The International Doctoral Student Experience and Transferability of Doctoral training
Monday 9th September 2019
The University of Glasgow, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences is delighted to host the 2019 U21 Health Sciences Group Doctoral Student Forum, in conjunction with the U21 HSG Annual Meeting.
The forum will take place on Monday 9th September 2019 with themes of the international experience and transferability of doctoral training. The aims are to encourage discussion amongst students, to share experiences and to consider the diversity of career opportunities available following completion.
We have invited doctoral students from a range of disciplines across the U21 HSG member institutions to present their work in Glasgow at the forum.
Please see details of the forum below:
08:30 Registration and poster set up
09:05 Welcome (Prof George Baillie, Dean for Graduate Studies, University of Glasgow)
09:15 Introduction to Doctoral Student Forum (Prof Alastair Gracie, University of Glasgow)
09:30 Masterclass: How do we train Career Ready Graduates - The PGR Toolbox (Dr Helen Wheadon, University of Glasgow)
10:30 Tea and Coffee break
10:45 Student Presentations
11:45 Student Presentations including a snapshot of their international experience
12:45 Lunch and poster preview
13:30 Masterclass: After the PhD (Professor Campbell, Associate Director, SNBTS & Dr Sam Curran, SEPA). Facilitated careers/panel session
14:30 Student Presentations
15:30 Tea and Coffee break
15:45 Facilitated poster session
17:00 Conclusion and thanks
17:15 Drinks reception and prize giving
Students will have the opportunity to obtain feedback from an international review panel, attend masterclasses facilitated by experts in this area, and network with students and academics from 18 global leading universities. Students will also be invited to attend the events of the U21 Health Sciences Group Annual Meeting during the week and will need to register to attend both the Doctoral Student Forum and the Annual Meeting.
Please contact Corrina Greenwood, U21 HSG Operations Manager firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any general questions or comments.
Photographs below from the Doctoral Student Forum 2018 hosted by the University of Melbourne.