Now Open: African Doctoral Academy Summer School 2016

Advance Notice
ADA Summer School 2016
In Research Methods and Academic Career Development
11 – 22 January 2016
University of Stellenbosch

Over 150 delegates, hailing from all across Africa visited Stellenbosch University to participate in the African Doctoral Academy’s bi-annual learning experience. The academy offered twelve one-week courses, six of which had never presented before at our Doctoral Schools.

Next year’s Summer School is just around the corner and the aim is to exceed the standards set during 2015. The training programmes will be offered from 11 – 22 January and applicable to current or aspiring doctoral candidates, postdoctoral fellows as well as researchers or supervisors across all disciplines. The academy strives to provide training at both the basic and advanced skill levels with a strong focus on encouraging transdisciplinarity through our collaborations with different bodies at Stellenbosch University and beyond.

Tentative Progamme: 11 – 22 January

Interviewing and qualitative data analysis 
– Prof  Max Bergman – University of Basel, Switzerland
Introduction to SPSS 
– Dr Cindy Lee Steenekamp – Stellenbosch University
Statistics and data analysis using SPSS (advanced)
– Dr Nelius Boshoff – Stellenbosch University
Introduction to qualitative data analysis with ATLAS.ti
– Dr  Lauren Wildschut – Stellenbosch University
Advanced qualitative data analysis with ATLAS.ti
– Dr Susanne Friese – QuaRC, Germany
Survey methods and sampling 
– Dr Jan Vorster – Stellenbosch University
Doctoral supervision
– Prof Jan Botha – Stellenbosch University
Preparing for the PhD 
– Prof Susan van Schalkwyk, Stellenbosch University
– Dr Layla Cassim – Layla Cassim ERS Consultants
Writing and publishing an article during the course of the doctorate
– Dr Ruth Albertyn – Stellenbosch University
Comparative research designs and comparative methods
– Prof Dirk Berg-Schlosser – Philipps University Marburg

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