As part of the FEASS Doctoral Workshop Series launched in Fall 2013, Dr. Dimitris Tsarouhas (IR) and Emin Karag├Âzo─člu (ECON) gave a talk entitled ÔÇťGetting the Most out of Conferences and WorkshopsÔÇŁ on February 6th. Dr. Tsarouhas provided the audience with essential information about different stages of the conference participation including the preparation stage, tips for successful presentations, and social networking. Dr. Karag├Âzo─člu underlined the importance of attending conferences in order to gain visibility in the academia reminding Ph.D. students that networking during conferences can be a key facilitator for professional development. The workshop continued with a lively question and answer session.

The next workshop will be given by Dr. Ken Weisbrode (HIST) and Dr. Selver ┼×ahin (IR) on February 27, 2014. The title of the workshop is ÔÇťTop Tips for Managing your Supervisor and Supervising your PHDÔÇŁ. This workshop is particularly recommended for all FEASS Ph.D. students who have passed their comprehensive exam.