The University of Melbourne, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences is delighted to host the 2018 U21 Health Sciences Group Doctoral Student Forum, in conjunction with the U21 HSG Annual Meeting.

The forum will take place on Monday 10th September 2018 with the theme “Developing my Career Beyond the PhD”.  The aim of the forum is to encourage students to consider their PhD experience in the context of the diversity of career opportunities available to them following completion. 

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The full day programme will include sessions on:

·         ‘Surviving’ the PhD

·         Internships and extending capacity

·         Building a research profile

·         Moderated poster presentations 

·         Networking/ social opportunities

Selected students will have the opportunity to obtain feedback from an international review panel, attend master classes facilitated by experts in this area, and network with students and academics from 17 global leading universities. Students will also be invited to attend the events of the U21 Health Sciences Group Annual Meeting during the week.

Applications for this year are now closed. Information for the 2019 Doctoral Student Forum will be made available here.