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StepUP meeting: What is a PhD?

Join us to discover the potential of PhD studies for your career path!
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12:30-13:00   Registration

13:00-13:10   Welcome to StepUP: “What is a PhD”

                         Linnéa Taylor, WINGS

13:10-13:30   A PhD career in research and business

                          Ursula Hultquist-Bengtsson, Medicon Village

13:30-13:45   3 PhD students - 3 reasons and   experiences of pursuing PhD

13:45-14:05   Rules, regulations and quality for PhD   students

                          Cecilia Gagné, Lund University

14:05-14:15   Challenges for PhD students at the  STEM faculties

                         Alexandra Popovic, Doctoral Ombudsman

14:15-14:35   Why have a PhD in academia? Why   employ a PhD student?

14:35-15:00   A PhD outside academia - perspective   from Novo Nordisk

                          Palle Høy Jakobsen, Novo Nordisk

15:00-15:15   Coffee break – Fika will be served

15:15-16:30   Panel debate - Pursuing a PhD - only  the journey that counts?

                        Academia: Professors Anna Blom   (Medical Faculty) and Anne L´Huillier   (LTH)

                       Industry: Palle Høy Jakobsen (Novo   Nordisk), TBA (ESS) 

16:30-18:30   Mingle with Mentors/Speakers –   Everything you ever wanted to know   about a PhD but were

                          afraid to ask!"