At the PhD Chapter extra meeting on February 14th, it has been decided to delegate elections of further members of the PhD Chapter nominating committee (composed of max five members) to the board meeting on February 28th. Therefore nominations are open again!
All the nominations can be made by email at board [at] phd.ths.kth.se until February 27th at midnight. Candidates will be required to show up at the board meeting on February 28th at 16:00 on KTH Main Campus for the elections. Further details about the board meeting location will be sent by private email.
Are you interested in organizing the PhD pubs and other fun activities with the PhD Chapter?
The position of Master of Ceremonies (klubbmästare) is up for grabs for 2017-2018 (starting in July). The position, the most fun and social experience, that can lighten up you KTH experience and brings you loads of experience of a slightly different flavor than the time spent in lab, entails organizing different events, managing the pub and organizing the team of other fun loving people to work with. If you would like to hear more about the ins and outs of the position please contact our historically existing Master of Ceremonies at omars [at] kth [dot] se.
Additionally, in case you would just like to work at the pubs the PhD Chapter is offering three training positions for FEST and STAD certifications. These trainings are a pre-requisite in order to be able to arrange the pubs.
FEST covers various topics such as fire safety and the various rules at KTH covering organization of events. It will be held on 13-14th of February 18:00 – 22:00.
STAD which is organized by various authorities covers the issues related to alcohol laws, health and conflict management workshop will be held on 20th and 22nd of February 16:00 – 21:00.
If you are interested to attend the training please let us know before the 3rd of February at omars [at] kth [dot] se.
The Swedish national union of students is looking for PhD representatives to help in the evaluation of the education in the third cycle. Unfortunately the information is only available in swedish which also will be the main language used during the work.
We know there are PhD students within pedagogy and computer science who could be interested and find it relevant. Should you want to learn more or apply please visit the following links: