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PhD Pub Special – Bring your supervisor (or professor) to the pub

The PhD Pub opens its door on Friday 19th of October as per tradition at 17:17. The address is unchanged – Drottning Kristinas väg 29

Attention dear guests!!! We host a special Pub this time. Our goal:
– breaking the ice between students and teachers
– raising the alcohol level in your professors’ bloodstream
– showing where you spend your Friday evenings and come up with all your crazy ideas for your projects

The PhD Pub encourages you to treat your mentor for a drink!
Our supervisors are already excited O_o

Our kitchen is open this Friday: burgers will be available for purchase.

Entrance: you should have an active THS membership of the PhD Chapter or Flygsektionen. Every member has the right to bring 1 Dr. guest.

Check the event on Facebook 

Don’t forget to invite your supervisor!

PhD Pub on March 9th

Dear students,

We kindly invite you to the PhD Pub! We have got new selection of beers and new broad selection of spirits such as Whiskey and Vodka.

We start at 17.17 as per tradition. Please show your THS membership cards at the entrance. Members have a right to bring one personal guest.

PhD Pub crew also invites everyone who is interested to try how is to be a bartender! Please contact some of the crew members if you have any questions.

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Whisky Pub on March 02 at 17:17 until 01:00

 

Dear PhD students, you are kindly invited to the Whisky Pub at T-Centralen (Drottning Kristinas väg 29) by Flyg section. Please have your THS membership card, members can bring one personal guest.

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PhD pedagogical seminars: research autonomy

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  • Are you a young researcher or a research student?
  • Would you like to make impact with your research and would like to know about opportunities and discuss the challenges?
  • Are you aiming big with your research, want to maximise its societal impact and its contribution to knowledge but a bit concerned with all short-term goals that you should demonstrate within your research group, research community and your financing agency?

We do not offer solution but at least we offer a forum, in term of seminar series, to bring your perspective and discuss it with us!

This time, we think we can touch on the issue, in the context of: “performance-based governance of academia: its impact on training of young researchers”. For that we bring you:

  •  Per Berglund, KTH vice dean of Faculty and chairperson of education committee (Faculty perspective)
  • Lars Geschwind, researcher on science and education policy at ITM school at KTH (Research perspective)
  • Gustav Notander, KTH Innovation (Entrepreneurship support/impact)

We’ll arramge the seminar as follows:

1. Introduction: 14:30, duration ~15 minutes (by Anders Broström and Tage Mohammadat)
2. Pitch talk: 14:45, duration ~40-60 minutes (by Per Berglund and Lars Geschwind)
3. Panel: 15:45-, duration: 45- minutes (moderated by Anders Broström)
4. Fika: for mingling, networking and informal discussions

Oh ya, here are some more practical info:

– When? March 7, 14:30-17:00
– Where? GrötenNymble​, Drottning Kristinas väg 15, 100 44 Stockholm
– Should You do anything before that? Ya, registration (confirmation of seats, and reminder).

Hope to see you there!

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This Friday is our next PhD Pub!

We kindly invite you to the PhD Pub!

We start at 17.17 as per tradition. Our pub is called “T-Centralen” and it’s located on KTH Main Campus, Drottning Kristinas Väg 29. We will check for the THS membership cards at the entrance. Members have a right to bring one personal guest.

PhD Pub crew also invites everyone who is interested to try how is to be a bartender! Please contact some of the crew members if you have any questions.

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PhD Chapter Meetup on public speaking

Have you ever been on stage? Did you feel uncomfortable? Was it a confident delivery?

Most of us need to communicate our results to the audience at some stage of the PhD. How you deliver the speech is often more important than what you are talking about. If you are looking down, talking quietly and use filler words all the time – nobody will listen, even if you have done an amazing breakthrough!

Improving public speaking skills will increase your impact a lot!

The PhD Chapter invites you to our very first Meetup where our guest speaker Min’an Tan will lead an entertaining lecture about public speaking. The meeting will be held in T-Centralen, Drottning Kristinas Väg 29, on Tuesday November 28th at 18:00 (ending around 19:30).

Contact board [at] phd.ths.kth.se for more information.

Please, register here.

 

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PhD Pub starts this Friday

Welcome to the first PhD Pub of the term on Friday September 22rd at 17.17. Please bring your THS cards. Members can bring one personal guest. Facebook event here.

Location: T-Centralen, Drottning Kristinas Väg 29

Do you also want to get engaged in pub and event organization for the PhD Chapter? Come and talk to Kate!

We are sorry for the wrong date in the previous announcement.

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How to succeed as a researcher in KTH: Career path and opportunities

Are you a researcher (or about to be one) and wondering about career paths in typical academic institute such as KTH and what opportunities you generally have as a young researcher?

Then, we have the pleasure to invite you to a half day event about KTH career track, followed up by a discussion on how to succeed as a researcher.

We welcome research engineers, PhD-students, postdocs and young faculty at KTH!

Date: Wednesday 15 November, 2017
Time: 13:15-16:00
Venue: Q2, Osquldas väg 10 (floor 2), KTH Royal Institute of Technologylänk till annan webbplats, öppnas i nytt fönster
The seminar is free. Coffee and refreshments are included for registered participants.
Registration page is here.
Last day to register: 10 November, 2017
Hosts: Young Academy of Sweden, the Doctoral students network at KTH and KTH Relocation.

Program

13:15 Welcome – Anna Wetterbom, CEO, Young Academy of Sweden

  • Presentation of The Young Academy of Sweden – Gabriel Skantze, Associate professor in Speech Communication and Technology at KTH and Member of the Young Academy of Sweden
  • Support for young researchers – KTH PhD Student Chapters and KTH Relocation
  • Tenure track at KTH – Katja Tollmar Grillner, Dean of Faculty at KTH and Professor of Critical Studies in Architecture

14:15 Panel discussions and Q&A – moderated by Robert Lagerström, Associate Professor in Information systems architecture, KTH and Member of the Young Academy of Sweden, the panel:

Ulrica Edlund, School of Chemical Science and Engineering, Professor in Polymer technology
My Hedhammar, School of Biotechnology, Associate professor in Protein-based materials
Nicole Kringos, School of Architecture and Built Environment, Professor in Highway engineering
Josefin Larsson, Associate professor in astronomy at KTH and Member of the Young Academy of Sweden
Mark Smith, School of Information and Communication Technology, Professor in Electronic systems

15:00 Mingle and networking

 

For further questions or inquiries concerning the event, please contact: tagem {AT} kth {DoT} se

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PhD Chapter Annual BBQ

PhD Chapter Annual BBQ is today! 13th of June starting at 17.00
Time: 17:00
Place: Chapter House (T-Centralen) Drottning Kristinas väg 29

Please sign up here so we can figure out how much food to get and special requirements.

Bring your THS member cards.
The dinner costs 20 SEK for THS members and 50 SEK for non-members.

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