webinars on demand

All past UEG webinars are available in our library. Access them free of charge any time at your convenience.

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Current Topics

Writing & publishing – How to write a good systematic review and meta-analysis

Learning objectives: 
Participants get tips on:

  • Structuring your manuscript 
  • Coming up with a good research question 
  • Performing a comprehensive and structured systematic literature search  
  • The importance of quality assessment of the studies 
  • Statistical analysis/consultation 
  • Extraction and interpretation of data from included studies 
  • Writing a good discussion 
  • Tips for creating your own illustrations and recommendations on collaborating with professional illustrators 

April 22, 2024 | 18:00 – 19:00 CEST
Speakers: Christopher Black, Antonio Facciorusso
Moderator: Maria Manuela Estevinho 

Online mentoring: 
May 2, 2024 | 18:00 – 19:00 CEST & May 8, 2024 | 20:30 – 21:30 CEST (you can participate in one of the two sessions)
Mentors: Yasuko Maeda, Joana Roseira  


Dealing with bad outcomes

Coming up in September 2024.
Stay tuned! More information will be available soon.

Past topics

Access the resources of our past topics to deepen your knowledge and acquire new competencies.

Academia & research – How to get into an academic pathway  

Learning objectives:          

Participants get tips on  

  • starting an academic career 
  • choosing the right area of research 
  • bringing clinical and basic research together 
  • pitching and getting funded 
  • collaborating with industry 

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Connect & Collaborate - How to network effectively 

Learning objectives:          

Participants get tips on  

  • designing an effective CV and motivation letter 
  • using social media for networking and collaborating 
  • networking outside of social media 
  • presenting themselves  
  • acing an interview 
  • using My Connect for professional networking 

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Writing & publishing – How to write a good original article 

Learning objectives:         

Participants learn 

  • to choose the right journal for their work
  • to present their research in an original format
  • to find a good title  
  • to write a good abstract 
  • to reduce their wordcount
  • to write a cover letter 
  • to handle reviewers’ comments 
  • to deal with rejection 
  • to make their article discoverable online 

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Growing to be a leader – How to empower yourself & your team

Learning objectives:          

Participants get tips for  

  • being a good trainer and teacher 
  • finding and being a good mentor
  • giving and receiving feedback
  • working and communicating in a team
  • job interviews 
  • negotiations 
  • dealing with a difficult working environment  
  • strategic thinking 
  • identifying their strengths and weaknesses 
  • effectively moving forward

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