Ca­reer as a sci­ent­ist: "Out of the head, in­to the body" work­shop

Ort: Zoom

The Central Equal Opportunities Officer of Paderborn University offers various workshops for female doctoral and post-doctoral students as part of the "Career as a Scientist" series. On 1 March and 12 April 2024, the workshop "Out of the head, into the body" will take place online via Zoom from 10 am to 3 pm. The seminar language is German. Those interested can register by emailing Stefanie Lichtenauer (stefanie.lichtenauer(at)upb(dot)de). All offers can be found on the website of the Equal Opportunities Officer.

Dr Pamela Geldmacher's workshop invites all participants to embark together on the path to greater resilience and strengthening of resources, instead of constantly running after the here and now. One focus of the joint workshop time will be on a sustainable pause culture within academic work phases. In a world that is becoming increasingly interconnected through digitalisation, "taking a break" must be relearned in order to be effective in the long term. Without high-quality breaks, one's own resources cannot be maintained in a balanced way in the long term.  But how do we manage to take breaks in our demanding everyday university life that strengthen us in the long term?

Answers to these and subsequent questions will be provided in this online workshop, which will be followed by a follow-up to reflect on and deepen the status quo. It is a practice-oriented format that implements tools from the areas of personal development, time and stress management and mental coaching as well as breathing, body and mindfulness exercises. The aim is to assess the current state of resources and to make self-determined adjustments in order to move forward in a more resilient, motivated and powerful way.

About the speaker

Dr. Pamela Geldmacher holds a doctorate in media and cultural studies, is a trained audio-visual media saleswoman, breathing and movement teacher, lecturer, mental coach and facilitator. After more than 13 years at the university, she now accompanies people inside and outside institutions and companies in the areas of break culture, stress management, mental coaching and breath, body and resource work. Her work is based on the guiding principle: "Out of the head, into the body" – in order to be able to become effective in our knowledge society from there.

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Two women sit next to each other and work intently.
Photo (Paderborn University, Besim Mazhiqi): The Central Equal Opportunities Officer at Paderborn University offers various workshops for female doctoral candidates and postdocs as part of the "Career as a Scientist" series.