Call for PhD Chapter meeting – Elections and Christmas Dinner

The PhD Chapter board welcomes the members of the PhD Chapter to the second chapter meeting of the operational year 2019/20.

It will be held in the Chapter hall at Drottning Kristinas Väg 29 on Monday December 9th at 17:00. (The meeting will start 17:17, but please arrive 17:00 to get some glögg and dinner). Please sign-up using this link.

During this Chapter meeting, we will have elections for several positions on the Chapter board and Chapter functionaries:

Vice Chair (board member) – until December 2020

Treasurer (board member) – until December 2020

Business Manager (board member) – until December 2020

Communication Manager (board member) – until December 2020

Council Coordinator (board member) – until December 2020

Webmaster (board member) – until June 2020

Event Manager (board member) – until June 2020 (given resignation is approved)

Chapter Functionaries:

Female Doctoral Committee: Head of the Committee – until December 2020

Master of Ceremonies (one of two positions) – until December 2020

Nominating Committee – 3 to 5 members

Standard bearers: Standard bearer and Deputy standard bearer until December 2020

Auditors – 2 positions

To learn more about the roles, take a look at candidacy profiles: and please apply to any position you are interested in through this link: dr.kth.se/vacancies/

The agenda is found here: Agenda

Feel free to contact the board at board@dr.kth.se if you have any questions about the meeting or if there is anything you would like to bring up during the meeting. Motions should be sent to the board in written form (to board@dr.kth.se) before 12:00 on the 2nd of December. Template for the Motions can be found here.

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Endnote Workshop – getting started with reference management

The workshop is an introductory course to the reference management program Endnote, and is aimed at PhD students and researchers. We will go through the basics of the program and there will be time for practice.

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Science and SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

In order to promote young scientists early in their careers, SciLifeLab and AAAS/Science magazine have joined forces in creating the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists. Read more…

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PhD Chapter Meeting Agenda

As promised, here is the agenda for the chapter meeting next Monday!

We will, as tradition, prepare a Christmas dinner for the meeting. Please sign up here in order to make sure you get some.

For more information about the meeting, check out our post about the call for the meeting: https://www.dr.kth.se/2019/11/15/call-for-phd-chapter-meeting-elections-and-christmas-dinner/

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PhD Pub: Fall edition

We kindly invite you to the PhD Pub!

The pub will start as per tradition at 17.17.
Members belonging to the PhD chapter or Flygsektionen are always welcome and can bring one personal guest. THS cards will be checked at the entrance!

If you are interested to try how it is to be on the other side of the bar, do not hesitate to contact the PhD pub crew!

You can also contact any of the crew members if you have any question; E-mail: DrInK@dr.kth.se

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