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PhD Council Geosciences

What we do

What does the PhD council do?

First of all, we as a PhD council are here for you! So feel free to contact us on how we might be able to help you. For instance when you have suggestions for courses, social events or other activities. But also if you have any questions regarding your work as a PhD, junior lecturer or junior researcher at our Faculty.
So what do we already do? We try to be:

1. Guidepost
In case you don’t know what to do with a research or lecturer-related issue? Ask us! We might not always have all the answers ourselves, but we can help you in finding the persons who do.
2. PhD representation
We represent the PhD candidates, junior lecturers and junior researchers at the Faculty level, by discussing junior-related research and teaching issues with the board.
3. Career events
Every year we organize a number of activities for you in order to increase your professional skills. Next to different workshops there is a Geosciences PhD day every year, which features a key-note speaker and a number of workshops.
4. Social events
We work at a big and diverse faculty with many junior employees. Therefore, we organize social events such as drinks, movie nights and sport activities so you can meet other young researchers and lecturers in the faculty.