News & Events

December 17, 2019

QCQT PhD-school General Assembly 2019

The general assembly of the PhD-school will take place on Tuesday 17.12. in the new lecture hall HS1 of the Department of Physics at 12:15h. Please join us!

July 8, 2019

Project Management for Researchers

In this comprehensive full-day workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of a project life cycle and principles of effective project management: how to initiate, plan, and execute a project that meets objectives, on time and within the budget. Project management competency development will be achieved through (i) interactive and hands-on workshop exercises, and (ii) subsequent one-on-one mentoring and monitoring of the successful implementation of the acquired knowledge into participant’s projects and working environment. The course was instructed by Dr. Dimitrije Krstic.

January 11, 2019

Writing Efficiency: Tools and Techniques

In this workshop, we focus on the process of preparing research articles and doctoral theses. We do not discuss issues related to text quality but talk about getting started, keeping momentum, and finishing in time. The course was instructed by Dr. Philipp Mayer (

February 12 & 13, 2018

Special QCQT Winter Event

Quantum computing and quantum technology is a field underpinned by powerful ideas in quantum physics. All of us working in this area need to become fluent with these ideas. For most of us, these concepts go beyond our undergraduate courses. The research literature can be very technical.  To plug this gap, the QCQT PhD School has organised a Winter Event with five inspiring speakers and five fascinating topics!

October 4, 2017

Effective teamwork and collaboration skills

A transferable skills workshop was provided for the PhD school members to strengthen the basic understanding of teambuilding and teamwork principles, as well as the skills needed for efficient teamwork and collaboration, including how to positively influence others. The course was instructed by Dr. Dimitrije Krstic.

September 15, 2017

Excursion to IBM Research

The QCQT PhD school members went for an excursion and Lab visit to the research laboratories of IBM in Rüschlikon, Switzerland.