National PhD Welcome Day 2019
21/11/2019 14:00 to 21/11/2019 22:00 (Europe/Luxembourg)
Welcome to all new PhD candidates from all over the world who start their doctoral research in Luxembourg!
We warmly invite you to the 4th edition of the National PhD Welcome Day:
When? 21st November 2019 from 2.00 pm
Where? Halle des Poches à Fonte, Campus Belval
Want to know more about the research landscape in Luxembourg? Network with doctoral candidates and organisers of doctoral training? Get the tool kit for a successful PhD?
Come join us! You will exchange and have fun with fellow young researchers.
The National PhD Welcome Day 2019 is organised under the lead of LIH, in partnership with the University of Luxembourg, LISER, LIST, MPI, LuxDoc, EURAXESS and FNR.
2.00 - 3.00: Registration and welcome coffee
3.00 - 3.20: Welcome speech and icebreaker (Prof Ulf Nehrbass, CEO of LIH, and Dr Frank Glod, CSO of LIH)
3.20 - 3.35: Luxembourg's research landscape and the National Quality Framework for Doctoral Training (Dr Marc Schiltz, Executive Head of the FNR)
3.35 - 3.50: Doctoral education at the University of Luxembourg (Prof Jens Kreisel, Vice Rector for Research, UL)
3.50 - 4.00: Promoting Robust Research: The Luxembourg Agency for Research Integrity (Dr Katrina Bramstedt, LARI)
4.00 - 5.20: Tool kit session: "All you need for your PhD" (including group picture and coffee break) with 13 speakers
5.20 - 6.00: Inspirational keynote by Dr Robert Mann, Luxembourg's first professional Badminton player
6.00 - 7.00: Fun quiz by LuxDoc
7.00 - 8.00: Buffet
8.00 - 10.00: Pop-Rock music with band “Les Roosters”
Registration: First-year PhD candidate receive an invitation by e-mail from the PhD training coordinator at their institution and/or the Doctoral Studies Office of the University of Luxembourg.