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Offspring Magazine

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This podcast series is brought to you by the Science Communication and Magazine team of the Max Planck PhD network. We want to make the process of getting a doctorate more transparent and raise awareness about possible career opportunities for doctoral researchers inside and outside of science. We d… read more


#1-17 - Who Are We? - Working Groups of the Max Planck PhDnet - General Meeting, Secretary, Offspring Magazine, and Open Science Groups

In this episode of the Offspring Podcast, we feature Irene Domenici from the General Meeting working group, Andrea Seiwert from the Secretary Group and also the two hosts of this podcast Srinath and Niko for their roles as coordinators of Offspring Magazine and Open Science working groups respectively. We discuss how they work within the PhDnet and highlight the important and specific tasks they each perform.  

We also highlight the importance of Networking, and Communication.  As PhDnet forming this network of peers to discuss and solve issues which are common to all PhDs of the Max Planck Society, we aim to promote the collaboration and communication as much as possible and we hope to meet you at the General Meeting from November 4th to 6th 2020. 

These episodes are a part of a series which aim to shed light on the various roles in the Steering Groups and the roles of the Working Groups within the PhDnet which enable the body to function.  

You can learn more about the PhDnet at :

You can get in touch with the WGs from this episode with the below addresses.

General Meeting: 

Survey Group:

Offspring Magazine:

Open Science:

If you have any comments, suggestion or questions, please feel free to reach out to us at the following email:

Please feel free to check out the Offspring-Blog where we publish articles  on a regular basis.

Intro - Outro music composed by Srinath Ramkumar:

Pre-Intro jingle composed by Gustavo Carrizo:

You can follow the hosts of this podcast on Twitter here:

Srinath Ramkumar:

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Adrian Lahola:

Until Next Week, Stay Safe and Stay Healthy

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