Annual Meeting

To all PhD candidates at Malmö högskola All PhDs are invited to the Doctoral Student Union breakfast and annual meeting this Friday, January 27th 2017, between 09:00-11:00.  Our annual meeting would follow the breakfast event where the DSU board will present its Annual Report for 2016 and afterwards all members are invited to elect a new board for 2017. The meeting will be held in the K3 Studio on the 5th floor of the Niagara building, right beside the C-elevator (there will be a sign on the door). The DSU will…

Barry O’Brien (PhD Career Link) shares some of the tools he uses when coaching PhDs during their transition from academia to industry

As part of the recent DSU-SULF PhD day, there was a presentation and discussion given by Barry O’Brien from PhD Career Link, during which he shared some of the tools he uses when coaching PhDs during their transition from academia to industry. Barry has helpfully provided us with the slides from his talk (which deal particularly with developing one’s LindedIn profile), as well as an introduction to useful links for PhDs looking to make this transition from academia to industry, and we are sharing Barry’s links and explanations here. Barry:…

Some good news from Forskarservice. If you are running out of travel budget, this might just solve your problem!

Forskarservice is announcing two travel grants each worth 25000 SEK for students with thesis work in sustainable urban development: http://www.mah.se/medarbetare/For-ditt-arbete/Intern-forskningsinformation/ The grants are intended to fund the stay abroad, primarily for research or course work and secondly conference participation. The application should be sent in as a PDF document addressed to ‘Stiftelsen för främjandet av Malmö högskolas utveckling’, then send an email to registrator@mah.se. Application deadline is August 15, 2016. Två resestipendier à 25 000 kronor utlyses för doktorander med avhandlingsarbete inom hållbar stadsutveckling i bred bemärkelse Stipendierna är avsedda…

Seminar on strategic publishing (specially designed for KS doctoral students)

Malmö University Library offers you an opportunity to get further knowledge about publishing strategies and what aspects can be included in your choices of publication outlets. By the end of this seminar, you will have reflected on your publication strategy and publishing choices as well as identified how this can influence impact, accessibility and dissemination of your research. Session activities will include a mix of lectures, discussions and hands-on exercises. The seminar will cover: A general introduction to citation indexes and bibliometric analysis. An introduction to the what and how…