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Call for PhD Winter Chapter Meeting (SM)

The PhD Chapter board welcomes the members of the PhD Chapter to the winter chapter meeting.

It will be held in the chapter hall at Drottning Kristinas Väg 29 on the 10th of December at 18:18. And since this is close to Christmas, there will be a Christmas theme in the meeting. After the meeting is finished, everyone is invited to gather for a free Christmas dinner. Please sign up by the 9th of December in order to get food: https://goo.gl/forms/csD0mImcas9HqKEk1

More information and the agenda will be posted at the PhD Chapter website at least 4 working days before the meeting.

It can be found here

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.

PhD Event: Game Night

The PhD Board once more welcomes guests to a Game Night in the Chapter Hall, TC.

There will be some games available:
Carcassonne (With the expansion traders and builders)
Dixit
Tsuro
Citadels
Munchkin
Bang! Dice game

If there is any special game you want to play you can bring that along as well!

The doors open at 17:17 on Wednesday, the 21st of November. Address: Drottning Kristinas väg 29.

P.S. If you have any questions about the event, or if you have an idea for another event, you can contact the hosts of the evening at board@dr.kth.se

For more information, go to the event at Facebook

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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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