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EMBL Conference "Lifelong Learning in the Biomedical Sciences", Heidelberg, Germany, 5-7 July 2016

The LifeTrain Initiative reaching out to a wide audience

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Keynote lecture

Session 1: Stimulating intersectoral mobility

Session 2: Fostering competency and interdisciplinarity

Session 3: Developing cross-cutting skills

Session 4: Transformative learning: applying learning in the workplace



  • Developing and using competency profiles for professional development, Cath Brooksbank, EMBL-EBI, EMTRAIN and Hans Lindén, EUFEPS, SafeSciMet
  • Supporting early-stage researchers to plan their careers, Alison Mitchell, Vitae and Philip S. Clifford, University of Illinois at Chicago/MyIDP
  • Training impact and quality - presenting the Elixir recipe, Sarah L Morgan, EMBL-EBI/Elixir and Gabriella Rustici, University of Cambridge/Elixir